Organization: Bid.Com International Inc.

Location: Mississauga, Ont.

Business: On-line Auctions

Revenues: First 6 months of 1997: $0.5 million; First 6 months of 1998: $7.4 million

Strategic Partners: America Online, Rogers New Media, The Toronto Star, Chapters

The Competition: E-Bay, OnSale, Ubid

Traffic: 20,000 visitors daily to the site before January 1998; 60,000 daily after January 1998