Chalk Media Corp.

Chalk Media Corp.

October 10, 2008 07:00 ET

Chalk Signs Agreement With Leading Global Investment Management Firm

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2008) - Chalk Media Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CKM) today announced that one of the world's largest investment managers has signed a software licensing agreement for Mobile chalkboard™, Chalk's BlackBerry® communication software. Mobile chalkboard™ will be used to cut overhead and save money on internal training and priority communications.

The client had over $650 billion under management as of August 31, 2008 and operates in more than 20 countries. The firm manages money for thousands of clients including over half the Fortune 100 companies.

"This deal demonstrates that even in a tough economic environment, financial services firms are seeing value in our software", said Stewart Walchli, President & CEO, Chalk. "We believe there is tremendous growth potential in this account to additional business units within the company as well as to their large client base. This deal is a great validation of our software as this client is a very highly regarded and influential member of the BlackBerry community."

"Given the current challenges in the financial services sector, for the past several quarters we have focused the vast majority of our sales efforts on companies in industry verticals such as telecommunications, media, professional services and pharmaceuticals," Mr. Walchli added. "Nonetheless, it is great to see a deal come through in this large market segment."

About Chalk Media Corp.

Chalk's mobile content deployment system, Mobile chalkboard™, allows multimedia content to be created, securely pushed and tracked on BlackBerry® smartphones. Our software and content help organizations communicate with their employees, business partners and customers. Additional information is available at

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