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Jumpmusic & Muenchhoff: Internet Startup Live! Showcase

Today through Friday we're giving you the chance to view the firms that presented at Internet Startup Live! Venture Showcase just a few days ago at Fall Internet World. Here's the third glimpse!

Tell us which you think is the best. Next week we'll let you know which scored highest and give you some feedback on which we think shine brightest. You be the judge. There's a dozen firms so get ready to see some possible future hot stars of the Internet space right here.

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INTERNET STARTUP LIVE! VENTURE SHOWCASE SPOTLIGHT

Who

jumpmusic.com

Web

www.jumpmusic.com

Stage

early stage

Sector

Commerce

Year established

1998

Employees

8

Strategic allies

Yamaha, Hal Leonard, Music Sales, Adobe

Mission/market strategy

Mission: become the leading e-commerce store and web community for music players. Product mix: 75% sheet music books, 15% music accessories, 10% music instruments.

Currently partnered with the world's 3 top music publishers (80% of market) to distribute and promote their products online. Grow authoritative selection of over 5 million pages of sheet music to 20 million by 2000.

Create Affiliate program with major affinity, shopping and community sites to drive traffic and acquire new customers of at least 9 million by 2000. Create community features: used instrument auction, music teacher and musician locater. Focus on high margin accessory products undermarketed at retail.


Who

Muenchhoff & Janz GmbH

Web

www.acses.com

Stage

early stage

Sector

Commerce

Year established

1997

Employees

2

Strategic allies

Mission/market strategy

Status: Technological leader in comparison book shopping on the Internet. Mission: Extending the lead by constant development of the system; expanding to further product categories;

becoming the most popular comparison shopping service; playing a significant role in online shopping.

Market strategy: 1.) Heavy promotion of the Acses site by various means 2.) Alliances with big Internet players in which Acses is backend technology provider.

Tomorrow, more firms that presented! Of the above, which do you think is a better idea? email us now  your votes tallied and revealed next week (c) 1998 Mecklermedia, Internet.com