Total 2000 billed revenue of $18m · Q4 revenue growth of almost 60% quarter on quarter · Doubling of people in product development and sales in H2 · 33 sales contracts signed in 2000 – 13 of which were signed in Q4
And an operating loss of $306,2 million with $24,1 million at hand in cash and venture capital drying up world wide. Hmmm....
Found this interesting: "Our Internet Search product, showcased at AllTheWeb.com..." The word "showcased" seems to confirm that Fast is really in the software business, not in the search engine business. I remember there was some speculation about just that here at WmW last fall.
If they are located near the Bay area it's probably just living expenses. I worked in that area 2 years ago on loan from a company in Southern California. I was amazed at the prices for things, such as milk. Only 8 hours away by drive, and ouch! You would think they would relocate to someplace alot cheaper to operate.
... which is just about the most expensive place you can be in. The border trade with Sweden is of unbelievable proportions. Gargantuan. Even alcoholic beverages. For those of you who have ever picked up a bar bill in Sweden - and survived - that is simply mindboggling. The Bay area is a bargain basement by Norwegian standards.
Hi, I'm the VP Marketing from FAST. The big losses displayed in our financials are an accounting issue related to stock and warrants we sold to Lycos and Dell when they invested. Its not a cash loss. We'd have to be buying gold plated servers! :)