While many have already taken their dog-and-pony shows to at least one investment conference this year, Hambrecht & Quist's planet.wall.street's theme, called "Portfolio 2000," is something a little different than its predecessors. The new year may be less than 10 months away, but for some Internet investors, next week is considered a long-term investment.
Running from March 1-3 at the Cliff Lodge in Snowbird, Utah, the H&Q conference is a forum for public and privately held Internet companies and will include virgins such as
-- H&Q is one of the underwriters for its upcoming IPO -- and
H&Q hopes that its mix of big-name public Internet companies and new faces -- both public and private -- will set it apart from the herd of other recent conferences, while attendees are looking for answers to unanswered questions, like what's up with the proposed merger of
. A Monday morning panel will host
CEO David Wetherell and Lycos CEO Bob Davis, among others.
Tune in to
's coverage over the three-day event.
Thursday, March 4, 1999
New Directions for a Young Industry
Wednesday, March 3, 1999
Is MP3.com Here? MP3.com Is Here!
Check Point Checks Slump in Growth
InfoSpace Wants to Revive Push
VeriSign Dares to Post a Profit
Tuesday, March 2, 1999
LookSmart's Strong Talk
Next Stop, iVillage
Xoom.com Ready for Takeoff?
Monday, March 1, 1999
H&Q Preview: Conference in the Snow
Lycos Touts Its Grab Bag of Services