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I started eBay as an experiment, as a side hobby basically, while I had my day job.


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I've got a passion for solving a problem that I think I can solve in a new way. And that maybe it helps that nobody has done it before as well.



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I was just pursuing what I enjoyed doing. I mean, I was pursuing my passion.



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