By Charles Hirshberg
Posted 05.12.2002 at 7:50 pm 0 Comments
The Ornitech company of Warwick, New York, got off to a rocky start. In 1999, founders Sean Frawley and Dan Getz went to the bank to open up a business account. At first, they were greeted with giggles. So they explained their business plan to a bank officer who offered this objection: "You´re only 15."
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