History Worth Remembering – The New York Internet Industry Speech Brainstorm

This is worth the time for anyone interested in NYC’s Digital Media Industry
Posted by: Shreyas Pandit August: 7, 2008 to NextNY


NYC-based venture capitalist Fred Wilson is crowd-sourcing the talk he will give at the Web 2.0 conference in New York this September. What’s evolving there is a trip down memory lane, recounting the rise, fall and rebirth of Manhattan’s digital media industry. A great read for those that lived it, or wanted to.


A taste:

*- Seth Godin starts Yoyodyne as a provider of games for Prodigy and CompuServe. (note: need to find precise dates for the following)

* iGuide JV
* launch of
* Doubleclick
* iVillage*