Dot-com bubble
The dot-com bubble (also referred to as the dot-com boom, the Internet bubble and the information technology bubble) was a historic speculative bubble covering roughly 1997–2000 (with a climax on Marc...
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List of stock market crashes
This is a list of stock market crashes and bear markets.
Xoom (web hosting)
Xoom was an early dot-com that used to primarily provide free unlimited space web hosting, similar to GeoCities.
Xoom was founded by Chris Kitze in September 1996 as a download website offering fr...
Pets.com
Pets.com was a dot-com enterprise that sold pet supplies to retail customers. It began operations in August 1998 and closed in November 2000. A high-profile marketing campaign gave it a widely recogni...
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Irrational exuberance
“Irrational exuberance” is a phrase used by the then-Federal Reserve Board chairman, Alan Greenspan, in a speech given at the American Enterprise Institute during the Dot-com bubble of the 1990s. The ...
Dot-com company
A dot-com company, or simply a dot-com (alternatively rendered dot.com, dot com or .com), is a company that does most of its business on the Internet, usually through a website that uses the popular t...
@Home Network
@Home Network was a high-speed cable Internet service provider from 1996 to 2002. It was founded by Milo Medin, cable companies TCI, Comcast, and Cox Communications, and William Randolph Hearst III, ...
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The Industry Standard
The Industry Standard is a U.S. news web site dedicated to technology business news, part of InfoWorld, a news website covering technology in general. It is a revival of a weekly magazine based in San...
Cyberian Outpost
Cyberian Outpost was an online vendor of discount computer hardware and software, and was one of the first successful online retailers. CybOut was founded in 1994 by Darryl Peck and announced its IPO ...
Boo.com
Boo.com was a British Internet company, founded by Swedes Ernst Malmsten, Kajsa Leander and Patrik Hedelin, which went out of business following the dot-com boom of the late 1990s.After several highly...
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Dot com party
A dot com party (often known as an internet party or more generally, a launch party) is a social and business networking party hosted by an Internet-related business, typically for promotional purpose...
CyberRebate
Cyberrebate.com, Inc. founded on 16 May 1998 by Joel Granik,Joseph Lichter and Athan Vadiakas was an online retailer that promised 100% rebates on electronics and other retail items. The company sold...
Startups.com
Startups.com was the "ultimate dot-com startup", founded in 1998 Startups.com was based in Silicon Valley and had offices in New York and Boston.
Startups.com was a venture-backed accelerator whi...
GeoCities
Yahoo! GeoCities is a web hosting service, currently available only in Japan.Yahoo! GeoCities was originally founded by David Bohnett and John Rezner in late 1994 as Beverly Hills Internet (BHI). In 1...
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Startup.com
Startup.com is a 2001 documentary film that chronicles the dot-com start-up phenomenon and its eventual end. The film follows e-commerce website govWorks and its founders Kaleil Isaza Tuzman and Tom...
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Broadcast.com
Broadcast.com was an Internet radio company founded as AudioNet in September 1995 by Christopher Jaeb. Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban later led the organization and eventually sold to Yahoo! in April 1999...
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Urbanfetch
Urbanfetch was an Internet company founded in 1999 which enabled customers to order products (DVDs, music, books, snacks, gifts, etc.) online and have them delivered by bike messenger in less than an ...
Flooz.com
Flooz.com was a dot-com venture, now defunct, based in New York City that went online in February 1999, promoted by comic actress Whoopi Goldberg in a series of television advertisements. Started by i...
Freei
Freei (aka Freei.net, FreeInternet.com, Freei Networks Inc.) was a free Internet Service Provider from 1998-2000. In 2000, FreeInternet.com was acquired by United Online, Inc. (owner of NetZero, Juno,...
E-Dreams
e-Dreams is a 2001 American documentary film directed by Wonsuk Chin portraying the rise and fall of Kozmo.com, an online convenience store that utilized bike messengers to deliver goods ordered onli...
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TheGlobe.com
theGlobe.com was an internet startup founded in 1994 by Cornell students Stephan Paternot and Todd Krizelman. A social networking service, theGlobe.com made headlines by going public on November 13, ...
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AllAdvantage
AllAdvantage was an Internet advertising company that positioned itself as the world’s first "infomediary" by paying its users/members a portion of the advertising revenue generated by their online vi...
Inktomi
Inktomi Corporation was an American company based in California which provided software for Internet service providers. It was founded in 1996 by UC Berkeley professor Eric Brewer and graduate student...
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Paid to surf
Pay to surf (PTS) is a business model that became popular in the late 1990s, prior to the dot-com crash. Essentially, a company uses income from advertising placed on members' screens to pay them for...
Beenz.com
Beenz.com was a web site that allowed consumers to earn beenz, a type of online currency, for performing activities such as visiting a web site, shopping online, or logging on through an Internet serv...
Webvan
Webvan was an online "credit and delivery" grocery business that went bankrupt in 2001. It was headquartered in Foster City, California, USA, in Silicon Valley. It delivered products to customers' hom...
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Fucked Company
Fucked Company was a website created by Philip J. "Pud" Kaplan after the dot-com bubble in 2000 as a "dot-com dead pool" that chronicled troubled and failing companies in a unique and abrasive manner....
Think Tools
Think Tools AG (SWX: TTO) was a Swiss IT company that rose and fell with the dot com bubble in Europe.The company was founded by the philosopher Albrecht von Müller as a consultancy company in 1993.
Sfgirl.com
sfgirl.com was an online community founded by Patty Beron, a "legendary party crasher" and "queen of San Francisco's dot-com party scene".
Beron founded the site in early 2000 to document, popular...