March 21, 2000 |
Insiders at Westlake Village-based NetZero Inc. (NZRO), a provider of free Internet access with advertising, will be free to sell their shares to the public following the expiration of initial public offering "lock-ups" this week. Other companies whose IPO lock-ups have expired or will expire this week include Ashford.com Inc. (ASFD), an Internet retailer of luxury goods, and software makers E.piphany Inc. (EPNY) and Egain Communications Corp. (EGAN), according to the Web site IPO Lockup.com.
September 23, 1999 |
Three California-based companies whose software is used in online commerce soared in their first day of trading, the latest sign of renewed interest in Internet initial public offerings. E.piphany Inc. (ticker symbol: EPNY) and Broadbase Software Inc. (BBSW), both of which make software that helps companies analyze their customers' viewing and online habits, tripled and doubled, respectively. Kana Communications Inc.
October 4, 1999 |
Companies promising to make the Internet better, faster and more profitable helped fuel California's initial public offering market to a record third quarter, and the pace shows no sign of slowing. IPO volume reached $4.9 billion, according to Bowne of Los Angeles, a financial printing company that tracks the capital-raising market. The tally marks a more than fivefold increase over the same period in 1998 and a level not approached in the 10 years Bowne has tracked the market.