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people in a number of industries including
finance, investing, self improvement, business
and more. Includes quotes about eBay,
the major online auction website founded
by Pierre Omidyar.
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eBay's business is based on enabling someone
to do business with another person, and
to do that, they first have to develop some
measure of trust, either in the other person
or the system.
Omidyar - Technology
What makes eBay successful.. the real value
and the real power at eBay is the community.
It's the buyers and sellers coming together
and forming a marketplace.
Omidyar - People
When I started eBay, it was a hobby, an
experiment to see if people could use the
Internet to be empowered through access
to an efficient market. I actually wasn't
thinking about it in terms of a social impact.
It was really about helping people connect
around a sphere of interest so they could
Omidyar - People
The pace at eBay was frantic and urgent.
We knew that if we didn't move fast, somebody
would come into the market and quash us.
Participant doesn't make a lot of sense
from a financial investment perspective,
so it's unlikely that other people will
be approaching the business in the same
way. So you see less urgency; you see a
thoroughness and willingness to spend extra
time to get things right. Which I think
is really important.
Skoll - Competition
When a small business grows like eBay did,
it has a multiplier effect. It creates other
small businesses that supply it with intellectual
capital, goods and services.
Whitman - Small
Business - Ebay
eBay had two main things that really spoke
to me. It enabled individuals to do things
that they could not have done without the
Web. The second thing was what Pierre
said: "People have met their best friends
on eBay. What this has enabled is truly
Whitman - Ebay
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