Written by Miami Today on August 31, 2000
High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses the
latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.
From2.com, a Miami-based logistics intelligence and service provider
for e-commerce companies, and Miami-based 1hemispheric.com, an international
trade portal for small to medium-sized businesses in the Americas,
have formed a strategic partnership agreement. From2 will help 1hemispheric
launch its information and business support services to select US
markets, promoters say.
a Miami-based provider of managed hosting services, has received
expansion capital worth $250 million from investors Spire Capital
Partners and Waller-Sutton Media Partners. The funding will help
the company expand iNNERHOST’s presence in the Latin American market,
promoters say. Details: innerhost.com.
a website for college students and universities in Latin America,
has opened an office in Miami at Suite 810, 1440 Brickell Bay Drive.
The portal is working with more than 2,000 universities to provide
on-line services for students, distance learning, discussion forums
and special content, executives say. Details: (305) 373-5660.
FFI Fragrances, a local manufacturer and marketer of high-end fragrances,
skin care and cosmetic products, launched a corporate website at
fifragrances.com. Promoters say the site highlights the company’s
identity and introduces visitors to its e-commerce and business-to-business
platforms. Among other things users can tour the company’s Miami
Lakes facility. Details: (305) 818-8110.
Yupi.com, a Miami-based Spanish-language portfolio of sites, appointed
Gabriel Alvarez senior vice president of e-commerce. Before joining
the e-company Mr. Alvarez was senior vice president of marketing
and public relations for MasterCard International’s Latin America
and Caribbean regions. Other recent appointments include Beatriz
Lucki, vice president of e-commerce USA, and Joseph Arellano, vice
president of e-commerce international.
Florida Association of Realtors has launched planetrealtor.com.
The site can provide users with on-line resources and information,
including a listing service of homes for sale. Details: (407) 438-1400.
The Keyes Co. Realtors has formed a partnership with Synteleos,
creator of the Transaction Management Network, an on-line service
that allows real estate buyers, sellers, agents and brokers to obtain
information about property closing locations, executives say. Those
interested can visit keyesre.com to survey the service. Details:
(305) 371-3592, ext. 323.
Telecommunications company Telefonica and Latinet Corp., a Miami-based
provider of integrated broadband and Internet-access services to
businesses in Latin America, have formed an agreement to create
private lines, video-conferencing centers and networks in Central
America. The companies will combine their services to start work
in Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala, promoters say.