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It is human nature, when we see a start-up or new idea attract enormous investment or sales, to wonder why we had never thought of “that” idea. In many cases, many had indeed thought of it — but no-one was able to get traction until “that” version went large.

Very often it appears sudden, an overnight success, but may well have been many years in the making...

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