Net Market Partners, NerveWire, and Asera, Inc. Form Strategic Alliance to Invest In, Accelerate and Build Next-Generation Net Markets.Business/Technology Editors
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2000
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NMP Not My Problem ), NerveWire, and Asera, Inc., three of the leading business-to-business (B2B) Net Market players, today announced an alliance to provide critical resources to early stage Net Markets. The partnership grew out of a successful business model of NMP's Strategic Network, a line-up of powerful technology partners focused on helping entrepreneurs meet mission critical challenges and speed their time to market. The alliance will assist venture Net Market start-ups through providing equity investment, business strategy, technology, and implementation services.
"Net Markets, or digital exchanges, have come under fire lately because they don't incorporate a complete market model," said Internet Internet
Publicly accessible computer network connecting many smaller networks from around the world. It grew out of a U.S. Defense Department program called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), established in 1969 with connections between computers at the Services market analyst Pooneh Fooladi of IDC. "It is critical that B2B exchanges rapidly add value in their industry. This alliance is powerful because the companies involved will provide the resources, experience, collective knowledge, as well as access to relationships with the leaders in the Net Market community, which are key to accelerating company valuation."
The primary benefit of working with Net Market Partners, NerveWire and Asera through this alliance is faster time to market leadership for its Net Market clients. Because the three companies will work closely with one another, time-to-market is minimized, and the client's management of the e-business initiative is streamlined.
Additional benefits include improved financial, operational and marketing-related efficiencies:
--Financial - the alliance brings investment dollars to bear while guiding the company through its strategic and execution-related decision-making.
--Operational - companies derive operational benefits as a result of the comprehensive nature of the solutions developed, and the long-term partnerships forged.
--Marketing - Support from the alliance also allows a company to leverage the alliances' wealth of industry knowledge, expertise, and credibility, positioning the company for success as a Net Market maker.
How it Works
This alliance provides a comprehensive set of products and services and a cross-functional team In business, a cross-functional team is a group of people with different functional expertise working toward a common goal. It may include people from finance, marketing, operations, and human resources departments. approach to create winning Net Market solutions for the next wave of e-business. Each alliance partner will provide the following for next-generation Net Market makers:
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--NerveWire, Inc. - As a B2B Internet professional services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products. firm, NerveWire addresses the full spectrum of e-business strategy, business planning and implementation using an immediate and iterative it·er·a·tive
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--Asera, Inc.(TM) - A provider of Internet solutions for the B2B demand chain, Asera will provide its premier Net Market solution, the Asera(TM) eService(TM) for Net Markets as the core technology for alliance customers. Delivered as a managed application service, Asera's e-business application provides all the key functions of content, commerce, and community services for net market makers. The eService can be rapidly configured con·fig·ure
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In addition, the alliance partners will invest in selected companies through a venture fund arrangement. The alliance partners will together determine the companies in which to invest.
Combining investment, world-class strategy, planning, implementation and software are key to any Internet market. This alliance between Net Market Partners, NerveWire and Asera delivers these elements for companies looking to create next-generation Net Markets.
For more information
If you are interested in more information on the alliance between Net Market Partners, NerveWire and Asera, or if you are interested in becoming an alliance client, please call Phil Rayment at 781-455-1111 x249 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Net Market Partners
Net Market Partners (NMP) was founded to catapult business-to-business e-commerce companies into leadership positions. NMP helps Internet businesses meet mission critical business challenges at Internet speed through the strategic advice and market knowledge of its founders and collaborative connections with NMP's Strategic Network, Advisory Network and Capital Network. NMP's value added Value Added
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An investor who provides capital to either start-up ventures or support small companies who wish to expand but do not have access to public funding.
Venture capitalists usually expect higher returns for the additional risks taken. , and investment firms through out a Net market's lifecycle. NMP is headquartered in Burlingame, California Burlingame is a city in San Mateo County, California, which is the second wealthiest county in the state, as well as the fourteenth richest in the country. It is located on the San Francisco Peninsula and has a significant shoreline on San Francisco Bay. and can be reached at 650.588.4144 and via the World Wide Web at www.netmarketpartners.com.
About NerveWire, Inc.
NerveWire is a business-to-business (B2B) Internet professional services firm that reinvents businesses for the Digital Age by rapidly deploying digital strategy and e-business solutions. We are focused on helping clients transform their business models from industrial age supply chains to Digital Age Value Webs through value chain reconstruction and the development of Net Markets. Our approach enables us to deliver value at Internet speed and share the long-term business risk with our clients. For more information, please visit us at www.nervewire.com.
About Asera, Inc.
Asera provides high-value Internet solutions for the business-to-business demand chain - the process of marketing, selling and supporting products through distribution channels. Delivered as a managed service on a pay-as-you-use basis. Asera's unique offering, the Asera eService, is a high-impact e-business solution that improves channel effectiveness, sales volume and customer loyalty. Whether companies go to market via direct and indirect channels or are building a Web-based marketplace, the Asera eService can be rapidly configured and personalized to support each unique, differentiated channel strategy. Based on an open, modular architecture, the Asera eService delivers personalized functionality on demand, and can quickly incorporated best-in-class industry innovations to adapt to business change in Internet time In the early days of the public Internet, Internet time referred to the breakneck speed with which companies scrambled to gain traffic and market share on the Web. A new business could come and go within a matter of weeks. . With the Asera eService, companies can activate their channels faster, deliver unique value immediately and adapt their e-business ahead of the competition. Asera, Inc. can be found on the World Wide Web at www.asera.com.
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