Thursday, September 07, 2000

Tristate Business Summary




KnowToday is now Clerity Knowledge

        KnowToday Inc. of Cincinnati is changing its name and its CEO.

        The information auction start-up said this week that it will now be known as Clerity Knowledge Exchanges, at www.clerity.com.

        George Luntz, who had been chief operating officer, becomes chief executive officer. Former CEO Jason Kreitzer remains chairman and head of research and development.

        The company also signed another customer. Eppraisals.com, which offers online appraisals of art, antiques and other collectibles, will incorporate Clerity's technology in its “Second Opinion” service.
       

Home buyers get help hooking up

        JumpHome.com, a Columbus-based utility-connection service, is entering the Cincinnati market, allowing home buyers to save time in hooking up their phone, electric, cable and other services.

        To get hooked up, homeowners log onto JumpHome.com or call (877) 76-START at least 15 days before their move date.

        In Cincinnati, JumpHome.com can hook up services with:

        • Cable television providers Insight Communications and Time Warner Communications.

        • Electric and gas company Cinergy.

        • Newspaper delivery with The Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post.

        • Phone company Cincinnati Bell.

        • Moving company Bell Moving.

        • Security companies ADT True Protection and Guardian.

        • Water systems Cincinnati Water Works, Indian Hill Water Works and Mason Utility Billing.

        • Trash pickup from Rumpke.

        JumpHome.com is already operating in Cleveland and Columbus.
       

— From staff reports

       



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