Thursday February 27, 2020

Editor's Comments: Why Facebook's IPO serves as a warning

Anyone who has been working in the technology sector for more than a decade will remember the dotcom boom.

2nd June, 2012
'Was Facebook overly ambitious in the share price it hoped to achieve? Will this sour investors towards other internet IPOs?'

Anyone who has been working in the technology sector for more than a decade will remember the dotcom boom.

In many ways, the entire industry went through a few years of madness that were not too dissimilar to the property boom that we had here.

As we all know now, it ended in tears. Many investors knew that the internet was going to be the next big thing and, in the process, a lot of...

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