- n. A failed dot-com company or venture
“LivingSocial may wake up with a colossal dot-bomb hangover later on, but if it's going to go on a dot-com marketing binge today it would be rude of me not to take part.”
“Some of them have helped me through some real crises moments like having to lay-off half my staff during the dot-bomb days, or dealing with a mentally deranged employee, or having a new competitor copy us.”
“How are we in a recession AGAIN after just coming out of the dot-bomb?”
“A few years ago, Angelantoni left San Francisco's dot-com (or dot-bomb, as he says) rat race to start a business helping people prepare for life after cheap oil.”
“RADAR magazine has an article about Marc Collins-Rector (mugshot below from the Florida sex-offender registry) and Brock Pierce, founders of the dot-bomb online TV network DEN.”
“Of course, the American dot-bomb phenomenon has its counterpart in Japan, where venture-capital firms like Softbank and Rakuten have been hit hard.”
“They meet in Starbucks and in Web-based dot-bomb alumni groups.”
“Post-bubble Silicon Valley tries hard to avoid the harebrained excesses that led to dot-bomb disasters.”
“The dot-bomb shakeout, which started in the e-commerce sector, has now extended to the entire spectrum of Web businesses aimed at consumers.”
“Richard Li was Asia's dot-com prince; now he's one of its dot-bomb downfalls.”
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