The Be All And End All Of B2 B Sites?

That's's goal, but getting there won't be easy

If you set a record for the amount you pay for an Internet domain name, you had better deliver an impressive site. No doubt that's what Sky Dayton and Jake Winebaum, the Internet entrepreneurs who launched the eCompanies LLC incubator a year ago, figured after they plunked down $7.5 million for the name in November. Since then, they've been hunkered down in their offices in Santa Monica, Calif., assembling a giant business portal that will live up to its name. The new site, which they expect to launch in June, will offer such services as industry-specific news and product directories.

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