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For Immediate Release 

Susan Barich
Director of Communications
Silicon Valley World Internet Center

Knowledge Network Partnership Broadens Market Exposure For Both


January 25, 2001, Palo Alto, Calif. -- The Silicon Valley World Internet Center ( today announced that Inclusion Inc.(, has joined the Center's family of Knowledge Network Partners..

"We are very pleased to welcome Inclusion as our newest Knowledge Network Partner," said Center CEO Dr. Susan Duggan. "The Center's global community of Internet innovators want to participate in our knowledge exchange programs. Their input will greatly enhance our knowledge of the viable trends for the Internet Economy. Inclusion's products will create and support a variety of specialized communities for us with a level of sophistication and use-ability that is attractive and rewarding."

The Center's Knowledge Network partners are companies that support and complement the network the Center has created for the high-level exchange of knowledge about new technology trends and innovative business models for the advancement of the Internet Economy.

"We are delighted that the Silicon Valley World Internet Center has selected Inclusion as their collaboration partner of choice," said Martin Nielson, CEO of Inclusion Inc. "We look forward to deploying our WorkPlace technology to support the far-flung activities of the Center, and to establishing relationships through the Center that further our mission of bringing people together."

Inclusion provides a hosted and managed platform that empowers distributed groups of people to use the Web as a strategic, real-time communications vehicle.

Based on Inclusion's platform, organizations create WorkPlaces - public or private fora where scattered people come together to discuss a topic of common interest or work on a joint project. WorkPlaces are used within an enterprise to deliver products to market faster, drive down production costs, enhance customer relationships, and streamline business processes. WorkPlaces are used externally to harness customer passions, enhance customer loyalty, and increase revenue.

The Silicon Valley World Internet Center focuses on the advancement of Internet-related eMarkets, technologies, people, and ideas through the collaborative exchange of knowledge. The Center is located in the heart of Silicon Valley and works on behalf of its sponsors to develop programs specific to the expanding Internet Economy. As multi-corporate, third-party venue, the Center provides a physical and virtual forum for collaboration among technology leaders and key end-users. The Center, a for-profit, fee-for-service corporation, focuses primarily on the areas of eBusiness, eServices and wireless communication.