Then, during the dotcom boom, he had an inside track on several doomed businesses.
Like anything where there is a fast buck to be made, you're likely to encounter plenty of people in Hollywood claiming to have the inside track on star homes and willing to sell you a map for a few dollars less than the next guys.
Disney branded hotels might have the inside track for free tickets, but that doesn't mean that other hotels don't have a few tricks up their sleeve.
It is likely that he sees her help as an indication that she forgives the past and this gives him an inside track to her heart.
If you have the inside track on a great site for downloading free instrumental music, we sure would like to know.