enfoTrust networks Adds LendingTree to Business Partner Network

Lending Tree Customers Can Use enfoTrust-Powered Information Accounts

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Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from enfoTrust networks

    ATLANTA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- enfoTrust networks, the information
 technology company, announced today that LendingTree, Inc. (Nasdaq: TREE), the
 leading online loan marketplace and loan technology provider, will offer its
 online customers the ability to create free, enfoTrust-powered Information
 Accounts, which they can use to automatically complete online forms and
 transactions at Web sites throughout the enfoTrust Network.
     Repeat visitors to LendingTree's Web site can currently auto-populate loan
 request forms at LendingTree.com.  Now, LendingTree customers have the benefit
 of saving the information they enter at LendingTree.com into a private, secure
 and comprehensive Information Account and then using their Account to
 automatically complete forms at other compatible Internet sites.  With a free
 Information Account, only the user can access, update and send the information
 he or she chooses for any form or application.
     "Consumers who create Information Accounts can save considerable time and
 energy," said enfoTrust President Nick Steele.  "Using enfoTrust technology,
 LendingTree customers can now create and use their Information Accounts at
 compatible sites throughout the Internet to complete lengthy forms and
 transactions in just a few seconds."
     Information Accounts enable users to store financial, medical, career,
 travel information and more.  The XML-formatted Information Accounts are
 safely encrypted using state-of-the-art technology and allow only the exact
 information required to complete a form to flow from the Account.  The
 Accounts instantly complete forms and transactions at any compatible Web site,
 are accessible via any compatible Internet device and will soon incorporate
 features such as digital signatures and document storage.
     "We are pleased to offer LendingTree customers access to Information
 Accounts," said LendingTree Chief Operating Officer Tom Reddin.  "enfoTrust
 extends LendingTree's  goal of providing consumers with value, convenience and
 excellent service by offering them a quick and easy process, which enables
 them to enjoy a more streamlined form population experience at other Web sites
 in the enfoTrust Business Partner Network."
 
     About enfoTrust networks -- enfoTrust networks, an Atlanta-based
 technology company, is equipping businesses and their consumers, and
 government entities and citizens to manage and leverage the most valuable
 commodity in our new economy -- information.  By building a seamless
 information Network, using the most advanced XML technologies, populated with
 premier businesses across multiple industries, enfoTrust is improving the way
 information is used, stored and delivered.  enfoTrust offers users free,
 personal Information Accounts that can be used to instantly complete online
 forms and applications from any compatible Internet device.  With enfoTrust-
 powered Information Accounts, users instantly purchase insurance and
 automobiles, apply for products such as loans, scholarships and mortgages, and
 complete online commerce, travel and medical transactions -- all with just a
 few clicks.  Through patent-pending technologies, enfoTrust also helps
 businesses convert information currently stored in legacy databases to
 standard XML formats for better management of internal data.  enfoTrust
 upholds the highest standards of privacy and security and does access, not
 mine or sell user information.  Visit us at www.enfoTrust.com .
 
     About LendingTree, Inc.
     LendingTree is the leading online loan marketplace and loan exchange
 technology provider.  LendingTree's unique loan technology, Lend-X, powers the
 online loan marketplace at LendingTree.com, as well as the online lending
 resources of other institutions.  At LendingTree.com qualified consumers may
 receive multiple loan offers, within one business day, in response to a single
 loan request for home mortgages, home equity loans, personal loans, automobile
 loans, and credit cards.  More than 100 banks and lenders compete for
 consumers' business in the LendingTree loan marketplace at
 www.lendingtree.com, providing consumers with an unprecedented level of
 control over the lending process, by enabling them to compare and review
 multiple loan offers and accept the loan offer that is best for them.  The
 banks and lenders in the LendingTree marketplace generate new business that
 meets their specific underwriting criteria at reduced acquisition costs.  For
 more information, or for a full listing of the more than 100 banks and lenders
 in the LendingTree marketplace please go to www.lendingtree.com or call
 704-541-5351.
 
     About Lend-X(SM)
     Lend-X(SM) is LendingTree's online loan exchange technology that enables
 companies to quickly and easily embed a customized private label or co-branded
 loan marketplace into their site.  Lend-X(SM) technology has the flexibility
 to support a variety of different business models.  Lend-X provides a fast,
 adaptable and reliable online lending solution for lenders and non-lenders
 alike with valuable access to LendingTree's online lending exchange with more
 than 100 banks and lenders.  In conjunction with LendingTree's services,
 Lend-X can be used to provide access to loans for customers of lenders and
 non-lenders alike.  Lend-X(SM) clients include: Bank of America, Freddie Mac,
 S1 Corporation, priceline.com, CNBC.com, Home Account, MSN Money Central,
 Autobytel.com, Wachovia, Fleet Bank, Citizens Bank, and Affinity Plus Federal
 Credit Union.
 
 

SOURCE enfoTrust networks
    ATLANTA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- enfoTrust networks, the information
 technology company, announced today that LendingTree, Inc. (Nasdaq: TREE), the
 leading online loan marketplace and loan technology provider, will offer its
 online customers the ability to create free, enfoTrust-powered Information
 Accounts, which they can use to automatically complete online forms and
 transactions at Web sites throughout the enfoTrust Network.
     Repeat visitors to LendingTree's Web site can currently auto-populate loan
 request forms at LendingTree.com.  Now, LendingTree customers have the benefit
 of saving the information they enter at LendingTree.com into a private, secure
 and comprehensive Information Account and then using their Account to
 automatically complete forms at other compatible Internet sites.  With a free
 Information Account, only the user can access, update and send the information
 he or she chooses for any form or application.
     "Consumers who create Information Accounts can save considerable time and
 energy," said enfoTrust President Nick Steele.  "Using enfoTrust technology,
 LendingTree customers can now create and use their Information Accounts at
 compatible sites throughout the Internet to complete lengthy forms and
 transactions in just a few seconds."
     Information Accounts enable users to store financial, medical, career,
 travel information and more.  The XML-formatted Information Accounts are
 safely encrypted using state-of-the-art technology and allow only the exact
 information required to complete a form to flow from the Account.  The
 Accounts instantly complete forms and transactions at any compatible Web site,
 are accessible via any compatible Internet device and will soon incorporate
 features such as digital signatures and document storage.
     "We are pleased to offer LendingTree customers access to Information
 Accounts," said LendingTree Chief Operating Officer Tom Reddin.  "enfoTrust
 extends LendingTree's  goal of providing consumers with value, convenience and
 excellent service by offering them a quick and easy process, which enables
 them to enjoy a more streamlined form population experience at other Web sites
 in the enfoTrust Business Partner Network."
 
     About enfoTrust networks -- enfoTrust networks, an Atlanta-based
 technology company, is equipping businesses and their consumers, and
 government entities and citizens to manage and leverage the most valuable
 commodity in our new economy -- information.  By building a seamless
 information Network, using the most advanced XML technologies, populated with
 premier businesses across multiple industries, enfoTrust is improving the way
 information is used, stored and delivered.  enfoTrust offers users free,
 personal Information Accounts that can be used to instantly complete online
 forms and applications from any compatible Internet device.  With enfoTrust-
 powered Information Accounts, users instantly purchase insurance and
 automobiles, apply for products such as loans, scholarships and mortgages, and
 complete online commerce, travel and medical transactions -- all with just a
 few clicks.  Through patent-pending technologies, enfoTrust also helps
 businesses convert information currently stored in legacy databases to
 standard XML formats for better management of internal data.  enfoTrust
 upholds the highest standards of privacy and security and does access, not
 mine or sell user information.  Visit us at www.enfoTrust.com .
 
     About LendingTree, Inc.
     LendingTree is the leading online loan marketplace and loan exchange
 technology provider.  LendingTree's unique loan technology, Lend-X, powers the
 online loan marketplace at LendingTree.com, as well as the online lending
 resources of other institutions.  At LendingTree.com qualified consumers may
 receive multiple loan offers, within one business day, in response to a single
 loan request for home mortgages, home equity loans, personal loans, automobile
 loans, and credit cards.  More than 100 banks and lenders compete for
 consumers' business in the LendingTree loan marketplace at
 www.lendingtree.com, providing consumers with an unprecedented level of
 control over the lending process, by enabling them to compare and review
 multiple loan offers and accept the loan offer that is best for them.  The
 banks and lenders in the LendingTree marketplace generate new business that
 meets their specific underwriting criteria at reduced acquisition costs.  For
 more information, or for a full listing of the more than 100 banks and lenders
 in the LendingTree marketplace please go to www.lendingtree.com or call
 704-541-5351.
 
     About Lend-X(SM)
     Lend-X(SM) is LendingTree's online loan exchange technology that enables
 companies to quickly and easily embed a customized private label or co-branded
 loan marketplace into their site.  Lend-X(SM) technology has the flexibility
 to support a variety of different business models.  Lend-X provides a fast,
 adaptable and reliable online lending solution for lenders and non-lenders
 alike with valuable access to LendingTree's online lending exchange with more
 than 100 banks and lenders.  In conjunction with LendingTree's services,
 Lend-X can be used to provide access to loans for customers of lenders and
 non-lenders alike.  Lend-X(SM) clients include: Bank of America, Freddie Mac,
 S1 Corporation, priceline.com, CNBC.com, Home Account, MSN Money Central,
 Autobytel.com, Wachovia, Fleet Bank, Citizens Bank, and Affinity Plus Federal
 Credit Union.
 
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