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The CNBC show examines whether sites aimed at women make good investments, takes an inside look at Excite@Home's just-completed $780 million acquisition of Net greeting card firm Blue Mountain Arts, and profiles Andrew Beebe, founder of Bigstep.com.

 

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Watch CNET News.com TV on CNBC this weekend for a look at investing in sites aimed at women, Excite@Home's $780 million bet on Net greeting cards, and a conversation with Bill Hambrecht, founder and CEO of WR Hambrecht, about OpenIPO, his new format for launching initial public offerings. Tune in Saturday and Sunday, 4 to 5 p.m. ET.

"I think the OpenIPO concept is successful because it measures demand [among individual investors] before it goes out."

- Jeff Hirschkorn, senior analyst, IPO.com

 


Tune in to CNET News.com TV
This weekend, CNET News.com TV examines whether sites aimed at women make good investments, takes an inside look at Excite@Home's just-completed $780 million Oxygen: Women at center of convergence acquisition of Net greeting card firm Blue Mountain Arts and profiles Andrew Beebe, founder of Bigstep.com.

Men's Web site plans to channel Martha Stewart
Forget bodacious babes and sports scores. TheMan.com is aiming to be more like MarthaStewart.com by offering advice and "good things" for guys, and it wouldn't mind mimicking her hot IPO, either.

Andover.Net success boosts OpenIPO concept
When shares of Andover.Net more than tripled on their first day of trading, institutional investors and company employees weren't the only winners. Under a unique method for launching initial public offerings, individual investors also were able to get in on the ground floor.

Online greeting cards are life of Net party
Net greetings firms are enjoying a renaissance of interest thanks to a surge in holiday traffic.

Excite@Home completes Blue Mountain deal
The high-speed Internet access provider puts the finishing touches on a deal worth $780 million in cash and stock first initiated in October.