Created Nov. 2, 2018 CEO: in 1998, they had opportunity to purchase Google; they compared Google search results with Excite's - no much difference; $750k + 1% Excite stock to buy Google.



George Bell was the CEO of, took that pioneering search engine public, and became the CEO of [email protected] when he oversaw that major merger of the dotcom era. George talks about the development of search technology, the madness of the dotcom bubble and even explains the background to one of the more notorious what-ifs in Internet history: the time that Excite had the opportunity to buy Google for a mere $750,000.

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