Kurant Invited to Showcase Company at Exclusive Red Herring Venture 2001 Summit

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Kurant Corp.

   SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurant Corporation, a leading
 provider of e-business software and services, today announced its
 participation at Red Herring's Venture 2001, an exclusive invitation-only
 summit for the world's most influential thought leaders in finance, technology
 and business innovation.  Selected from among hundreds of the most promising
 young companies, Kurant will be featured as a "Herringtown Live" session
 company at the event in front of an audience of private and public venture
 capitalists and industry business leaders.  Venture 2001 will take place
 April 29 - May 1, 2001 at The Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, Calif.
     Venture 2001 is Red Herring's annual business strategy event for the
 industry's leading decision-makers in venture capital and corporate funding,
 technology and business innovation.  The event will include keynote addresses
 from prominent market leaders, as well as a sneak-peak at Red Herring
 magazine's selection of the brightest new companies on the technology horizon.
     "There's no question that 2001 presents an entirely different setting from
 just a short while ago.  The market has changed considerably and what matters
 for success today is what Venture 2001 is all about," said Curtis Pierce,
 CEO of Kurant.  "It is unequivocally one of the most critical events to learn
 about how to do things right in today's market.
     As always, Red Herring is committed to providing the most insightful
 analysis of successful up-and-coming companies.  We're delighted that Kurant
 was selected to participate in this year's event to share our story and to
 benefit from the experience and expertise of other significant leaders in the
 industry," continued Pierce.
     Kurant executives will be presenting company strategy and product
 information and demonstration to event attendees at the show during the
 "Herringtown Live" break-out sessions.  Further information about
 Red Herring's Venture 2001 is available at http://events.redherring.com/ .
 
     About Kurant
     Kurant Corporation (www.kurant.com) specializes in software solutions that
 allow business service aggregators to build and host electronic commerce
 services.  Kurant's flagship product, StoreSense, has garnered numerous
 industry awards, including Web Hosting magazine's 2000 Editors' Choice Award
 for "Hottest New E-Commerce Software Contender," Smart Business magazine's
 2001 MVP Award for "Best E-Commerce Storefront Hosting," Yahoo! Internet Life
 magazine's Gold Star Site distinction for "Best Fee-Based Services," and
 Computer Reseller News' 2000 Editor's Choice for "Best Storefront E-Commerce
 Software."  Founded in 1996, San Francisco-based Kurant is privately held and
 has received investments from Deep River Ventures, Cobalt Networks,
 Garage.com, Group One, and TransAtlantic Partners.
 
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SOURCE Kurant Corp.
   SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurant Corporation, a leading
 provider of e-business software and services, today announced its
 participation at Red Herring's Venture 2001, an exclusive invitation-only
 summit for the world's most influential thought leaders in finance, technology
 and business innovation.  Selected from among hundreds of the most promising
 young companies, Kurant will be featured as a "Herringtown Live" session
 company at the event in front of an audience of private and public venture
 capitalists and industry business leaders.  Venture 2001 will take place
 April 29 - May 1, 2001 at The Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, Calif.
     Venture 2001 is Red Herring's annual business strategy event for the
 industry's leading decision-makers in venture capital and corporate funding,
 technology and business innovation.  The event will include keynote addresses
 from prominent market leaders, as well as a sneak-peak at Red Herring
 magazine's selection of the brightest new companies on the technology horizon.
     "There's no question that 2001 presents an entirely different setting from
 just a short while ago.  The market has changed considerably and what matters
 for success today is what Venture 2001 is all about," said Curtis Pierce,
 CEO of Kurant.  "It is unequivocally one of the most critical events to learn
 about how to do things right in today's market.
     As always, Red Herring is committed to providing the most insightful
 analysis of successful up-and-coming companies.  We're delighted that Kurant
 was selected to participate in this year's event to share our story and to
 benefit from the experience and expertise of other significant leaders in the
 industry," continued Pierce.
     Kurant executives will be presenting company strategy and product
 information and demonstration to event attendees at the show during the
 "Herringtown Live" break-out sessions.  Further information about
 Red Herring's Venture 2001 is available at http://events.redherring.com/ .
 
     About Kurant
     Kurant Corporation (www.kurant.com) specializes in software solutions that
 allow business service aggregators to build and host electronic commerce
 services.  Kurant's flagship product, StoreSense, has garnered numerous
 industry awards, including Web Hosting magazine's 2000 Editors' Choice Award
 for "Hottest New E-Commerce Software Contender," Smart Business magazine's
 2001 MVP Award for "Best E-Commerce Storefront Hosting," Yahoo! Internet Life
 magazine's Gold Star Site distinction for "Best Fee-Based Services," and
 Computer Reseller News' 2000 Editor's Choice for "Best Storefront E-Commerce
 Software."  Founded in 1996, San Francisco-based Kurant is privately held and
 has received investments from Deep River Ventures, Cobalt Networks,
 Garage.com, Group One, and TransAtlantic Partners.
 
     NOTE:  Brands and products referenced herein are the trademarks or
 registered trademarks of their respective holders.
 
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