Empowering the consumer has been an inherent quality and a foundation for the Internet. A sleeping giant is about to awaken and provide even more "power to the people" through a relatively young organization .... www.meetup.com
The group boasts almost 2 million members scattered across 10,000 groups. What is of significant note is the equity participation (under $10 million) by noteables Ebay, Esther Dyson, Allen & Co.,and Senator Bill Bradley among others.
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