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(415) 601-9669 Announces Funding by Sierra Venture Partners, Sienna Holdings and Stanford University.

Top Investors Lured by Site’s Licensing Capabilities and Rich Functionality

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 27, 1999) -- MyEvents (, the first complete lifestyle management site, today announced it has closed an equity round of over $7 million for the growth of the company, which Forbes magazine recently named a "Favorite" and "Best of the Web" in its category. High profile investors are attracted to MyEvents due to the company’s licensing business model and flexible architecture. The modular architecture allows MyEvents to provide any web site or Intranet the rich MyEvents functionality in a completely customized environment. as its architecture was built with full licensing capabilities, giving it complete hosting power and modular functionality so other businesses may reap the benefits of its robust and popular technology.

MyEvents is an interactive site designed to help increase collaboration, coordinate schedules, and organize activities. Using a powerful, yet easy-to-use set of online tools to create free, private Internet groups or communities, users may do everything from share calendars, files and pictures — to assign tasks and instant message friends and family — to build group homepages and auction sites.

MyEvents partners may pick any combination of tools — from a private calendar and contact manager to shared photo albums and filesthe collaborative "to do" list - or they may choose to phase-in functionality of the MyEvents features. Either way, both end user destination sites and corporate Intranets benefit from MyEvents integrated groupware that works as snap-in community and organizational tools for any environment. This functionality adds instant stickiness to any site due to its viral nature and the types of information users leave behind.

"We are extremely attracted to the scalability and growth potential of MyEvents’ business model. The number of potential partners is virtually unlimited and is being fueled by the explosive growth in web sites needing community functionality," said Ajit Shah, Sierra Ventures. "We believe that MyEvents can provide any site with the most integrated, customized functionality available today."

"We are pleased to announce this financing and feel that the partners we have chosen share in the vision of the company and will bring a tremendous amount of value operationally and strategically. This extremely high caliber group realizes the incredible market opportunity ahead of us and will prove invaluable in our success as a market leader," said Patrick Connolly, CEO, functionality consists of the following tools and features:

Individual and group calendars
Individual and group contact management
Individual and group file storage and photo albums
Individual and group to-do/task lists
Group bulletin boards
Group email lists
Private, group chat  
Instant messaging
Integrated content — news, finance, weather, horoscope, sports

About MyEvents

Founded in 1998 in San Francisco, provides integrated groupware and personal organizational tools to its partners and is a free online lifestyle management site for end users. offers users a private, easy-to-use web-based environment that provides an integrated set of tools enabling them to more efficiently manage their increasingly complex lifestyles. was named one of Forbes Magazine’s "Best of the Web" sites in Fall 1999. For more information, visit the MyEvents web site at

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