January, 2007 - Silicon Valley pundits are predicting 2007 will be the biggest year since 2000.
Business Week Online by Spencer E. Ante Monday, January 08, 2007 - Silicon Valley pundits are predicting 2007 will be the biggest year since 2000. When the stock market reached the height of irrational exuberance in 2000, the bubble was filled largely with the hopes of technology startups going public. That year, 170 high-tech companies sold nearly $19 billion of stock to investors in initial public offerings. Since then, new tech-stock offerings have been mired in a six-year hangover as mergers and acquisitions became the exit strategy of choice. In 2006 only 35 tech companies sold stock to the public,… of "The Return Of The Tech IPO