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News Analysis: Dot.Coms Getting Bred By Scient: Will Scient Spawn Into a Giant or Will Andersen Have the Edge?
Scient's announcement of its intent to baby Dot.com's into existence makes it the Mondragon of High Tech America. The connection? Mondragon genetically bred

fsms nest  Analysis: Dot.Coms Getting Bred By Scient: Will Scient Spawn Into a Giant or Will Andersen Have the Edge? News Analysis: Dot.Coms Getting Bred By Scient: Will Scient Spawn Into a Giant or Will Andersen Have the Edge? E. Robins - March 15th, 2000 Event Summary Scient (NASDAQ SCNT) announced in February that it intended to act as an incubator for dot.com companies through its Systems Innovation services. The accelerated programs would mean a rapid growth in the number of companies that Scient helps, and

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