Financial details were not disclosed.
Each company will look to promote products and services from each others’
affiliates. The deal will allow Chicago-based divine
interVentures to benefit from technologies and services from gained from the host of companies CMGI (CMGI)
has acquired in the past few years. In return,
CMGI will be able to offer start-ups and mature companies in its own network
a variety of new business opportunities in the Midwest.
“We are pleased to support divine interVentures’ emerging business model,”
said David Wetherell, CMGI’s chairman and chief executive officer of CMGI. “We
look forward to extending our reach and focus into the Midwest with divine
interVentures’ acquisition expertise, services and stable of growing