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September 15, 2014 09:00 ET

Accelerize Appoints Dave Stewart Chief Technology Officer

Stewart to Drive Technology Advancement and Vision Supporting the Organization's Continued Global Growth and Momentum

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - September 15, 2014) - Accelerize New Media, Inc. (OTCQB: ACLZ) today announced the appointment of Dave Stewart as Chief Technology Officer of Accelerize and its primary business, CAKE. Stewart most recently served as Executive Vice President of Technology at CAKE, a marketing technology SaaS company, and has been with the organization since its inception. He brings experience managing large research and development teams, and delivering solutions, with a focus on customer requirements and product quality.

"As we continue to drive digital marketing innovation, we depend on leaders such as Dave Stewart with a proven track record of creating the highest-quality products," said Brian Ross, Chairman and CEO of Accelerize. "I am pleased to have Dave serve as CTO where he will continue to lead advanced product development and provide direction across our research and development team. We are excited about expanding our enterprise product portfolio to include real-time tracking, attribution and optimization specifically designed for advertisers to manage their digital advertising spend."

Stewart has spent much of the past decade architecting software, and is an expert in systems architecture, front- and back-end web technologies, database design and development, cloud infrastructure, and complex UX design. He joined CAKE while still an undergraduate student at the University of California, Irvine. He worked full-time while attending college to help build CAKE from the ground up.

"It is a privilege and an honor to take on this new responsibility within Accelerize and CAKE. Especially at this moment, in which the organization has a clear vocation to continue growing and establishing itself as a leader in the digital marketing industry," said Stewart. "The entire sector is in a period of rapid evolution towards more real-time, multi-channel and integrated tracking of online spend. Accelerize and CAKE are ideally positioned in the center of this transformation. I am energized to begin this next exciting chapter in the global marketing technology industry."

About CAKE
CAKE provides a SaaS-based solution to track, attribute and optimize the performance of digital marketing spend, in real-time. Bringing clarity to multi-channel marketing campaigns, CAKE empowers advertisers, publishers and networks with the insight to make intelligent marketing decisions. For more information on CAKE visit www.getCAKE.com.

About Accelerize
Accelerize New Media, Inc. (OTCQB: ACLZ) offers software and services that revolutionize the way advertisers leverage their digital advertising data. Accelerize owns and operates CAKE. For more information, visit www.accelerizenewmedia.com.

Use of Forward-looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements from Accelerize New Media, Inc. within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and federal securities laws. For example, when we describe our technology advancement and continued global growth and momentum, when we say that we continue to drive digital marketing innovation, that we are expanding our enterprise product portfolio to include real-time tracking, attribution and optimization, and that we have a clear vocation to continue growing and establishing ourself as a leader in the digital marketing industry, we are using forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of the management of Accelerize New Media only, and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: changes in technology and market requirements; our technology may not be validated as we progress further; we may be unable to retain or attract key employees whose knowledge is essential to the development of our products and services; unforeseen market and technological difficulties may develop with our products and services; inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications; loss of market share and pressure on pricing resulting from competition, which could cause the actual results or performance of Accelerize New Media to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. Except as otherwise required by law, Accelerize New Media undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. For a more detailed description of the risk and uncertainties affecting Accelerize New Media, reference is made to Accelerize New Media's reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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