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Fox and Buckley bet solely on e-commerce startups

Walter W. Buckley III and Kenneth A. Fox aren't Tinseltown material. While working for a Philadelphia investment firm, the pair traveled to Los Angeles in early 1995 to scout out a multimedia deal. But before a meeting with a music industry attorney, they decided to adopt what they thought was an L.A. look. At Barneys New York in Beverly Hills, Buckley wound up with a neon blue shirt and pants and Fox walked out in a sports jacket with sleeves that were too long. When they finally met the lawyer, he showed up in the sort of casual duds they had just dumped. "The rest of the day we kept trying to figure out how we could change back into our other clothes," Buckley laughs.

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