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Ryan Jacob Quotes

For many of the Internet leaders, you're paying a high valuation with only modestly higher growth prospects.
Ryan Jacob
#Growth

Software.net has the potential of being a leader in this space and there are clear comparisons to Egghead.com, and also to some of the online companies that sell CDs. They're really not that much different.
Ryan Jacob
#Potential

Really, the Internet is broader than one sector. We're going to focus on companies that focus the least on technology. Tech companies just are not attractive. They are too competitive, and they have predatory pricing.
Ryan Jacob
#Focus

I think everybody has been surprised at the speed of evolution we've seen in the sector. Usually new technologies take quite a while to catch on. The Internet has really changed the rules.
Ryan Jacob
#Evolution

It was a very positive sign. I think a lot of people were expecting a little sell-off.
Ryan Jacob
#People

Right now there's a lot of fear.
Ryan Jacob
#Fear

The news flow (from companies) is still quite negative.
Ryan Jacob
#News

When companies first come public, there's a lot of hype, anticipation. The company is out hyping the IPO on a road show and investors get very excited and they might pay a bit higher than they may in normal situations.
Ryan Jacob
#Anticipation

Well, eBay is growing at a phenomenal rate right now. This is a company, even though they are considered one of the bellwethers now because of their size, the revenue base is still relatively small, and they have a lot of momentum in their traffic and transactions.
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#Company