SOURCE: Encounter Technologies, Inc.

May 25, 2011 07:00 ET Announces First Donation With Backstreet Boys' Howie D to Help Benefit Relief Efforts in Japan

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 25, 2011) -, born from the genius of parent companies Encounter Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ENTID) and Pegasus Tel, Inc. (OTCBB: PTEL), is pleased to announce today its first donation to Music for Relief to help the relief efforts in Japan. In March, MusicMatrix announced it would contribute 10% of the membership revenues generated from every "Howie D" VIP sign up on its site to help support Music for Relief efforts in Japan. "It gives me great self satisfaction knowing we can help the disaster efforts in Japan," stated Anthony DiBiase, CEO of Encounter and Pegasus. "We can't wait to announce the final donation totals at the end of the Howie D contests with Howie and Music for Relief."

"We are excited to be the beneficiary of this ongoing campaign," commented Whitney Showler, Music for Relief. "It is great to see our industry colleagues, and Howie D, working together to help those in need."

The MusicMatrix VIP Room experience,, offers fans an insider's view of making the video for Howie D's first single "100" from his debut solo album. VIP members gain access to exclusive pictures, video and content added on a regular basis leading up to the exclusive video premiere and interactive contest. VIP members will also have unique opportunities to remix videos for "100" with never-before-seen clips, special effects and a cutting-edge on-line editor.

"This effort with Howie D is just the beginning of our corporate commitment to helping those in need," stated DiBiase. "I hope in our own small way, MusicMatrix can help make a difference for these disaster victims in Japan, as well as in other community service initiatives with our music artist partners."

DiBiase is scheduled to discuss the Music for Relief donations, as well as some exciting MusicMatrix news during an interview with Bob "Sully" Sullivan and Russ "T Nailz" Stolnack, renowned radio broadcast personalities, on the nationally broadcast Big Biz Show ( on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 12:40pm PT. The show airs across the country via the CBS Radio Network, the Business Talk Radio Network and the Biz Television Network reaching an estimated 2 million listeners and 30 million cable homes weekly. The show, recently named by TALKERS Magazine as one of the "Top 10 Most Influential Financial Shows" in the country, is highly recognized for discussing current business events, internet related issues and other hot topics in the business world. To access the interview, please visit

Howie Dorough [Howie D] boldly steps into new territory for his solo debut, "Back To Me." As one-fourth of The Backstreet Boys, Howie helped build one of the most formidable legacies in pop culture history, selling over 100 million records worldwide, yielding numerous top ten singles, garnering various awards, and encouraging one of the largest and most devout fan bases ever. For more information on Howie D, please visit, and

Founded by two-time Grammy winning/multi-platinum rock band Linkin Park, Music for Relief is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid to victims of natural disasters and the prevention of such disasters. Since its inception in 2005, Music for Relief has raised over $4 million for survivors of multiple disasters across four continents including the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, hurricane Katrina, China's Wenchuan earthquake, a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the 2011 earthquake & tsunami in Japan. Music for Relief also supports environmental programs to help in prevention and mitigation of future natural disasters including the planting of over 810,000 trees to help reduce global warming. The organization was recently recognized by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon for the Download to Donate program to raise funds and awareness in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. For more information, visit

ABOUT MUSICMATRIX is the premiere on-line destination for artists, directors, producers, video editors and music fans worldwide to upload, direct, edit and showcase unique video content with groundbreaking, user-friendly, video editing technology. MusicMatrix also serves as a rapidly expanding social network where members can share custom videos, engage in the promotion of their favorite artists, earn income and win amazing prizes. For more information, please visit:
Twitter: @YourMusicMatrix

Encounter Technologies, Inc. specializes in social media, video technology and on-line entertainment web solutions. The Company utilizes pre-built applications to provide platforms for businesses interested in utilizing video technology to increase online collaboration and interaction. The goal is to provide clients with the best methods to increase user value and achieve desired business results. Simply put, Encounter Technologies, Inc. transforms ideas into revenues. For more information, please visit

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