SOURCE: Collective Intellect

May 01, 2007 06:00 ET

Collective Intellect and Wall Street On Demand Form Strategic Partnership to Create Comprehensive Research Platform for Institutional Investors

BOULDER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 1, 2007 -- Collective Intellect, Inc. (CI), an innovative provider of solutions enabling executives and institutional investors to obtain highly-relevant and critical pieces of information from unstructured online data sources, and Wall Street On Demand (WSOD) announced that CI's unique ranked and filtered new media content is now available through WSOD's financial distribution channel through a strategic partnership agreement.

The combination of WSOD's robust traditional and proprietary information and Collective Intellect's new media sources allows investors to gain comprehensive monitoring of the inputs driving investment decisions.

Collective Intellect new media research filters posts to allow investors access to credible new media for truly comprehensive monitoring:

--  Blogs, discussion boards, chat rooms and social media
--  Searchable by ticker or by customized topics
--  Ranked for credibility and filtered by topic and ticker
    
"Information from social media often precedes traditional newswire reporting. Identifying credible data points is crucial to gauge a source's accuracy," says James Tanner, Chief Executive Officer of Wall Street On Demand, Inc. "Collective Intellect's sentiment and credibility rankings give our customers predictive insight, supplementing traditional sources."

"Internet information is truly a disruptive force in media distribution and has changed the way investors conduct research," says Don Springer, Chief Executive Officer of Collective Intellect. "We're pleased that Wall Street On Demand's customers can now access the revolutionary information we provide from within WSOD's product lineup."

About Collective Intellect

Collective Intellect, Inc. specializes in comprehensively tracking, filtering and ranking media content for among the largest Wall Street trading firms and the Fortune 500. The company's breakthrough technology helps analysts and portfolio managers in financial services and a wide range of executives within enterprises uncover valuable, relevant nuggets of information that reside in the vast amount of unstructured data available today, including blogs, message boards and chat rooms as well as traditional media.

Customers include some of the largest trading desks on Wall Street, Fortune 100 consumer goods manufacturers and Fortune 100 pharmaceutical companies. Collective Intellect is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, and is funded by Appian Ventures and other investors.

About Wall Street On Demand

Wall Street On Demand specializes in the presentation of financial information on web sites. The company designs, develops, and hosts advanced financial interfaces integrating market data, research, news, and other financial content from over 1,500 sources. Wall Street On Demand hosts independent research for ten of the twelve independent research settlement firms and hosts customized online research platforms for each of the big six online brokerage firms.

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