dot-com bubble


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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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I actually started two business in the middle of the last dot-com bubble and both of them crashed and burned.
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If the grotesquely inflated stock market were to collapse to its real value, for instance, trillions of dollars would be wiped out--a far greater amount even than we saw evaporate when the dot-com bubble burst in 2000.