SOURCE: Vibrant Media

September 15, 2006 19:14 ET

Vibrant Media Named New York's Second Fastest Growing Company in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program

Contextual Advertising Innovation and International Expansion Propels 16,200 Percent Revenue Growth Since 2001

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 15, 2006 --Vibrant Media, the world's leading provider of in-text advertising, has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for the New York Region, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the area by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, one of the nation's leading professional services organizations. Rankings are based on the percentage revenue growth over five years from 2001-2005.

Vibrant Media has achieved a 16,214 percent increase in revenues over the past five years, resulting in the number two ranking in the program. This success was driven by the company's increasing international presence, most recently the opening of new offices in Germany and France, as well as the success of IntelliTXT, which delivers highly targeted ads within the text of Web content.

"It is a tremendous honor to be designated the second fastest growing technology company in New York by Deloitte & Touche," said Doug Stevenson, co-founder and CEO of Vibrant Media. "Our rapid growth is continuing in 2006 through our international expansion and the launch of IntelliTXT VIDEO, which gives marketers access to 70 million unique users each month. As more advertisers look for a targeted online video experience, we will continue to deliver big brand impact."

More than 1,200 publishers are now running Vibrant Media's IntelliTXT campaigns in seven languages, and the company serves four billion double-underlines each month. Vibrant Media has the capability to deliver 200 million user-initiated video commercials for its advertisers, which include Eidos, Microsoft, Sony, Nike, Intel and Warner Brothers.

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 2001 and $5,000,000 in 2005, be headquartered in North America, and be a company that owns proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology.

"Deloitte's New York Technology Fast 50 companies have shown the strength, vision and tenacity to succeed in today's very competitive technology environment," said Ed Moran, Director of Product Innovation/Leader Nanotechnology Industry Practice, Deloitte Services LP, New York. "We applaud the successes of Vibrant Media and acknowledge it as one of few companies in this region to accomplish such a fast growth rate over the past five years."

For more information about Vibrant Media please visit http://www.vibrantmedia.com. For more information on Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 or Technology Fast 500 programs, visit http://www.fast500.com.

About Vibrant Media

Vibrant Media is the world's leading provider of in-text advertising, giving marketers the opportunity to deliver highly targeted, user-initiated advertisements within the text of Web content. The company works closely with advertisers, agencies and Web publishers to plan, buy, deliver and optimize IntelliTXT advertising campaigns. Utilizing superior technology and international distribution, Vibrant Media manages more than four billion words per month for top advertisers such as Sony, Intel, New Line Cinema, Charles Schwab and Toyota. The company was founded in 2000 and has offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Tokyo, Paris and Hamburg. In 2006 it was named one of America's fastest growing companies on the Inc. 500 List. For more information, visit http://www.vibrantmedia.com.

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