SOURCE: Staccato Communications

April 13, 2005 11:00 ET

Staccato Communications Named a Red Herring 100 Finalist

Annual Red Herring 100 to Be Awarded at the Red Herring Spring Conference

BELMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 13, 2005 -- Today Red Herring announced that Staccato Communications has been named one of the 200 Finalists for the Red Herring 100 Private Companies of North America award program. More than 900 nominations were submitted for consideration. The Red Herring 100 Winners will be unveiled at the Red Herring Spring 2005 conference, May 17-19, 2005, in Monterey, Calif. Dedicated to celebrating the most exciting private North American companies, the three-day conference will feature keynote speeches, lively dialogue, and company presentations by the CEOs of the Red Herring 100.

"There were many strong candidates for the Red Herring 100 list this year, so making it onto the list is quite an achievement," said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-chief of Red Herring. "In the post-bubble era, North American technology companies have focused on making sure management is strong and that the business model makes sense."

The 200 Finalists will be evaluated to determine the Red Herring 100 that embody innovation, technology, and strategy. The Red Herring editorial team has completed a thorough analysis of business model, competitive advantage, alliances, customers, and technology for each company.

Companies selected to the Red Herring 100 award program will present their business model and technology at the Red Herring Spring 2005 conference. The awards ceremony will take place during the Welcome Dinner on May 17th. The three-day intimate event is themed "The Dynamics of Disruptions" and will shine its light on the business of technology, featuring keynotes and roundtable discussions. A complete overview and agenda can be found at http://www.redherring.com/rhspring05. Red Herring Spring conference is an invitation-only gathering for CEOs, venture capitalists, and select senior executives. To request an invitation, please contact Sean Raman at 650.428.2900 or via email at sraman@redherring.com

About Staccato Communications, Inc.

Staccato Communications is an ultrawideband (UWB) and Wireless USB communications pioneer based in San Diego, Calif. The fabless semiconductor company serves the consumer electronics, personal computing and mobile phone industries with single-chip all-CMOS wireless solutions. Founded in 2002 by industry veterans who have pioneered UWB technology since 1996, Staccato also has an experienced engineering team that has built several of the only high-speed CMOS RF silicon devices shipping in volume today. For more information, please visit www.staccatocommunications.com.

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