1. The Improbable Story of Twitter's First Investor

    The Improbable Story of Twitter's First Investor

    They wanted to call it Twttr. Mike Maples convinced them to add back the vowels.

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    1. Look...we don't have a business. I'm going to give the investors their money back.
    2. By the way, as part of the agreement, I am going to experiment with some stuff we have been working on with a side project. We are trying to decide what to call it. Some are saying VoiceMail 2.0 and others say Twttr.
    3. You say what you are doing in 140 characters or less.
    4. Sloane says you were the first investor in Twitter? Is that true? How in the world did you find it? I just saw them on Oprah.
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