INTERNET.COM TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO IT'S CONTENT AND SERVICE OFFERINGS AT SPRING INTERNET WORLD IN LOS ANGELES, HIGHLIGHTED BY VENTURE CAPITAL DAY ON THURSDAY, APRIL 6TH AND COMPLETE LIVE SHOW COVERAGE
(New York, NY-April 3, 2000)-- internet.com (http://www.internet.com, Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced its schedule of activities at Spring Internet World being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center this week. The highlight of the week will be Venture Capital Day on Thursday, April 6th from 1-4 PM in internet.com's booth (#3038), as well as live show coverage on internetnews.com's IWLive (http://www.internetnews.com/iwlive/spring2000).
internet.com's Venture Fund Team will be fielding face-to-face pitches from those seeking venture capital funding in the internet.com booth (#3038) on Thursday afternoon. The internet.com Venture Funds (http://www.internet.comvc.com) invest in early-stage Web sites which show high growth potential and promote community and commerce through vertically focused content and information. Presentations will be limited to 10 minutes and will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. All pitches must include a formal business plan.
"Our Venture Fund Group receives hundreds of electronic or mailed proposals each month, but we have found the most effective way to gauge a company's or individual's passion, commitment and vision is by meeting them face-to-face. Spring Internet World provides an efficient forum to meet these Internet entrepreneurs in person," said Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of internet.com. "We have found some our fund investment gems like AuctionRover.com, which was recently acquired by GoTo.com (Nasdaq: GOTO), by scouring the floor at past Internet World shows. We will see if we can find any shooting stars at this show with our first Internet Venture Capital Day."
Other internet.com content and service offerings present at the booth include:
eBusiness communities - all of internet.com's 106 Web sites, 132 e-mail newsletters, 117 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists will be accessible live for both users and advertisers to view. Advertising sales representatives will be present to assist interested companies and advertising agencies. internet.com will also be hosting a reception for Internet advertisers in conjunction with AdWeek and Real Media on Monday, April 3rd at 4 pm.
eCommerce Partnerships: our commerce and licensing group will be on hand to work with companies looking to reach our high quality audience in order to increase traffic to their sites, generate commerce revenue and strengthen their brand.
eServices: internetnewsbureau.com, an internet.com property, will be operating from the booth issuing targeted e-mail press releases to their list of over 4,500 subscribing journalists.
eInvestments: aside from Venture Capital Day, our Venture Fund Group will be working the show floor as well as handling inquiries in the booth from companies and individuals.
eNews: internetnews.com will be providing wire-to-wire live show coverage on IWLive featuring the latest news, developments and announcements made at Spring Internet World.
For more information about Spring Internet World and to register visit: (http://events.internet.com/spring2000/)
internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM http://www.internet.com) based in New York, NY, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 106 Web sites, 132 e-mail newsletters, 117 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate more than 120 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 180 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, internet.com with its related internet.com Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.
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