Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
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Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

January 14, 2008 09:01 ET

Stockgroup Appoints Digital Content Veteran as Chief Operating Officer

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Jan. 14, 2008) - Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (OTCBB:SWEB)(TSX VENTURE:SWB), a leading financial online media company, announced today Karl Buhr has joined Stockgroup as Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Buhr is an accomplished Chief Operating Officer, formerly from Telemedia, a provider of mobile content on wireless carrier platforms that target wireless subscribers. Mr. Buhr helped lead the company to a 400 percent increase in revenue and its recent sale to Conectium Ltd.

Prior to Telemedia, he was the Director of Operations for 365 Plc. (now operating as Eckoh Plc.), an internet and media direct response company, which grew from $12 million in revenue to $90 million during his tenure. 365 Plc. built one of Europe's largest sport information sites,, and was a pioneer in direct response advertising in television programming. During his 20 years of experience in a wide range of roles and industries, he has demonstrated repeated success at fast growing businesses.

At Stockgroup, Mr. Buhr will be responsible for directing all aspects of the organization's operational strategy and tactics. "Karl is a proven executor of the product and market vision of technology growth businesses," says Stockgroup CEO and President Marcus New. "He has also been part of monetizing and delivering premium digital content since the industry's very beginning."

"The changes affecting the financial markets such as community and user generated content represents one of the most dramatic market shifts in decades," says Mr. Buhr. "Stockgroup's business encompasses premium content, a premium community, and the means to join the two. I'm excited to join Stockgroup as we continue to grow the industry."

About Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

Stockgroup™ is a leading financial media company focused on user generated content and collaborative technologies. The Stockgroup platform for web-based portfolio management and financial content is licensed to top North American brokerage firms and media companies. This platform is also extended through, a leading online financial portal owned and operated by Stockgroup. is home to Bullboards™ message board - Canada's largest community of active investors. Recognized for its engaged audience, provides a sought-after demographic for advertisers.

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"Stockgroup", "Stockhouse" and "Bullboards" are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. and/or its affiliated companies in Canada, the United States and/or other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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