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E-valuation (1) : notbusiness as usual?

7.1  Introduction

There are many, many companies on the Internet, but very few businesses.

Analyst Mary Meaker, Morgan Stanley (2000)

E can stand for electric or electronic, but at some point it will have to stand for earnings.

Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, May 2000.

During the last few years we have witnessed rapid expansion in the use of the Internet and the World Wide Web. The e-business opportunity in the individual company is typically seen as dividing into internets, extranets and intranets, covering business-to-consumer (B2C), business-to-business (B2B) and internal use of web-based ...

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