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                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                              WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                    ---------

                                  SCHEDULE 13G
                                 (RULE 13d-102)

             INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
           TO RULES 13D-1(b) (c), AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
                            PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(b)
                                (AMENDMENT NO. )1

                               TheStreet.com, Inc.
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                                (Name of Issuer)

                          Common Stock Par Value $0.01
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                    88368Q103
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                                 (CUSIP Number)


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             (Date of Event which requires filing of this Statement)

         Check the appropriate box to designate the Rule pursuant to which this
Schedule is filed:

         / /      Rule 13d-1(b)
         / /      Rule 13d-1(c)
         /X/      Rule 13d-1(d)

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1 The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's
initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and
for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the
disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed
to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act
but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the
Notes).



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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 2 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Oak Investment Partners VIII, Limited Partnership
     06-1522124
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     Delaware
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                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   1,650,185 Shares of Common Stock
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 Not applicable
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   1,650,185 Shares of Common Stock
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
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9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,650,185 Shares of Common Stock
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10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
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11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.73%
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12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     PN
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 3 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Oak Associates VIII, LLC
     06-1523705
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     Delaware
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                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,650,185 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,650,185 Shares of Common Stock
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9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,650,185 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.73%
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12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     OO-LLC
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 4 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Oak VIII Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
     06-1528836
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     Delaware
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                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   31,959 Shares of Common Stock
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 Not applicable
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   31,959 Shares of Common Stock
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
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9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     31,959 Shares of Common Stock
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10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
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11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     0.13%
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12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     PN
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 5 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Oak VIII Affiliates, LLC
     06-1531129
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     Delaware
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                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 31,959 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   31,959 Shares of Common Stock
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9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     31,959 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     0.13%
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12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     OO-LLC
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 6 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Oak Management Corporation
     06-0990851
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     Delaware
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                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.86%
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12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     CO
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 7 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Bandel L. Carano
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     United States
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                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.86%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     IN
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 8 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Gerald R. Gallagher
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     United States
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                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.86%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     IN
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                        Page 9 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Edward F. Glassmeyer
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     United States
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.86%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     IN
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                       Page 10 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Fredric W. Harman
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     United States
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.86%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     IN
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                       Page 11 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Ann H. Lamont
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
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3.   SEC Use Only
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4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     United States
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.86%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     IN
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                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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Cusip No. 88368Q103                13G                       Page 12 of 23 pages

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1.   Names of Reporting Persons
     I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (entities only.)

     Eileen M. More
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2.   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group *)
                                                         (a) / /
                                                         (b) /X/
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
3.   SEC Use Only
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
4.   Citizenship or Place of Organization

     United States
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                              (5)  Sole Voting Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
Number of Shares              (6)  Shared Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                 1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
by Each Reporting             --------------------------------------------------
Person With:                  (7)  Sole Dispositive Power
                                   Not applicable
                              --------------------------------------------------
                              (8)  Shared Dispositive Power
                                   1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
9.   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each
     Reporting Person

     1,682,144 Shares of Common Stock
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
     Certain Shares *)              / /
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11.  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

     6.86%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
12.  Type of Reporting Person *)

     IN
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     * SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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                                                             Page 13 of 23 pages

                                  Schedule 13G
                               Amendment No. ___*
                          Common Stock Par Value $0.01
                               CUSIP No. 88368Q103

ITEM 1(a)                  NAME OF ISSUER:
                           TheStreet.com, Inc.

ITEM 1(b)                  ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES:

                                 Two Rector Street, 14th Floor
                                 New York, New York 10006

ITEM 2(a)                  NAME OF PERSON FILING:

     Oak Investment Partners VIII, Limited Partnership
     Oak Associates VIII, LLC
     Oak VIII Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
     Oak VIII Affiliates, LLC
     Oak Management Corporation
     Bandel L. Carano
     Gerald R. Gallagher
     Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Fredric W. Harman
     Ann H. Lamont
     Eileen M. More (as of January 1, 2000, Ms. More has ceased to be a filing
     person)

ITEM 2(b)                  ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE,
                           RESIDENCE:

     c/o Oak Management Corporation
     One Gorham Island
     Westport, CT 06880

ITEM 2(c)                  CITIZENSHIP:

     Please refer to Item 4 on each cover sheet for each filing person

ITEM 2(d)                  TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES:

     Common stock, Par Value $0.01

ITEM 2(e)                  CUSIP NUMBER: 88368Q103



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                                                             Page 14 of 23 pages

ITEM 3                     Not Applicable.

ITEM 4                     OWNERSHIP.

     The approximate percentages of shares of Common Stock reported as
beneficially owned by the Reporting Entities is based upon 24,522,410 shares
outstanding as of September 30, 1999, as reported in the Issuer's Quarterly
Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 1999, plus shares
issuable upon conversion or exercise of options to acquire common stock as
described in the following two sentences. Amounts shown as beneficially owned
include currently exercisable options to purchase 7,358 shares of common stock
and 142 shares of common stock which may be deemed to be held by Edward F.
Glassmeyer on behalf of Oak Investment Partners VIII, Limited Partnership and
Oak VIII Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership, respectively.

     Please see Items 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 11 for each cover sheet for each filing
entity.

ITEM 5                     OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS.

     If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date
hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than
five percent of the class of securities, check the following: [ ]

ITEM 6                     OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF
                           ANOTHER PERSON.

     Not applicable

ITEM 7                     IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY
                           WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE
                           PARENT HOLDING COMPANY.

     Not applicable

ITEM 8                     IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE
                           GROUP.

     Not applicable

ITEM 9                     NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP.

     Not applicable

ITEM 10                    CERTIFICATIONS.

     Not applicable



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                                                             Page 15 of 23 pages

     After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I
certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and
correct.

SIGNATURE:

     Dated:  February 14, 2000

     Entities:

Oak Investment Partners VIII, Limited Partnership
Oak Associates VIII, LLC
Oak VIII Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership

Oak VIII Affiliates, LLC
Oak Management Corporation

                                           By:   /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
                                                 ---------------------------
                                                 Edward F. Glassmeyer, as
                                                 General Partner or
                                                 Managing Member or as
                                                 Attorney-in-fact for the
                                                 above-listed entities

     Individuals:

Bandel L. Carano
Gerald R. Gallagher
Edward F. Glassmeyer
Fredric W. Harman
Ann H. Lamont
Eileen M. More

                                           By:   /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
                                                 ---------------------------
                                                 Edward F. Glassmeyer,
                                                 Individually and as
                                                 Attorney-in-fact for the
                                                 above-listed individuals



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                                                             Page 16 of 23 pages

                                INDEX TO EXHIBITS


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<S>                     <C>                                       <C>
EXHIBIT A               Agreement of Reporting Persons             17

EXHIBIT B               Power of Attorney                          18
</TABLE>








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                                                             Page 17 of 23 pages

                                    EXHIBIT A

     Each of the undersigned hereby agrees that the Schedule 13G filed on the
date hereof with respect to the shares of Common Stock of TheStreet.com, Inc.
has been filed on behalf of the undersigned.

SIGNATURE:

     Dated February 14, 2000

     Entities:

Oak Investment Partners VIII, Limited Partnership
Oak Associates VIII, LLC
Oak VIII Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
Oak VIII Affiliates, LLC
Oak Management Corporation

                                           By:   /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
                                                 ---------------------------
                                                 Edward F. Glassmeyer, as
                                                 General Partner or
                                                 Managing Member or as
                                                 Attorney-in-fact for the
                                                 above-listed entities

     Individuals:

Bandel L. Carano
Gerald R. Gallagher
Edward F. Glassmeyer
Fredric W. Harman
Ann H. Lamont
Eileen M. More

                                           By:   /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
                                                 ---------------------------
                                                 Edward F. Glassmeyer,
                                                 Individually and as
                                                 Attorney-in-fact for the
                                                 above-listed individuals







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                                                             Page 18 of 23 pages

                                    EXHIBIT B

POWER OF ATTORNEY

      The undersigned hereby make, constitute and appoint each of EDWARD F.
GLASSMEYER and ANN H. LAMONT, acting jointly or individually, with full power of
substitution, the true and lawful attorney-in-fact for the undersigned, in the
undersigned's name, place and stead and on the undersigned's behalf, to
complete, execute and file with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission (the "Commission"), a statement on Schedule 13G with respect to the
securities of any or all of the following entities:

     BMJ MEDICAL MANAGEMENT, INC., a Delaware;
     PULSEPOINT COMMUNICATIONS, a California corporation;
     DSL.NET, INC., a Delaware corporation;
     GARDEN.COM, INC., a Delaware;
     INKTOMI CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation;
     INTERNAP NETWORK SERVICES CORPORATION, a Washington corporation;
     MEDIA METRIX, INC., a Delaware corporation;
     MOBIUS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC., a Delaware corporation;
     P.F. CHANG'S CHINA BISTRO, INC., a Delaware;
     PIVOTAL CORPORATION, a British Columbia corporation;
     PRIMUS KNOWLEDGE SOLUTIONS, INC., a Washington corporation;
     QUINTUS CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation;
     THESTREET.COM, INC., a Delaware corporation;
     VIRATA CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation;
     VIROPHARMA INCORPORATED,
 a Delaware corporation;
     WIRELESS FACILITIES, INC., a Delaware corporation; and
     ZANY BRAINY, INC., a Pennsylvania corporation;

and any and all amendments thereto pursuant to Section 13(d) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated
thereunder, and any other forms, certificates, documents or instruments
(including a Joint Filing Agreement) that the attorneys-in-fact (or either of
them) deems necessary or appropriate in order to enable the undersigned to
comply with the requirements of said Section 13(d) and said rules and
regulations.

      This Power of Attorney shall remain in effect for a period of two years
from the date hereof or until such earlier date as a written revocation thereof
is filed with the Commission.

Dated: February 14, 2000



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                                                             Page 19 of 23 pages

     Oak Management Corporation

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  President

     Oak Investment Partners III, A Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak Associates III, Limited Partnership, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Associates III, Limited Partnership

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Investment Partners IV, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak Associates IV, LLC, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Associates IV, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak IV Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak IV Affiliates, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member



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                                                             Page 20 of 23 pages

     Oak IV Affiliates

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Investment Partners V, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak Associates V, LLC, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Associates V, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak V Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak V Affiliates, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak V Affiliates

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Investment Partners VI, Limited Partnership

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member



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                                                             Page 21 of 23 pages

     Oak Associates VI, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak VI Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak VI Affiliates, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak VI Affiliates, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Investment Partners VII, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak Associates VII, LLC, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Associates VII, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak VII Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak VII Affiliates, LLC, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member



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                                                             Page 22 of 23 pages

     Oak VII Affiliates, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Investment Partners VIII, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak Associates VIII, LLC, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak Associates VIII, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak VIII Affiliates Fund, Limited Partnership
     By:  Oak VIII Affiliates, LLC, its general partner

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member

     Oak VIII Affiliates, LLC

     By: /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
        ----------------------------
     Name:  Edward F. Glassmeyer
     Title:  Managing Member



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     /s/ Bandel L. Carano
     --------------------------
     Bandel L. Carano


     /s/ Gerald R. Gallagher
     --------------------------
     Gerald R. Gallagher


     /s/ Edward F. Glassmeyer
     --------------------------
     Edward F. Glassmeyer


     /s/ Fredric W. Harman
     --------------------------
     Fredric W. Harman


     /s/ Ann H. Lamont
     --------------------------
     Ann H. Lamont


     /s/ Eileen M. More
     --------------------------
     Eileen M. More