Act II - Hubspot
It's the early nineties. Dharmesh Shah, a twenty something programmer works for a large technology company. Finds his work uninteresting, decides to continue.
Then, one day, he proposes an idea to the management. A better way of moving data between two financial systems. They say no.
Leaves the large technology company to pursue his idea full time, and starts Pyramid Digital Solutions in April 1994. Next month, Ziff-Davis Press publishes How to Use the Internet. Goes on ...