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VAR Business: How To Take Your Linux Business Public -- Part #1-Preparing for the IPO

Mar 03, 2000, 22:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

"IPOs can be a fast track to wealth. Before going that route, however, there are things to consider. This workshop offers tips on:

  • "Preparing your books and legal work
  • "Determining your business' market value
  • "Timing the offering

"The path to wealth has many doors. Many have taken the one marked IPO and walked away instant winners. And today, if you add the word "Linux" to your product line, your chances of winning increase dramatically. For many, the whole subject of IPOs is mysterious and unreachable. But is it, really? A clearer picture evolves if we look at where the successful IPOs began and where they ended up. Let's look at the steps."

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