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(New York, NY-March 7, 2000) Venture Fund I LLC, part of the affiliated venture arm of Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), today announced that (formerly the GoPDA network, including and, one of the first companies added to its investment portfolio, has secured $15 million in additional equity financing from the following venture capital firms: $10 million from Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Incorporated and $5 million from Q Ventures. This funding will enable to accelerate the execution of its wireless and business-to-business strategies. Corporation also announced it has made a strategic equity investment in in consideration for barter advertising and the creation of co-branded Web sites.

"We are once again pleased to see that one of our first portfolio companies has received such significant funding from a variety of venture investments in only five months after our initial investment," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Corporation. "This additional round of funding, similar to that received by, demonstrates that our strategy of investing in early stage content sites continues to be on target, thus, offering great value for stockholders of Corporation and investors in Venture Fund I." ( develops and maintains a network of sites dedicated to serving the rapidly expanding handheld computing community. Its core sites, and, provide handheld users with a comprehensive collection of mobile computing hardware and software. Venture Fund I and Fund II have invested in 27 Internet properties to date. Both funds were formed to invest in early-stage online content providers serving targeted markets that follow the strategy of, but are not competitive to, is the portfolio manager of Venture Fund I and Fund II and is an investor in both funds. continues to hold the added benefit of being a public operating company in the Internet space that also extends value to its stockholders by having an Internet venture capital arm. For further information about Venture Capital Funds visit ( Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM;, based in New York, New York, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. operates a network of 100 Web sites, 75 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate more than 110 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 170 million per month.'s global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, with its related Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.

Interested advertisers should contact the Ad Sales department at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858.

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Steve Rubel
Schwartz Public Relations
(212) 677-8700 x23
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