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Trading Places

Whether you start one or just use one, B2B exchange will be part of your business.

This story appears in the November 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Combining two of his main interests, wine and technology, Peter Byck, 37, launched a new Internet company,, in 1999. The 45-employee firm in Novato, California, created a Web site that gives suppliers of bulk wine, grapes, equipment and services a place online to sell their wares to wine growers, wineries and retailers in a secure, user-friendly environment.

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