E-commerce based IPO.
E-commerce is maintaining business relationships and selling information, services, and commodities by means of computer telecommunications networks, typically the internet. An IPO is the first sale of stock by a private company to the public. IPO’s are often issued by smaller, younger companies seeking capital to expand, but can also be done by large privately-owned companies looking to become publicly traded.
Meaning of E-commerce:
'Electronic Commerce (EC) is an integration of communication services, data management, and security mechanisms that allows organization to exchange information about the sale of goods and services where ;
• Communication services support the transfer of information from the buyer to the seller.
• Data management services define the exchange format of the information.
• Security mechanisms authenticate the source information and guarantee the integrity and privacy of the information.
It is the paperless exchange of business information using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and related technologies such as Electronic Mail (E-Mail), computer bulletin boards, facsimile machines (faxes), Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). These are all forms of EC. E-commerce or electronic commerce is generally considered to be the sales aspect of e-business.
Meaning of IPO:
An initial public offering (IPO) is the process through which a privately held company issues shares of stock to the public for the first time. Also known as "going public," an IPO transforms a small business from a privately owned and operated entity into one that is owned by public stockholders. It is a company’s first offer to sell stock to the public
IPO’s can be a risky investment. For the individual investor, it is tough to predict what the stock will do on its initial day of trading and in the near future since there is often little historical data with which to analyze the company. It is also referred to as a "public...