The Internet Analyst-SM- News -- VerticalNet -Nasdaq:VERT-: Mark L. Walsh, President & Chief Executive Officer.NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 16, 1999--
VerticalNet (Nasdaq:VERT), which has a market cap of $1.29 billion, is the Internet's leading architect and administrator of vertical trade communities. The company's name is designed to show that it connects businesses to other businesses in a narrow -- or vertical -- market. Mr. Walsh previously served as president of General Electric's (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :GE) now defunct DEFUNCT. A term used for one that is deceased or dead. In some acts of assembly in Pennsylvania, such deceased person is called a decedent. (q.v.) online service GEnie. Then he moved on to America Online See AOL. (NYSE:AOL (A division of Time Warner, Inc., New York, NY, www.aol.com) The world's largest online information service with access to the Internet, e-mail, chat rooms and a variety of databases and services. ), where he founded AOL.
VerticalNet (Nasdaq:VERT) is a consumer portal, like Yahoo! (Nasdaq:YHOO YHOO Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ symbol) ), where you type in a keyword and you get citations and sites related to that keyword.
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