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dot-com bubble

The late 1990s during which countless Internet companies were riding an enormous wave of enthusiasm that pushed their stock valuations into the stratosphere even though they never made a penny. Billions in venture capital were given to entrepreneurs with little or no experience to fund ideas that were ludicrous. It was a crazy time, and people were very excited. With all of the nonsense, many dot-coms did survive, and countless concepts and techniques were developed that continue today. Compared to other industries, one must keep in mind that the Internet is still in its infancy! See dot-com and New Economy.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Beginning with the words of San Franciscan Journalist Mark Twain saying, "The report of my death was an exaggeration," a new study has found that Class A San Francisco office investments have performed well for investors for more than 10 years -- in spite of the dot com crash.
Coupled with the dot com crash, the woes of the past few years have ensured the past decade is one that many investors would rather forget.
This is compared with 2002 - shortly after the fall-out from the dot com crash - when the PEPI was at a six-year low of 8.
org/) when, during his years as a mortgage broker, he found that many people had losses in their retirement funds through bad investments during the DOT COM crash and recessions.
Despite the downward trend in the industry following the dot com crash, the ICT industry continues to show enormous potential.
There is also a lack of trust between the finance and technology sectors as a result of the dot com crash and each sector having uninformed perceptions of the other.
The website is a miracle baby -- born in the midst of the dot com crash in 2000, it has been growing exponentially ever since without advertising or outside investments.
Companies that survived the dot com crash and are now thriving"
He went on: "Over the last few years there has been a degree of mistrust between the financial and technology sectors, catalysed by the dot com crash.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- In the year 2000, right in the middle of the dot com crash, three guys: Lynn Hoover, Evert Van Niekerk, and Ross Thiers, who all moved to LA with no money in their pockets, started an internet data center -- CalPOP.
Kevin Dorren, who built Orbital Software into a business valued at PS70m, but dramatically lost value in the dot com crash was also at the event.
The video charts the entire chronicle of online milestones - from the birth of the founder of online shopping, Michael Aldrich, 70 years ago, to the dot com crash in 2001 to the rise of internet behemoths YouTube and Google - and of course not forgetting viral singing sensation Susan Boyle," added Simpson.