SOURCE: VoiceIndigo

May 02, 2006 09:30 ET

VoiceIndigo Named to OnHollywood Top 100 Private Companies

Leading Mobile Brand Enabler Will Present Its Revolutionary Mobile Advertising Solution at Summit in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2006 -- VoiceIndigo, a leading Mobile Brand Enabler, announces that it has been named to the OnHollywood 100 list of top private companies and will be presenting its mobile podcast distribution and advertising service during the OnHollywood summit being held May 2-4, 2006 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California. The OnHollywood 100 comprises leading private digital media and entertainment companies who have been selected based upon their strength using five criteria: technology innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz, and investor value creation.

OnHollywood is a two-day industry insider event that brings together up-and-coming digital media companies and established entertainment and media leaders. As part of this event, VoiceIndigo has been selected to present its revolutionary mobile podcasting and advertising solution to a panel of industry experts and a global webcast audience (Thursday, May 4 at 10:45 AM).

"The Top Innovator Demo program is a compelling environment for digital media companies to communicate how they plan to exploit the new opportunities in online entertainment and media," said Tony Perkins, organizer of OnHollywood 2006 and founder of AlwaysOn. "Our view is that the consumer is now leading the direction of technology innovation, and that the 'Instant Messaging Generation' is now firmly in charge, having taken the baton from the PC generation. These companies will be showcasing how their firms can contribute to this digital revolution. This is a chance to gain valuable feedback from leading industry insiders and meet peers and partners, as well as to attract the attention of the venture and press communities."

"VoiceIndigo empowers brands to connect with their customers through the power of spoken word and music. VoiceIndigo will truly transform the way people experience and monetize entertainment in the future," said John Mayerhofer, VoiceIndigo CEO and co-founder. "We are honored to be selected as one of the OnHollywood 100 and are pleased that OnHollywood and AlwaysOn recognize the contribution VoiceIndigo is making to the future of digital and open media."

About VoiceIndigo

VoiceIndigo is a Mobile Brand Enabler. VoiceIndigo provides brands with innovative, highly targeted, and cost effective new ways to connect with high value consumers on their mobile phones and on the web by leveraging the rapidly evolving medium of podcasting. VoiceIndigo consists of VoiceIndigo Strategic Marketing Services, the VoiceIndigo Podcast Advertising Network, and, a podcast distribution service for mobile phones. VoiceIndigo's patent pending Ambient Advertising™ enables brands to reach out to the farthest corners of the mobile network edge, the blogosphere, and the audible web to transact with consumers via click-to-call, click-to-request, and click-to-buy. VoiceIndigo makes podcasts mobile and everybody wins.

In the past the company's team members have delivered value to firms such as AT&T Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Vodafone, PCCW, The Interpublic Group, Ogilvy & Mather, Infoseek, Apple, Oracle, Yahoo!, Overture, Napster, Propel, BroadVision, and e-Music. VoiceIndigo partners with leading brands, wireless carriers, and mobile handset OEMs to distribute our solution to the end consumer.

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About OnHollywood 2006: May 2-4 @ The Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood

OnHollywood is where cutting-edge technology from the backstreets of Silicon Valley converges with Hollywood's media and entertainment elite. The three-day event borrows on the "film market" tradition by providing an open environment for digital media and entertainment entrepreneurs to meet the big-time studio, telco and consumer electronics executives, venture capitalists, and media. OnHollywood delves into the challenges, opportunities and business models of the digital era, and showcases the most innovative private companies that are revolutionizing the way media and entertainment is created, distributed, and consumed.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is transforming the communication business with its online blogging network for technology, media and entertainment insiders, establishing it as a leader in the Open Media revolution. Borrowing from the underground traditions of blogging and social networking, AlwaysOn ( was launched in 2003. Today, AO's annual Summit @ Stanford and OnHollywood events, print "blogozine" and online services encourage direct collaboration between global thought leaders and technology insiders. No other media brand has dared allow such openness amongst its readers and participants. AlwaysOn, LLC, is a privately held and virtually headquartered company born out of the heart of Silicon Valley.

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