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Constantin Potorac

Electronics giant Panasonic will hatch a new business incubator Thursday, the latest in a line of companies to help foster the growth of Internet and e-commerce startups.

The boom in e-commerce — and the demand for its stocks — has led to a rush to get in on the base floor of e-commerce opportunities.

New (incubator) companies join old hats such as WebMagic, which launched Pets.com.