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    How Google got its first funding

    This excerpt has been taken from the book “The Google Story” written by David A Vise. It is an excellent book and I recommend that everyone read it. On a sunny California morning in late August 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin (Founders of Google) sat on the front porch of a Palo Alto house eagerly awaiting the arrival of a Silicon Valley angel (Investor). One of their graduate school professors, David Cheriton, suggested that it would be a good idea for them to meet his friend Andy Bechtolsheim, a computer whiz and legendary investor in a string of successful start-ups. Cheriton had piqued Bechtolsheim’s interest in Brin and Page…