GenuineVC David Beisel's Perspective on Digital Change

August 3, 2005

Yesterday Jupitermedia sold its SearchEngineWatch.com and SearchEngine Strategies show to UK-based for Incisive Media $43M in cash. CEO Alan Meckler outlines his reasoning in his blog stating that it was the most effective way to raise cash for future acquisitions given that he views his stock price as undervalued.

Rafat Ali of paidcontent.org wonders,

“They have a saying in our circles: When Alan Meckler sells, you know the market is at its peak. Meckler is the king of timing, and has always sold his companies at the right time. Does that mean people should get out of search? Just a thought…”

Hmm… I sincerely believe that there is still additional upside in search, but Rafat raises a very interesting counter-perspective to ponder.

About Me

  • avatar
  • I am a cofounder and Partner at NextView Ventures, a dedicated seed-stage venture capital firm making investments in internet-enabled startups. Read More »

Coordinates

Subscribe

Rob Cho Go




 RobGo.org

NextView Twitter Stream

51015
  • Rob Go
     - 1 hour ago
    RT @nkorzenko: Super excited for my friend @keithbnowak on the launch of his new company @10000apparel. Check it out! http://t.co/PF8dMaiNH1
  • Rob Go
     - 1 hour ago
    holding my breath for the @firstround holiday video. Pretty sure one of the songs will be https://t.co/cHVXZNZxdS
  • Rob Go
     - 4 hours ago
    first time visiting http://t.co/ZGmZGrmT3V and I bought 2 products
  • Rob Go
     - 5 hours ago
    @jay_zo that is so hipster. It's also called a laptop with wifi turned off

Search