***PUB TALK: SEPTEMBER 14, 2000
"INTERNET WIRE -- LEVERAGING THE INTERNET TO DISSEMINATE YOUR
COMPANY’S NEWS DIRECTLY TO JOURNALISTS, ANALYSTS AND THE CONSUMER"
By Mr. M. Reynolds Morgan, Director of Northwest Region, Internet
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Pub Talk starts at 6:00 p.m.
Open to the public.
Mr. Reynolds will discuss Internet Wire’s innovative approach to
the distribution of public relations materials through the Internet.
Come learn how your company can leverage exposure through press
releases, media alerts, advisories, graphics such as headshots,
product shots and charts, audio music, testimonials, sound bites,
streaming video, and other innovative Internet-related ways.
ABOUT INTERNET WIRE
Internet Wire, Inc. (http://www.internetwire.com)
is the leading Internet-based distributor of direct company news
and other business communications materials. Internet Wire distributes
direct company news, including press releases, financial announcements,
graphics, multimedia files, and other business communications materials
to a worldwide audience of news media, analysts and consumers via
email, the Web, online syndication and secure modem-to-modem connections.
Internet Wire’s website currently displays up-to-the-minute company
news in the content areas of technology, entertainment, business/finance,
sports, medical, travel/leisure, health/lifestyle, food, education,
government, legal and energy/environment. It also is transmitted
to more than 44,000 editors and analysts and 1.6 Million consumers
in these content areas via Internet Wire’s proprietary distribution
Internet Wire content is carried on the Bloomberg global terminal
system, syndicated online through iSyndicate, Screaming Media, Wavo
and COMTEX News Network and is aggregated on 2,000-pus sites around
the Web. With offices in Los Angeles, New York and Silicon Valley,
the company was incorporated in January 1999, after evolving from
gina.com which has been online since 1994.
In February 2000, Internet Wire announced that it closed its first
preferred round of venture capital, a total of $17.5 million, led
by Sequoia Capital and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Also participating
in the Series A round were first-round investors Osprey Ventures,
Montreux Equity Partners and Mindful Partners as well as Stanford
University’s Daper Fund.
ABOUT M. REYNOLDS MORGAN
As director of the northwest region, Reynolds is responsible for
all sales, staffing and journalist relations programs in Northern
California, Oregon, Washington and western Canada. He is based in
Internet Wire’s Silicon Valley bureau in Menlo Park, California.
Reynolds brings more than 15 years experience in the news, communications
and wire service industries, including a combined eight years at
satellite-based public relations wire service companies, including
Business Wire and PR Newswire. Reynolds joined Internet Wire after
a successful six-year career at Business Wire, where he managed
key accounts and local media relations programs at its Silicon Valley
bureau. Reynolds has also worked at Health & You Magazine, Palo
Alto Weekly, Peninsula Times Tribune, and the Sunnyvale Valley Journal.
He is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI)
as well as a former board member of the Peninsula Press Club.
For further information:
Internet Wire, Inc.
5757 Century Blvd., Suite 365
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Mr. M. Reynolds Morgan
Director of Northwest Region