Working Nights And Weekends In Italy

Giustino Orazi, 30, couldn't have chosen a worse time to set up his printed-circuit board company, El.Man, in Italy's mountainous Abruzzi region. When El.Man started production in 1991, the market was overflowing with printed circuits. It wasn't easy for Orazi and his two partners to convince the Young Entrepreneurs Committee, a state-run venture-capital outfit, that what had been a great idea back in 1987 was still valid.

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