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(New York, NY- September 19, 2000) (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today launched a new bureau to cover the thriving Internet market and community in the greater Miami area that will also serve as a gateway to Latin America. The site is available at ( and joins seven other regional sites launched by

"We've experienced tremendous success integrating our Internet news properties throughout selective regions of the U.S. and we are now delighted to extend our news and information resources to southern Florida's ever growing Internet scene and will extend's reach to the Latin American market. This will be the area's first in-depth, online publication exclusively focused on the South Florida Internet industry," said Chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler.

The site will be under the direction of Managing Editor William Plasencia, former founder and Director of, a Spanish language personal finance Web site. Plasencia brings to over a decade of experience in journalism and has written for such publications as The American Banker and Latin Finance Magazine. "Metropolitan Miami has become an important crossroads for the Internet industry and really serves as a bridge to all of the Americas. I look forward to chronicling for the excitement and growth that the Internet industry has brought to this dynamic community," said Plasencia. The availability of's regional news content in the Miami area is the latest in a series of regional expansion initiatives including recent launches in Los Angeles (, Silicon Valley (, Boston (, Washington D.C. (, Seattle (, Chicago ( and's pre-existing site ( serving the Internet scene in New York's Silicon Alley. also announced plans to roll out several other bureaus in coming months.

About Corporation (, the Internet Industry Portal, is headquartered in Darien, CT. It 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 132 Web sites, 220 e-mail newsletters, 136 online discussion forums and 78 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate over 150 million page views monthly. Total "views," which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are over 200 million per month.'s global presence includes editions for Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Español, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Taiwan and the United Kingdom., with its related Venture Funds I, II and III, is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.

Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For 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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