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in the news this week, following Steve Jobb's death they say that he was the Apple co founder.

who was the other person then?

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In retrospect selling 10% stake in Apple for $800 has to go in the books as one of the worst financial decisions of all time.
Almost as dumb as when Seattle Computing sold DOS to Microsoft for a song.
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Agreed with both. SCP sold DOS to MS for $50k. Small considering what MS made off it.
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In retrospect selling 10% stake in Apple for $800 has to go in the books as one of the worst financial decisions of all time.
crikey so if Apple is worth the purported $340bn now, thats approx 34bn compared to the $800 31 years ago....dear me

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Well, let's be fair ... he couldn't foresee what would happen. If you guys were even ALIVE in those days, I can say with great confidence that you probably blew $800 or more on stuff where you ended up with nothing to show for it. For me, it was Donkey Kong.
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Well, let's be fair ... he couldn't foresee what would happen. If you guys were even ALIVE in those days, I can say with great confidence that you probably blew $800 or more on stuff where you ended up with nothing to show for it. For me, it was Donkey Kong.
I was alive and well; same age as founders.

Also, really wasn't ragging on the guy . . . just makes me feel better about the bad financial decisions I've made.

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Oh I hear THAT!

I bought Apple stock at $13 or so a share got maybe $10K worth (it was a long time ago now). When it hit $42 I thought "that's it, it can't possibly go much higher" and sold it (very healthy profit obviously). Nice, right?

Then it split -- twice -- and those shares would now be worth, what, a million and a half or so? More?

I can't think about it too hard, so forgive the sloppy math. Still, I'm happy with what I got and glad I was out of the stock market by the mid-2000s, so I'm not complaining too much.
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