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Business-to-Business Portal Launched

BizProLink Inc. is looking to cater to business needs online with the launch of its free business-specific portal, BizProLink.

Designed much like consumer portals, BizProLink links business professionals to resources in the health care, travel, hospitality, legal, finance and real estate industries. Currently, only the travel and hospitality links are active. The company plans to launch the remaining categories in the first quarter of 1999. Expansion into other professions is also scheduled.

"While Yahoo! and Lycos have established themselves as leading providers of consumer portals, there currently is no dominating portal designed specifically to meet the needs of business," said Steven Sponder, president and CEO of BizProLink.

Sponder previously worked with Microsoft to create a business portal on the Microsoft Network.