Highbeam

A newly named "intermediate" research service from Hoover's founder Patrick Spain, integrating eLibrary, Researchville, Alacritude, and encyclopedia.com. The idea is interesting – to target the individual info-seeker who wants more than Google can offer, but does not want to pay the enterprise pricing of Factiva or Lexis/Nexis. Rafta Ali's PaidContent…

A newly named “intermediate” research service from Hoover’s founder Patrick Spain, integrating eLibrary, Researchville, Alacritude, and encyclopedia.com. The idea is interesting – to target the individual info-seeker who wants more than Google can offer, but does not want to pay the enterprise pricing of Factiva or Lexis/Nexis. Rafta Ali’s PaidContent has posted an interview with Spain.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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