SOURCE: vFinance, Inc.

February 15, 2007 17:21 ET

vFinance, Inc. Included in Standard & Poor's Corporation Records and Market Access Program

BOCA RATON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 15, 2007 -- vFinance, Inc. (OTCBB: VFIN), a leading financial services company, announced today that its corporate information is now available via Standard & Poor's ("S&P") Market Access Program. The Company's corporate description was published in the Daily News Section of S&P's Standard Corporation Records on February 12, 2007. vFinance, Inc. ("VFIN") offers a full range of investment banking, trading and investment opportunities to high-growth companies and investors seeking to outperform market indices.

Standard Corporation Records is a recognized securities manual for the "Blue Sky" Standard Manual Exemption for secondary trading in 38 states. The inclusion of VFIN, Inc. in Standard Corporation Records, in connection with the Company's compliance with other Blue Sky requirements, should assist the brokerage and investment communities in making a market in VFIN's stock. It is recommended that brokers check with their compliance officers or legal counsel for applicable "Blue Sky" laws in their states and regulations pertaining to them.

As part of S&P's Market Access Program, VFIN's corporate information will be made available through S&P's Advisor Insight website ( The website provides financial advisors with share price, volume dividends, shares outstanding, company financial position and earnings on thousands of companies.

In addition, VFIN information will be available via S&P's MarketScope®, a real-time market news and intelligence service used by over 100,000 brokers, analysts, researchers and investors in the U.S. and Canada, and via the electronic version of S&P's Stock Guide database, which is distributed electronically to virtually all major quote vendors.

Leonard Sokolow, Chairman and CEO, vFinance, Inc., said, "We are very pleased with Standard & Poor's decision to include us in its Corporation Records and initiate coverage of us in its Market Access Program. These actions provide additional transparency and sources of information about our business to our stockholders and to the investment community at large."

About vFinance, Inc.

VFIN ( is a global financial services company which specializes in high growth opportunities. VFIN provides investment banking and advisory services to micro, small and mid-cap high growth companies. Institutional and high-net-worth investors seeking to outperform market indices are offered a full range of investment opportunities and financial advisory services in over 40 offices in the U.S. and other parts of the world. vFinance Investments, Inc. and EquityStation, Inc., both subsidiaries of VFIN, are broker-dealers registered with the SEC, and members of the NASD and SIPC.

Special services for hedge funds and other institutional clients include direct market access (DMA), algorithmic trading and option execution through multiple electronic trading platforms. The Direct2Desk trading program connects institutional clients during trading hours directly with the VFIN's equity traders for superior personalized customer service for complex liquidation and accumulation strategies on all exchanges. The Company has fixed income, emerging market and equity trading desks, and makes markets in over 2500 micro and small-cap stocks.

The Company possesses an exceptional understanding of emerging private companies and small-cap and micro-cap market stocks gained from its specialized market making and investment banking activities, and from the large number entrepreneurial ventures described on its website which is ranked by Google and Yahoo, and web traffic measuring companies as a leading destination for companies seeking capital, with more than one half million unique visitors annually from over 150 countries.

This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute guarantees of future performance. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release, which are not strictly historical statements, including, without limitation, statements by management, statements concerning internal operations, marketing, management's plans, objectives and strategies, and management's assessment of market factors and conditions, constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements, including, without limitations, the volatility of domestic and international financial, bond and stock markets, intense competition, extensive governmental regulation, litigation, substantial fluctuations in the volume and price level of securities and other risks as detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. vFinance, Inc. assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information in this press release.

Consulting For Strategic Growth 1, Ltd. ("CFSG1") provides vFinance, Inc. ("the Company") with consulting, business advisory, investor relations, public relations and corporate development services. CFSG1 receives restricted stock as compensation from the Company. CFSG1 may also choose to purchase the company's common stock and thereafter liquidate those securities at any time it deems appropriate to do so.

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