netco
n. An Internet-based company.

Example Citations:
According to stock-tracking firm IPO.com, more than a quarter of the 71 Netcos that went public in the past year are now trading under their offering price.
—Brad Stone, “Dot-Coms Over a Barrel,” Newsweek, April 3, 2000

Ticketmaster.com has outfitted several venues, including the Staples (SPLS) Stadium in Los Angeles, with bar-code machines that recognize printed tickets, and expects customers to begin using them in April. Other Netcos are watching the experiment closely.
—Jennifer Couzin, “Toot-toot ticket booth good-bye?,” Network World, January 31, 2000

Earliest Citation:
Are US netcos about to steamroll their way across Europe, beating the locals on their own turf; or is there Something about Europe the Yanks just don’t get?
—Steven Carlson, “Online Europe,” New Media Age, October 6, 1999

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