Disney purchased a one-third share of Starwave on April 3, 1997, for $100 million. In January 1998, Disney registered go. com. Exercising its options, Disney purchased the outstanding shares of Starwave from Paul Allen in April 1998. In June 1998, Disney purchased 43% ownership of Infoseek in exchange for Starwave and $70 million. Infoseek and Disney Online joint ventured in developing the Go Network, an internet portal. With Disney's purchase of the remainder of Infoseek in July 1999, the Go Network, Infoseek, the Disney Catalog, Disney Online (Disney. com and DisneyStore. com), ABC News Internet Ventures and ESPN Internet Ventures and Buena Vista Internet Group are merged into the Go. com company.