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Getting to know Dell Boomi's Rick Nucci and Philly's 'Internet Mojo'

Philadelphia-based internet company Boomi, founded by Rick Nucci, was scooped up by Dell in 2010, and Wired examines the union's strengths.

When Rick Nucci says he runs an internet company based in Philadelphia, people in Silicon Valley look at him funny. “We would come out here to meet with VCs,” he remembers, with a bit of a smile. "They would say: ‘Philly? Do you guys have internet there? Are you working in some sort of Amish commune?'" He ended up partnering with a venture capital firm in New York.

But Nucci’s real surprise is that he runs an internet company that was bought by Dell.

Original source: Wired
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