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dot-com company

An organization that offers its services exclusively on the Internet, either via the user's Web browser or a client program that must be installed in the user's computer. Amazon.com, Yahoo, Google and eBay are examples of dot-com companies. Telecom companies that offer voice or video services over the Internet also fit into the dot-com company umbrella.

But, Doesn't All Software Access the Internet?
Today, almost all software accesses the Internet for some purpose, if only to look for updates that can be downloaded. However, that does not necessarily make the company a dot-com company. The software or service must be hosted on the company's computers and accessed by users over the Internet. See dot-com.
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mystery house: A high-profile dot-com startup that seemingly has no announced products.
West Coast-based Bob Dixon, who served as director of marketing communication for a Fortune 200 company division when it devolved into a dot-com startup via a merger with another firm.
and a dot-com startup called Office-Domain (founded by former Compaq execs) introduced two new online messaging solutions.
com (MRDC), Rob Granader has helped make this dot-com startup an established tool for business information users around the world.
People being interviewed for our regular Cutting Edge feature, Dot-com Startup of the Month, have lately begun to complain: "Do you have to call us a dot-com?
Arnie Pollard (CE): Besides the war for talent, one of the real challenges is, that if you're not a pure dot-com startup playing with super money because you don't have to generate earnings, then you've got a handicap, because you get penalized for losing money.
and later was employed as Marketing Director at Web of Care, an aggressive dot-com startup, where he implemented cost effective traffic generation strategies and built large and active web communities.
But there were no malicious attackers when the dot-com startups in the 1990s developed the first e-commerce platforms, either.
Drawing a rough parallel with the dot-com startups of the mid-to-late 1990s that garnered outsized valuations despite modest revenues and no profits, Nathan said otherwise smart venture capitalists and other investors are being led astray by upstarts pitching scenarios of wholesale disintermediation of the long-standing brokerage model.
Advertising agencies, public relations firms, and dot-com startups have been drawn to the large ceilings and loft-like spaces at midrise buildings like 20 West 22nd Street, all for asking rents at a relative bargain.
Now another peak and valley are on the horizon--not in Silicon Valley but far away in India, and not among dot-com startups but among providers of outsourcing services, from call centers to software development houses.