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Perseus and WebSurveyor Awarded CRM Rising Star Award

Customer feedback leaders recognized for gaining more market share, raising the bar in customer-centric solutions and initiatives

Braintree, MA, and Herndon, VA — September 19, 2006 — Perseus Development Corporation and WebSurveyor, combined under a newly formed holding company funded by Austin Ventures, announced today they were selected as a winner of the CRM Rising Star award by the editors of CRM Magazine. Perseus Development Corporation is the originator and leading provider of Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) solutions, while WebSurveyor is the leading provider of online survey software for business professionals.

According to CRM magazine, the prestigious prize honors the companies who are raising the bar in customer-centric solutions and initiatives. The joint company has been recognized as the emerging leader for its efforts to gain more market share and raise industry awareness for web survey and Enterprise Feedback Management solutions.

"Our new company is honored to receive this prestigious award," said Dean Wiltse, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the joint entity. "Proactive organizations of all sizes are increasingly relying on Perseus and WebSurveyor to make customer feedback an essential component of their CRM strategy. We will continue to offer powerful yet easy-to-use solutions that will help our customers effectively measure, predict, and act on customer needs."

"Congratulations to this year's award recipients," said David Myron, editor-in-chief, CRM Magazine. "Their hard work this past year has helped organizations streamline many of their business processes and significantly improve their customer relationship efforts."

About Perseus
Perseus is leading the transition from web survey software to Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) solutions that help organizations better understand their world. Organizations worldwide rely on Perseus systems to better identify and meet employee, customer and partner needs, and increase profitability by creating loyal relationships. Perseus products enable business professionals to quickly and easily obtain, analyze, and manage sophisticated enterprise feedback using intuitive web-based software. Perseus SurveySolutions is a recipient of PC Magazine’s Editors' Choice award for web-survey software, and is used by over 22,000 customers worldwide including over twenty-percent of the Fortune 100. Perseus is a 2003 and 2004 Inc. 500 company and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Company, and a four-time Deloitte Technology Fast 50 company. (

About WebSurveyor
WebSurveyor Corporation is the leading provider of online survey software that empowers people with real-time feedback to drive their businesses. Since 1998, over 5,000 customers have trusted WebSurveyor with their online survey projects. WebSurveyor ensures data security and confidentiality, a reliable survey hosting service, dependable survey software and a responsive team of survey experts – all backed by a money-back guarantee. WebSurveyor has been placed on the Safe Harbor list by the International Trade Federation of the United States Commerce Department. The company has been recognized for its strong commitment to business excellence and to the highest standards of civic and social responsibility, integrity, and ethical conduct, while being named one of the fastest growing companies in America. WebSurveyor is a 2004 and 2005 Inc.500 company, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 company, and a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 company. For more information, visit


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Dwight Galler
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