XCare.net Selected by Forbes ASAP as One of Top 100 Ramp Champ Finalists

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from XCare.net, Inc.

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 20 /PRNewswire/ --
 XCare.net, Inc. (Nasdaq:   XCAR) was selected by Forbes ASAP as a "Ramp Champ
 Finalist" , one of the best-managed fastest-growing technology companies, with
 the best prospects for continued success. The criteria measured management,
 finances, market opportunity and competitive position among an initial pool of
 companies whose revenues are growing at triple-digit rates. Forbes then sought
 out more than 300 analysts to rate the companies on the four categories and
 adjusted the ranking to the companies' growth rates (1).
     "XCare.net is delighted to be ranked on such a well-researched list as the
 Forbes ASAP 'Ramp Champs.' We have attracted talented people across the board,
 which we believe gives us the bandwidth to manage our growth and fully exploit
 our opportunities. The quality of our partners, including Sun, gives us a
 competitive edge that extends beyond the immediate marketing opportunity. We
 remain committed to maintaining a strong balance sheet," stated Lorine
 Sweeney, XCare.net President and CEO.
 
     About XCare.net, Inc.
     XCare.net is a leading provider of strategic eBusiness portals and
 business-to-business Internet solutions. The company builds mission-critical
 Web sites using its XML-based XTiera(TM) Platform.  The customized strategic
 Portals are tailored to enhance the customers' brand, to process high value
 transactions and offer innovative applications. In addition to cost savings,
 XCare.net facilitates revenue-generating opportunities for organizations
 through the strategic Portals built using the XCare.net XTiera(TM) Platform.
 For more information, please visit http://www.XCare.net.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement: All statements in this press release, other than
 historical facts, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based
 on certain assumptions and analyses made by XCare.net in light of its
 experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions,
 expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate
 under the circumstances. Such statements are subject to a number of risks and
 uncertainties, including general and economic business conditions, competition
 from other eCommerce service providers, market acceptance of its solutions and
 other risk factors indicated from time to time in XCare.net's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission. Those filings are available online at
 http://www.freeedgar.com.
 
     (1) This article is available on the Internet at
         http://www.forbes.com/asap/2001/0219/094.html.
 
 

SOURCE XCare.net, Inc.
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 20 /PRNewswire/ --
 XCare.net, Inc. (Nasdaq:   XCAR) was selected by Forbes ASAP as a "Ramp Champ
 Finalist" , one of the best-managed fastest-growing technology companies, with
 the best prospects for continued success. The criteria measured management,
 finances, market opportunity and competitive position among an initial pool of
 companies whose revenues are growing at triple-digit rates. Forbes then sought
 out more than 300 analysts to rate the companies on the four categories and
 adjusted the ranking to the companies' growth rates (1).
     "XCare.net is delighted to be ranked on such a well-researched list as the
 Forbes ASAP 'Ramp Champs.' We have attracted talented people across the board,
 which we believe gives us the bandwidth to manage our growth and fully exploit
 our opportunities. The quality of our partners, including Sun, gives us a
 competitive edge that extends beyond the immediate marketing opportunity. We
 remain committed to maintaining a strong balance sheet," stated Lorine
 Sweeney, XCare.net President and CEO.
 
     About XCare.net, Inc.
     XCare.net is a leading provider of strategic eBusiness portals and
 business-to-business Internet solutions. The company builds mission-critical
 Web sites using its XML-based XTiera(TM) Platform.  The customized strategic
 Portals are tailored to enhance the customers' brand, to process high value
 transactions and offer innovative applications. In addition to cost savings,
 XCare.net facilitates revenue-generating opportunities for organizations
 through the strategic Portals built using the XCare.net XTiera(TM) Platform.
 For more information, please visit http://www.XCare.net.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement: All statements in this press release, other than
 historical facts, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based
 on certain assumptions and analyses made by XCare.net in light of its
 experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions,
 expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate
 under the circumstances. Such statements are subject to a number of risks and
 uncertainties, including general and economic business conditions, competition
 from other eCommerce service providers, market acceptance of its solutions and
 other risk factors indicated from time to time in XCare.net's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission. Those filings are available online at
 http://www.freeedgar.com.
 
     (1) This article is available on the Internet at
         http://www.forbes.com/asap/2001/0219/094.html.
 
 SOURCE  XCare.net, Inc.