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ShopNow.com Inc. –

19 years ago

SEATTLE – ShopNow.com Inc., a provider of an on-line marketplace, went public September 29, offering 7.25 million shares at $12 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $10 to $12 filing range. Underwritten by Dain Rauscher Wessels, U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, SoundView Technology Group and Wit Capital Corp., the initial public […]

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Medscape Inc. –

19 years ago

NEW YORK – Medscape Inc., an on-line medical information provider, went public September 28, offering 6.75 million shares of stock at $8 apiece. The company’s stock priced in the middle of its $7 to $9 filing range. Underwritten by Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse First Boston, Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., Wit Capital and […]

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NetSolve Inc. –

19 years ago

AUSTIN, Texas – NetSolve Inc., a provider of network and security management services, went public September 29, offering 3.7 million shares at $13 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $11 to $13 filing range. Underwritten by BancBoston Robertson Stephens and Thomas Weisel Partners, the initial public offering left 13.4 million […]

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Keynote Systems Inc. –

19 years ago

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Keynote Systems Inc., a provider of Internet performance measurement and diagnostic services, went public September 24, offering 4 million shares at $14 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $12 to $14 filing range. Underwritten by BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Hambrecht & Quist and Dain Rauscher Wessels, the […]

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Loislaw.com Inc. –

19 years ago

VAN BUREN, Ark. – Loislaw.com Inc., an on-line provider of legal information, went public September 30, offering 3.98 million shares at $14 apiece. The company’s stock priced well above its $10 to $12 filing range. Underwritten by Prudential Securities, U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray and Dain Rauscher Wessels, the initial public offering left 20.9 million shares […]

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ITXC Corp. –

19 years ago

PRINCETON, N.J. – ITXC Corp., a provider of Internet-based voice and fax services, went public September 28, offering 6.25 million shares at $12 apiece. The company’s stock priced in the middle of its $11 to $13 filing range. Underwritten by Lehman Brothers, CIBC World Markets and First Analysis Securities Corp., the initial public offering left […]

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Kana Communications Inc. –

19 years ago

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Kana Communications Inc., a provider of communication software for e-businesses, went public September 22, offering 3.3 million shares at $15 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $14 to $15 filing range. Underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & Co., Hambrecht & Quist and Wit Capital Corp., the initial […]

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Bluestone Software Inc. –

19 years ago

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. – Bluestone Software Inc., a provider of software for enterprise interaction management, went public September 24, offering 4 million shares at $15 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $13 to $15 filing range. Underwritten by Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, SoundView Technology Group, C.E. Unterberg, Tobin and Legg […]

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Roser Ventures L.L.C. –

19 years ago

BOULDER, Colo. – Roser Ventures L.L.C. focuses on software and Internet companies mainly in the Rocky Mountain region, but the firm also invests in a broad range of industries throughout the United States. Founded in 1987, Roser Ventures currently is investing The Roser Partnership III, SBIC, Ltd., which closed on $52 million in May. The […]

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Ashford.com Inc. –

19 years ago

HOUSTON – Ashford.com Inc., a Web-based retailer of luxury and premium products, went public September 23, offering 6.25 million shares at $13 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $11 to $13 filing range. Underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & Co., BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown and E*OFFERING, the initial […]

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Broadbase Software Inc. –

19 years ago

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Broadbase Software Inc., a provider of software that integrates and analyzes numerous sources of customer information, went public September 22, offering 4 million shares at $14 apiece. The company’s stock priced well above its $10 to $12 filing range. Underwritten by Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, Dain Rauscher Wessels, Thomas Weisel Partners […]

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Foundry Networks Inc. –

19 years ago

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Foundry Networks Inc., a supplier of networking products for enterprises and Internet service providers, went public September 28, offering 5 million shares at $25 apiece. The company’s stock priced above its $22 to $24 filing range. Underwritten by Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, Merrill Lynch & Co. and J.P. Morgan & Co., the […]

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ftd.com Inc. –

19 years ago

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – Ftd.com Inc., an Internet and telephone marketer of flowers and specialty gifts, went public September 29, offering 4.5 million shares at $8 apiece. The company’s stock priced below its $10 to $12 filing range. Underwritten by Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., Thomas Weisel Partners, Volpe Brown Whelan & Co. and E*OFFERING, […]

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eGain Communications Corp. –

19 years ago

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – EGain Communications Corp., a provider of customer service infrastructure for e-commerce companies, went public September 23, offering 5 million shares at $12 apiece. The company’s stock priced above its $9 to $11 filing range. Underwritten by BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Volpe Brown Whelan & Co., the initial public […]

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Internet Incubator Raises $130M Fund –

19 years ago

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Just three months after commencing operations – two of which were spent on the fund raising trail – e-business incubator eCompanies in late August wrapped its $130 million first venture fund, another clear indication of institutional investors’ deep fascination with cyberspace. Founded in May by entrepreneurs Jake Winebaum and Sky Dayton, […]

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Angel Fund Targets Early-Stage Void –

19 years ago

VIENNA, Va. – Two Washington, D.C.-area entrepreneurs in August held an initial close on their second hybrid angel club/venture fund, aiming to take advantage of early-stage deal flow neglected by a VC industry that is awash in capital and increasingly focused on later-stage investments. By creating the eMedia Club and its more generalist older sibling, […]

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Omega Changes Name, Launches Fund –

19 years ago

SAN FRANCISCO – Omega Ventures, which spun out of Robertson Stephens in the spring, changed its name to Crosslink Capital and held an $80 million first close in early September on its first new fund (VCJ, March, page 5). Crossover III, which is targeting $200 million, is expected to hold a second and final close […]

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Brentwood, IVP, Crosspoint VCs Regroup To Create Industry-Focused Firms –

19 years ago

MENLO PARK, Calif. – The owners of electronic organizers all across Silicon Valley will have to make several adjustments to their address books as Brentwood Venture Capital and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) divide their enterprises and regroup into separate health-care and information technology firms. Two health-care specialists from Crosspoint Venture Partners also will take part […]

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