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CBS-backed i gave away $1 million to a lucky contestant on an April 15, 2000 half-hour primetime special that was broadcast on CBS.

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CBS-backed i gave away $1 million to a lucky contestant on an April 15, 2000 half-hour primetime special that was broadcast on CBS.

The "growth over profits" mentality and the aura of "new economy" invincibility led some companies to engage in lavish internal spending, such as elaborate business facilities and luxury vacations for employees.

These companies offered their services or products for free or at a discount with the expectation that they could build enough brand awareness to charge profitable rates for their services in the future.

million to a lucky contestant on an April 15, 2000 half-hour primetime special that was broadcast on CBS.

The "growth over profits" mentality and the aura of "new economy" invincibility led some companies to engage in lavish internal spending, such as elaborate business facilities and luxury vacations for employees.

These companies offered their services or products for free or at a discount with the expectation that they could build enough brand awareness to charge profitable rates for their services in the future.

Between 19, the percentage of households in the United States owning computers increased from 15% to 35%.

As a result of the rapidly-increasing usage of the Internet, many investors were eager to invest, at any valuation, in any company that had one of the Internet-related prefixes or a ".com" suffix in its name, leading to a stock market bubble.

Several company executives, such as Mark Cuban, made vast fortunes when their companies were bought out at an early stage in the dot-com stock market bubble; the most successful sold for cash or entered into hedging transactions on shares they received.

Most dot-com companies operated at a net loss to harness network effects to build market share or mind share as fast as possible, using the mottos "get big fast" and "get large or get lost".

Many dot-coms named themselves with onomatopoeic nonsense words that they hoped would be memorable and not easily confused with a competitor.

Dot-com commercials during Super Bowl XXXIV in January 2000 included 16 dot-com companies that each paid over million for a 30-second spot.The low interest rates of 1998–99 helped increase the availability of funding.By the end of the 1990s, the NASDAQ Composite reached a price–earnings ratio of 200, dwarfing the peak price–earnings ratio of 80 for the Japanese Nikkei 225 during the Japanese asset price bubble of 1991.He wrote: "But did the kids [the often young dotcom entrepreneurs] dupe the establishment by drawing them into fake companies, or did the establishment dupe the kids by introducing them to Mammon and charging a commission on it?" However, executives and employees who received employee stock options became instant paper millionaires when their company made its initial public offering.Venture capitalists, eager to profit on this investment demand, moved to raise and invest capital faster and with less caution than usual.A combination of rapidly increasing stock prices, market confidence that the companies would turn future profits, speculation in stocks by individuals, and widely available venture capital created an environment in which many investors were willing to overlook traditional metrics, such as the price–earnings ratio, in favor of basing confidence on technological advancements.On January 10, 2000, America Online, a favorite of dot-com investors and pioneer of dial-up Internet access, announced plans to merge with Time Warner, the world's largest media company, in the largest merger in history at that time.After venture capital was no longer available, the operational mentality of executives and investors completely changed.In the struggle to become a technology hub, many cities and states used tax money to fund technology conference centers, advanced infrastructure, and created favorable business and tax law to encourage development of the dotcom industry in their locale.Virginia's Dulles Technology Corridor along I-495 is a prime example of this activity.

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