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blinkx Named MOMENTUM 2006 Company at the IBDNetwork Annual Momentum Growth Conference

San Francisco, CALIF. September 20, 2006 - blinkx will be honored as a Momentum 2006 Company at the upcoming Momentum Growth Conference to be held on September 27-28, 2006 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. The Momentum Growth Conference is produced by IBDNetwork. blinkx (www.blinkx.tv), is the world’s most comprehensive video search engine.  blinkx.tv uses its patented search technologies to listen to and even see the Web.  It automatically indexes and transcribes rich media content making it fully searchable and available on demand.


From the producers of the acclaimed Under the Radar conference series, the Momentum Growth Conference honors industry leaders dominating the next stage of the growth cycle - a who’s who of leading companies with real customers, real revenue, real partnerships, and the vision to change their market landscape. Companies granted this prestigious honor are recognized as “ones to watch” - role models for growing exponentially while gaining rapid traction in an exploding market.


“We are proud to honor blinkx and are impressed by what they’ve been able to achieve in such a short amount of time,” said Debbie Landa, CEO of IBDNetwork. “We’re thrilled to be able to provide a meeting place for them to meet and discuss growth strategies, partnerships, and more with the major market stakeholders.”


The Momentum companies were selected according to the following criteria: significant revenue growth over a short period of time; a proven, scalable business model; user-base size; customers; and strategic, high-profile partnerships. Companies were chosen by IBDNetwork’s distinguished selection committee, who reviewed over 500 candidates and chose the top percentile to recognize.


“We want to thank IBDNetwork for this honor and their recognition of blinkx,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CTO of blinkx. “We’ve experienced tremendous momentum since the company’s inception, and we believe that consistent innovation has been the key to our success.  blinkx’s unrivalled technology and unique approach to video search have kept us at the cutting edge of a fast-moving industry.”


About IBDNetwork


IBDNetwork is a media company at the intersection of business and technology whose conferences, research, and online publications connect investors, executives, press, and tech innovators with first-hand information about leading-edge technologies, emerging trends and markets, and the business opportunities they offer. IBDNetwork creates dynamic environments that combine practical knowledge and direct interaction with key industry players. IBDNetwork is committed to getting the right facts, dispelling the hype, and making the connections that put new companies, trends, and business models into context. For more information, please visit www.ibdnetwork.com

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