SOURCE: Wherify Wireless, Inc.

April 19, 2007 06:00 ET

Wherify Wireless, Inc. Raises Additional $1.4 Million in Equity Financing

Transaction Closes Total Financing of $7.2 Million

SAN MATEO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2007 -- Wherify Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: WFYW), a leading developer of wireless location products and services, announced today it has sold approximately $1.4 million of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock, which concludes the total financing under an Option disclosed in the Company's Form 8K filed on April 12, 2007.

The financing is in addition to the sale of approximately $4.6 million of Series A stock announced last week, and $1.2 million previously raised through the issuance of a 10% Senior Convertible Promissory Note. These transactions raised an aggregate gross total of $7.2 million, and resulted in net proceeds to Wherify of approximately $6.4 million.

"This funding will allow Wherify to strengthen its position in the LBS marketplace where our GSM-based technologies remain unique, and where there is significant demand for those technologies in enterprise, government and consumer sectors," said W. Douglas Hajjar, a Director of Wherify.

The Company plans to use the proceeds for general working capital purposes, including purchase of inventory, and to re-launch its corporate strategy.

This press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. The securities have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

About Wherify Wireless, Inc.

Wherify Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: WFYW) is a developer of personal location products and services, as recognized by the Smithsonian Institution Museum's adoption of Wherify Wireless' first product, the Child Locator, into permanent display as the world's first commercial personal GPS tracking device. With three U. S. patents granted in the areas of personal location and position tracking and four more patents pending in the area of GPS locator phones, Wherify Wireless continues to be a leader in location technology development by integrating Aided-GPS location into a GSM cellular platform that has been demonstrated on over 100 GSM networks world-wide. Wherify Wireless' expertise in GPS technology for wireless devices and its patented back-end location service engine enable customers to obtain real-time location information on individuals and property directly through the Internet or any phone. Wherify Wireless was founded in 1998, and is located in San Mateo, California.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • CONTACTS:

    Joe Noel
    Wherify Investor Relations
    Tel: 1.925.922.2560
    Email Contact

    Stephen Axelrod, CFA
    Wolfe Axelrod Weinberger Associates LLC
    Tel: 1.212.370.4500
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