MANSUETO VENTURES PRESS RELEASES

MONDAY, October 15, 2007

Inc. Magazine to Raise Rate Base in 2008

NEW YORK, October 15, 2007 - Mansueto Ventures, publisher of the Inc. and Fast Company media brands, today announced that Inc. magazine will raise its circulation rate base from 665,000 to 700,000 - a 5.26% increase - in 2008.

TUESDAY, October 02, 2007

Featured in the October 2007 Issue of Inc. Magazine

Cover Story: Pandora's Long Strange Trip, pg. 100.
Internet radio company Pandora introduced a cool concept: custom-deigned Internet radio for the masses. Now, forced to battle with the music industry over steep hikes in royalty rates, CEO Tim Westergren is using his enlisted 8 million customers to fight the war, and seems to be winning.

TUESDAY, September 25, 2007

Featured in the October issue of Fast Company Magazine

Fast Company Names the 2007 Masters of Design
Are good design and business value mutually exclusive? According to companies like HP, Coke, Nike, and Proctor & Gamble the answer is undeniably "no." In fact these companies have incorporated design into all aspects of their interactions with their customers and have found considerable success through this sort of full-throttle design engagement. Fast Company's "Masters of Design" issue names the top men and women who are using design and innovation to separate themselves from the competition.

THURSDAY, August 23, 2007

Inc. Magazine Reveals Its 26th Annual List of America's 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies

NEW YORK, August 23, 2007 - Inc. magazine today announced its 26th annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Topping the list this year is MemberHealth, a company that used Medicare's new Part D drug plan to benefit themselves. In 2006, it processed 52 million prescriptions and grew by one billion dollars.

WEDNESDAY, August 22, 2007

Featured in the September issue of Fast Company Magazine

He Sold His Soul To Wal-Mart, p.74
Once the youngest president of the Sierra Club, Adam Werbach used to call Wal-Mart toxic. Now the company is his biggest client. Can he save the planet by working with Wal-Mart or is he just being used?

THURSDAY, July 20, 2007

Featured in the August Issue of Inc. Magazine

Inc.'s Guide to Office Fun, this package begins on pg. 84.
Fun in the workplace lifts the spirits, makes onerous tasks easier, and creates an environment in which everyone is willing - even eager - to work hard and well together. As employees and bosses alike put in longer and longer hours, having fun at work is almost a necessity. Inc. magazine surveyed more than 300 employees and found the most fun-obsessed CEO's and businesses that have come up with ingenious ways to relieve the tedium and transform stressful environments into over-the-top fun workplaces.

MONDAY, July 02, 2007

Featured in the July/August issue of Fast Company Magazine

Al Gore's $100 Million Makeover, p. 70
We all know the Al Gore who is being hailed as a visionary who was right about everything from global warming to Iraq. What no one is talking about is how his remarkable success as a businessman since 2001, has fueled his comeback. Gore has become a millionaire many times over, bringing him, in financial terms, shoulder to shoulder with the C-suite denizens he used to hit up for campaign cash. Fast Company reveals the untold story of how he become an insider to two of the hottest companies on the planet: at Google, where he signed on as an adviser in 2001, pre-IPO (and received stock options now reportedly worth north of $30 million), and at Apple, where he joined the board in 2003 (and got stock options now valued at about $6 million). He enjoyed a big payday as vice chairman of an investment firm in L.A., started a cable TV company, and an asset-management firm, both of which are designed to transform their industries.

FRIDAY, June 27, 2007

Featured in the July 2007 Issue of Inc. Magazine

SURVEY RESULTS: Who Gets Fired And Why, pg. 26.
According to a recent Inc. reader survey, 20% have fired a full-time employee in the past three months. Executive Editor Mike Hofman is available to discuss who gets shown the door and why.

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2007

Featured in the June 2007 Issue of Inc. Magazine

Wealth Management: Protecting Your Business From Divorce, pg. 37.
Divorces can pose a threat to any business. And it's not your own marriage you need to worry about. Planning is crucial for heading off trouble in this arena because you can't do much to protect your business once a divorce is underway.

THURSDAY, May 24, 2007

FASTCOMPANY.COM WINS EPPY AWARD FORBEST NATIONAL MAGAZINE-AFFILIATED WEB SITE

NEW YORK, May 24, 2007 - Editor & Publisher and MediaWeektoday presented FastCompany.com, a Mansueto Digital property, the 2007 EPpy Award for the Best National Magazine-Affiliated Web Site. Winners were announced at the Interactive Media Conference and Trade Show in Miami.