So let’s start with a recap:
In the early 2000s, the so-called dotcom bubble had just burst and it was really difficult to keep convincing people that technological progress and “digitalisation is the future” were the way forward. Moreover, the Euro had been around for just one year, having been introduced on January 1, 2002. Maybe that’s why it took us almost a year to get an overdraft facility (!) from a bank for our project “agency for integrated communication” – not to mention financing (in the end, our building society savings had to take a hit…).