SOURCE: Vertical Acceleration, Inc.

August 13, 2007 18:00 ET

OC Tech Accelerator Secures New York Investment Banking Firm to Raise $5,000,000

Vertical Acceleration, "the Next Generation Idealab," Provides Resources, Exposure, and Capital to Promising Technology Companies

SAN CLEMENTE, CA--(Marketwire - August 13, 2007) - Vertical Acceleration ("VA"), a privately funded firm that acquires promising technology companies and focuses on enhancing valuation and rapid revenue growth, announced today that it has accepted the terms put forth by its first outside institutional funding source, Crucible Capital Group, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC), a New York investment banking firm, to secure a financing of up to $5Million Dollars.

Upon completion of due diligence and funding, the financing will be used to increase shareholder value through synergistic acquisitions and expansion of our markets, creating rapid revenue growth then ultimately capitalizing on liquidity events.

Ones and Zeros Technologies (VA's first subsidiary) is tracking more than 25% revenue growth this year and generates revenue from customers such as, US Modular,, Ceiva, US Traffic, Arrow Electronics, Flextronics, Eaton, Teledyne and Crydom. The company is proficient in printed circuit board design, layout, overseas manufacturing, sales, logistics and distribution of PCBs throughout North America. Its technology strengths are application and embedded software, Web-enabled operating systems, Mpeg-2/4 decoders, LCD Controllers, telecom (hand-held products), Broadcast-TV-Film-Imaging-Graphics, streaming media, digital rights management and database development. The technology partners are: Actel, Analog Devices, FreeScale, Sharp, Samsung and Texas Instruments.

"The continued support from our investors, board of directors and advisors combined with the dedication of our personnel, created consistent quarterly revenue growth enabling our company to attract early recognition, from this firm," states Dan Cwieka, Chairman and CEO of Vertical Acceleration.

Chuck Moore, CEO of Crucible Capital, states, "Vertical Acceleration was approved by Crucible, for a number of reasons: management, business model, preparation, board, advisors, scalability and overall potential valuation. In addition to the capital raise, Crucible Capital will play a strategic role in future acquisitions for VA anticipated in Q3 of this year. We are looking forward to a productive, successful and profitable relationship with Vertical Acceleration."

About Vertical Acceleration:

Vertical Acceleration ( is a diversified technology firm that unlocks the hidden value of portfolio companies. VA provides a unique platform for promising technology companies to accelerate revenue and maximize their valuation. Portfolio companies may achieve measurable increases in valuation and revenue growth by leveraging VA's core competencies in technology, corporate partnerships, enhanced management and capitalization.

About Ones & Zeros Technologies:

Ones and Zeros Technologies, Inc. ( is an Original Design Manufacturer of intelligent, network-enabled products for consumer electronics, avionics, aerospace, medical, military, and automotive industries. The company is proficient in printed circuit board design, layout, overseas manufacturing, sales, logistics and distribution of PCBs throughout North America.

About Crucible Capital Group:

Crucible Capital Group, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC) ( provides financial and capital advisory services to Small Cap, Micro Cap and private companies. Crucible is designed to assist its clients with their long term capital structure plans and capital raising activities through its principals' experience and relationships with other organizations.

Note: Statements contained in this release that are not strictly historical are "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are made based upon information available as of the date hereof, and the company assumes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements. Editors and investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties and the company's actual results may differ from these forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, demand for the company's subsidiaries products and services.

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