Versaware Planning IPO To Expand Epublishing--Not Ebook--Business
- Versaware looks desperate in eBookCity gambit. Votsch, Victor // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Dec99, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p25
Introduces Versaware's eBookCity, an electronic publishing portal site targeted at consumers. Rights protection; Support for offline and online viewing capabilities; Free books section; Typical portal fare.
- Versaware: Tomorrow's E-Publisher Today? Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;12/20/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 51, p40
Provides information on the electronic publishing services offered by Versaware, a software development company which focused on content and publishing. Background on the company; Revenue sources of the company; Services offered by Versaware's eBookCity venture.
- Versaware inks deals with Lycos, NTC, Superkids. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;6/7/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 23, p20
Reports on online and multimedia publisher Versaware Technologies' entry into separate deals to bring reference content from NTC/Contemporary Publishing online and to make Versaware's multimedia reference works available through portal Web site Lycos.com and SuperKids.com. Firm's development of...
- Salon, online mag, going public. Zeitchik, Steven M. // Publishers Weekly;5/3/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 18, p12
Reports on plans by political and cultural online magazine Salon.com to go public. Details of the magazine's prospectus; Financial performance of the magazine in the fiscal year ended March 31, 1998; Strategies for generating revenues; Number of shares to be offered.
- Versaware Inks Pacts With NBCi, ABC-CLIO. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;10/2/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 40, p16
Deals with the electronic publishing agreement between Versaware Technologies Inc., NBC Internet and ABC-CLIO. Terms under the agreement.
- netLibrary Seeking IPO Money To Fund Expansion, Fend Off Richer Competitors. // Book Publishing Report;08/28/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 34, p1
Reports the plan of netLibrary to use the money raised in an initial public offering to fund its expansion plans in Boulder, Colorado. Growth strategy used by the company; Affiliation with other textbook publishers; Implication of the expansion plan for the electronic books industry; Assessment...
- The true future of Internet stocks: The bubble won't burst, it will slowly deflate. Lewis, Bob // InfoWorld;01/10/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p68
Deals with issues related to Internet companies in the United States as of January 10, 2000. Refutation on the forecast on the decline of the industry; Explanation on how the initial public offering phenomenon among Internet companies has become an avenue for publishing fiction; Prediction on...
- netLibrary, Inc. Files for IPO. // Information Today;Oct2000, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p34
Discusses an initial public offering (IPO) offered by netLibrary, Inc., an electronic book technology company. Widespread public acceptance of electronic books which has led to the success of the company; How netLibrary plans to use the money it rises by going public; Contact point.
- The Salon.com IPO And Other Paragons of Reason. Fox, Justin // Fortune;7/19/1999, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p27
Discusses the late June, 1999 initial public offering (IPO) of shares in the electronic journal Salon.com. Comparison of the mechanics of the `Dutch auction' IPO to traditional offerings; Pricing of IPOs; Amount raised by the Salon IPO.