DealTime's uniquely helpful shopping service enables consumers to compare products, prices and merchants while using Epinions' trusted consumer reviews and ratings to make smart buying decisions. It's The Smart Way to Shop the Web. The company is also a premier provider of targeted direct marketing services, connecting merchants and manufacturers with pre-qualified buyers and partnering with search engines, portals and service providers to effectively monetize Internet traffic. DealTime was founded in 1998 and agreed to acquire Epinions, the Internet's premier consumer reviews and ratings platform, in March of 2003. DealTime Ltd. is privately-held and backed by key strategic and financial partners including August Capital, Bain Capital, Benchmark Capital, Bertelsmann, Goldman Sachs, Israel Seed Partners and others. DealTime, DealTime.com, Epinions, Epinions.com and the DealTime and Epinions logos are registered trademarks of DealTime Ltd. and its subsidiaries.