Day: August 20, 2009

Chapter 28: Before The IPO

NASDAQ Stock market chart circa 1999

(This is chapter 28 of my ongoing memoir of the Internet industry.)

The initial public offering was scheduled for Friday morning, March 19, 1999. And somehow, for once in my sorry career, I’d played my cards right.

I was scheduled to vest in 25,000 shares of iVillage stock over … Read the rest