|B: MonsterDaata Teams With YAHOO! Real estate MonsterDaata Announces Agreement|
with Yahoo! To Add Powerful Neighborhood and Real Estate Content to Yahoo! Real
NEW YORK, Feb 14, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MonsterDaata, Inc. (OTCBB:MDDC), an Information Infrastructure Utility, today announced an agreement with Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO), a leading global Internet communications, commerce and media company. Under the agreement, visitors to Yahoo!(R)Real Estate
(http://realestate.yahoo.com) will be able to access MonsterDaata's extensive array of content, providing Yahoo! Real Estate consumers with a better way to identify, evaluate, and select neighborhoods that best fit their needs.
Through the agreement, Yahoo! Real Estate consumers will have access to comprehensive information on neighborhoods, including demographics, consumer behavior, cost of living, housing characteristics, quality of life, crime and culture ratings, environmental risks, and other relevant local area information for neighborhoods in the United States.
"Yahoo! is a leading provider of real estate content on the Internet," said Samuel Petteway, MonsterDaata's chief executive officer. "By providing Yahoo! Real Estate consumers with MonsterDaata's extensive neighborhood profiles and content, we are able to enhance the experience on Yahoo! Real Estate and add value to consumers who are active in the home-buying or relocation decision-making process."
"We are pleased to be working with MonsterDaata to offer comprehensive, timely, and relevant information to Yahoo! Real Estate consumers," said Nate Smith, senior producer, Yahoo! Real Estate. "We continually strive to enhance our users' experiences in order to become an essential part of the real estate process and to help our consumers make informed decisions."
Yahoo! Real Estate brings information and services together under one roof on a wide variety of home-related topics, so that people can easily find and purchase anything they need to sell, buy, or improve real estate. Yahoo! Real Estate enables users to view and post property listings; research a neighborhood through features such as home values, school reports, child care guides, and city comparisons; view properties through iPix virtual tours; make property-related decisions using the online loan and insurance centers, financial calculators, salary comparison tools, and credit reports; review mortgage rates and recommendations; and keep up with the latest industry news.
MonsterDaata, Inc. has developed advanced data compilation, transformation and delivery technology designed to transform and distribute significant amounts of information from disparate sources for a number of business verticals and professionals. The company distributes content and applications solutions in a highly customizable, flexible manner. These products are designed to enable businesses to easily aggregate, analyze and distribute customized, industry-specific content in order to better drive their sales and marketing programs, increase revenue and traffic and reduce transaction costs.
MonsterDaata currently serves 30,000 real estate professionals, as well as over 100 Web sites. MonsterDaata has a vast library of digital content including more than 3.5 billion records of information on points, places and properties for over 61,000 communities, composed of more than 220,000 distinct geographically bounded areas in the United States. It also maintains over 20,000 digital images of locations throughout North America, including 180 visual digital city tours.
The statements contained in this release which are not historical facts contain forward-looking statements with respect to events, the occurrence of which involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the risks and uncertainties detailed in MonsterDaata's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
Yahoo! and the Yahoo! logo are registered trademarks of Yahoo! Inc. All other
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CONTACT: MonsterDaata, Inc.
Harold Blue, 212/829-5891