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Linux.com: Linux IPO Fever

Oct 07, 1999, 16:52 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ronny Ko)

"Going public is the easiest and fastest way to make and raise money. By going public, a company can gain industry recognition and capital investment to further its business plans. The recent success of Red Hat's IPO was a clear sign that investors like Linux and see a future that is not dominated by Microsoft's vision of a computer on every home and every desk..."

"The question is this: how much money is available for Linux and will the increasing number of companies going public have an effect on how Red Hat shares perform in the months that come?"

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