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