dot-com dot-com

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in `.com'
  2. (adj) of or relating to an internet company

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. While Indian entrepreneurial success is nothing new, the scale of Indian success in the dot-com economy bears examination.
  2. Xers witnessed the rise of the yuppie and the burst of the dot-com bubble.
  3. Just two years later, following the burst of the dot-com bubble and the economic fall-out of 911, he turned it back on.

News

  1. Four Lessons Amazon Learned From Webvan's Flop

    Only one father of the dot-com boom is still innovating today -- Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos. And one of Bezos' innovation initiatives is its grocery delivery service, AmazonFresh -- that also happens to be competing in an e-commerce vertical market with inherently low profitability.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. From the ashes of a start-up, Amazon builds a grocery business

    The online grocery start-up Webvan may have been the single most expensive flame-out of the dot-com era, blowing through more than $800 million in venture capital and IPO proceeds in just over three years before shutting its doors in 2001.Twelve years later, though, Webvan is rising from the dead — in the form of an online grocery business called AmazonFresh.Four key Amazon executives — Doug ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. From the ashes of Webvan, Amazon builds a grocery business

    By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The online grocery start-up Webvan may have been the single most expensive flame-out of the dot-com era, blowing through more than $800 million in venture capital and IPO proceeds in just over three years before shutting its doors in 2001. Twelve years later, though, Webvan is rising from the dead - in the form of an online grocery business called ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I don't control what people say," Saban said. "I don't control what people put on dot-com or anything else. So I'm just telling you there's no significance, in my opinion, about this, about me, about any interest that I have in anything...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Nick Saban Source: USA Today

  2. "They got caught up in the hype and pulled a dot-com foolish mistake," Enderle said of eBay executives. "When you move into an area you know little about, your education is likely to come at legendary cost."
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Rob Enderle Source: Forbes

  3. "It's no secret that the road ahead, particularly 2009, is going to test our mettle," Bivens said. "We've seen the S&L collapse, the stock-market downturn and dot-com collapse, but nothing has been more challenging than what we've been...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Carolyn Bivens Source: New York Times

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