Press Release

Leading Recruiter Chooses VentureDeal To Track Technology Industry

MENLO PARK, CA, October 16, 2007 -- Joe Pelayo, a nationally recognized recruiting industry expert, has chosen the VentureDeal database for his firm Joseph Michaels, Inc. to track the latest activity at venture-backed technology companies and the senior executives that run them.

Based in San Francisco, Pelayo and his team provide recruiting solutions for both general technology and life science industry executive search engagements. "We use VentureDeal to access a constantly changing landscape of executives, searchable by title, geography and other criteria," said Pelayo. "VentureDeal keeps us automatically informed when an emerging company receives new financing and comes into the market for hiring new talent."

VentureDeal's powerful tools allow recruiters to search for technology companies and senior management to more efficiently focus their recruitment efforts. Subscribers can view the entire database, download up to 100 records per month (additional records are 25 cents each) and receive automatic email alerts based on their pre-set criteria as soon as a company transaction occurs.

"We're pleased to have the endorsement of a recruiting industry super-star such as Joe Pelayo," commented Don Jones, VentureDeal's CEO. "VentureDeal provides forward-thinking technology talent recruiters with the tools they need to stay on top of breaking news and quickly pursue business development opportunities."

About VentureDeal
VentureDeal is a venture capital database that provides comprehensive technology company intelligence tools to service firms, technology companies and venture investors. At only $25 per month, VentureDeal subscribers receive real-time information about U.S.-based companies getting funded or acquired, along with who is involved - down to the individual decision maker, company management and venture partner. VentureDeal also offers full corporate account functionality as well as custom research services on a project-quoted basis. For more information, or for a free introductory trial, visit VentureDeal. To read VentureDeal's CEO blog, click here.

About Joseph Michaels, Inc.
Founded in 1990 by Joe Pelayo, Joseph Michaels, Inc. recruits financial executives and their staffs for established and emerging growth companies including Coca-Cola, Cisco and Sony. Our mission at JMI is to bring together great executives and growing companies by leading the industry in teamwork, technology and customer service. More information is available at

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