Nancy Gale, founder and designer of luxury handbag brand JAMAH and founder of AMBITION, a non-profit entrepreneurial program for under-served youth, celebrates her birthday on January 12th. This year marked the 5th anniversary of a true red-letter day for Gale and her brand of American-made, luxury leather handbags.
Bob Deemer wasn’t using the ambition.org domain name. He was just holding on to it, or cybersquatting, as some might call it. And why not? A Web Developer at ESPN, Deemer was at the forefront of the dot com boom. He knew he would find buyers ready to spend upwards of $25,000 for ambition and some of the other words he had scooped up at a time when they could be bought for less than $50.