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(New York, NY - June 5, 2000)-- Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced the formation of Venture Partners III LLC, dedicated to early stage investments in content Web sites. The Fund, which has received substantial institutional backing, closed on May 25, 2000. Corporation, of which Alan M. Meckler is chairman and CEO, will manage the Fund. Corporation is also the portfolio manager of Venture Fund I LLC (April '99) and Venture Fund II LLC (November '99) and has made 33 investments to date, many of which have also received subsequent rounds of funding at increased valuations., a Venture Fund I portfolio company, was acquired by (Nasdaq: GOTO). Venture Funds I and II, and Venture Partners III were formed to invest in early-stage online content providers serving targeted business-to-business markets that follow the strategy of, but are not competitive to, is an investor in all three funds. For additional information about the Funds and daily Internet venture capital news visit:

About ( Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM) based in New York, NY, 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 117 Web sites, 171 e-mail newsletters, 117 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.4 million unique visitors that generate more than 130 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 185 million per month.'s global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, South Africa, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of, 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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For more information contact:
Steve Rubel
Schwartz Public Relations
(212) 677-8700 x23
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Eileen Smith
Investor Relations
(203) 662-2961
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