SOURCE: Network Media Holdings

October 16, 2009 10:00 ET

TechStartUps.com Appoints Industry Expert Kristopher Smith as Senior Editor

Technology Site's Expanded Focus on East Coast Emerging Companies Under Smith's Leadership

PORT WASHINGTON, NY--(Marketwire - October 16, 2009) - Network Media Holdings (NMH -- www.networkmediaholdings.com), an Internet media holding company that has full or controlling interest in subsidiary companies and associated Internet properties, has announced the hiring of technology veteran Kristopher Smith, who will serve as the Senior Editor of TechStartUps.com. An informative blog aimed to provide an in-depth look and commentary on exceptional start-up companies, TechStartUps.com will shift its editorial focus to an expanded emphasis on products and services based on the east coast under the direction of Smith.

"I am thrilled to be on board with TechStartUps.com and look forward to furthering its goal of being a premier online destination for the latest news and information on today's hottest emerging growth companies," stated Smith.

Prior to joining TechStartUps.com, Smith served as Vice President of Product Development for BlogTalkRadio (www.BlogTalkRadio.com), overseeing product development and user interface advances in an effort to increase the experience for the site's hosts and listeners. Previously, Smith was the Vice President of New Media at Room214, a search marketing and social media agency and was the founder of Palegroove Studios, the world's first podcast production company. Additionally, Smith developed Castlock, a robust new media management and RSS metrics platform to manage large libraries of content and maintain statistics privately. Since November 2004, Smith independently co-hosts and produces the 500-plus episode Croncast podcast and Life in the Can.

TechStartUps.com is under the roster of Network Media Holdings, whose core business focuses on start-ups, small and medium business, marketing, investing, and technology. NMH owns and manages a number of websites and blogs that cater to those core areas. NMH's subsidiaries provide a wide variety of practical and informational services for the users of its media and provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to network with an array of investors for funding. Other sites under the umbrella include RaiseCapital.com, RaiseCapital.tv, GreatStartUps.com, SportsLip.com, StockLip.com, StartUpWorld.com, StockProfile.com and more.

"We are excited for Kristopher to come on board to assist in the growth of TechStartUps.com," said Richard Singer, CEO of Network Media Holdings. "We believe his vast experience in the online media space will prove to be a valued addition to the team. Noticing the untapped resource of the entrepreneurial ventures on the east coast, we hope the shift in focus for TechStartUps.com will give those technology companies worthy of recognition the vehicle to be seen and heard."

About Network Media Holdings

Network Media Holdings, Inc. (NMH) is an Internet media holding company that has full or controlling interest in subsidiary companies and associated Internet properties. Its core business focuses on start-ups, small and medium business, marketing, investing, and technology. NMH owns and manages a number of websites and blogs that cater to those core areas.

The spirit of the entrepreneurship provides the engine that drives the economy in terms of growth and innovation, both in good times and bad. NMH aims to provide support and service to these innovators through its network of Internet media.

NMH's subsidiaries provide a wide variety of practical and informational services for the users of its media. Those services include providing a platform for entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to market their venture and/or entrepreneurs and small businesses that are seeking funding. NMH also provides a network of business opportunities for the savvy investor.

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