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Perseus Development Corporation Opens New Offices in Toronto and Singapore as Company Continues its International Expansion

Braintree, MA (April 3, 2004) - Perseus Development Corporation, the industry leader in Windows-based and PDA-based survey software, announced today the opening of its new office in Canada. Located in Toronto, Perseus Canada, Inc. provides strategic product support and service to Canadian customers, in addition to building new business opportunities. In October 2003 Perseus formed a Singapore-based corporation, Perseus-Asia Ltd., and in December Perseus opened a new office in St. Joseph, Michigan, to support customers in the Midwestern US.

"The establishment of this office is a significant step toward achieving our goal of providing web survey systems and software internationally," said Carl Henning, Vice President of International Operations for Perseus. "With its innovative word-processor interface, Perseus SurveySolutions is the most convenient way to create questionnaires in English, French, and other languages."

Valarie Koziol has been appointed President of Perseus Canada. Ms. Koziol has over 20 years of IT experience. She is the founder and former President of StarLight, an IT training company specializing in high-end, multi-platform networking/infrastructure courses, as well as end-user training. She has also worked for Microsoft and IKON and has served on advisory panels for several corporations including Novell, Thomson Prometric, and trade associations including CompTIA. Joining Ms. Koziol in the new office is Jean Paul Diry, a trilingual sales executive, who is managing the sales department for Perseus Canada. With more than 20 years of experience in IT, Mr. Diry is a seasoned sales executive, specializing in software niche markets and training services.

"We have a well-qualified team in place with the right blend of experience to support our clients in Canada," said Mr. Henning.

This office is the third Perseus has opened in the last five months in response to the increasing demand for Perseus’ products and services. In October, Perseus formed a Singapore-based corporation, Perseus-Asia Ltd., and in December Perseus opened a new office in St. Joseph, Michigan, to support customers in the Midwestern US.

Perseus Canada is located at:

Perseus Canada, Inc.
39 Old Mill Road, Suite 1201
Toronto, ON M8X 1G6
Phone: 416-239-0802
Fax: 416-239-8076

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 solutions 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. Visit for more information.


For more information, contact:

Brian Gendron
SHIFT Communications
Dwight Galler
Perseus Development Corporation
781.848.8100 x265