Real Digital Media CEO to Serve as Panelist for Upcoming Digital Signage Networks Investor Conference

Discussion to focus on the challenges of raising money and how to survive the process

Sarasota, FL - September 28, 2006

Real Digital Media (RDM), a leading provider of next generation digital signage products for establishing point of purchase marketing, promotions and corporate communication networks, today announced that Ken Goldberg, CEO of Real Digital Media, will participate in a panel discussion at the Strategy Institute?s upcoming Digital Signage Investor Conference. The panel discussion, entitled “CEOs and Founders Roundtable on Raising Money,” is scheduled for Thursday October 12th, 2006 from 10:00-11:00 am, EST at the Park Central New York Hotel, New York City, New York.

The roundtable will feature Ken Goldberg along with Jason Kates, CEO & President, RMS Networks; Mike Ribero, CEO, Reactrix Systems, Inc.; and James Lavelle, CEO, Watchit Media.

The discussion will focus on the war stories experienced by these leading industry executives who have gone through the challenging, yet successful, experience of raising money. Attendees will benefit from their learning curve and hear what they would have done differently, people to look out for, hidden fees, unexpected surprises (good and bad), and the obstacles overcome, including:

  • Who is your best confidant? Lawyer? Accountant? Investment Banker?
  • What were the unexpected pleasant surprises?
  • What would have been done differently?
  • How to package your pitch?
  • What were the most unexpected questions?

Panelist Ken Goldberg will be focusing on the world of angel capital, the special requirements for working with angels, and the differences between angels and venture capital institutions.

“Any business seeking to grow in a dynamic industry like digital signage is going to have significant capital requirements,” said Ken Goldberg, CEO of Real Digital Media. “The industry demands a variety of disciplines and business development relationships to succeed. Developing those relationships takes time, and time means money. Considering the divergence of business models and technologies, convincing investors your vision is the one that is on the mark is the art of the pitch. Real Digital Media has had success managing the capital raising process, and I look forward to sharing insights with my peers and attendees. We are excited to support this industry-first event, and look forward to the opportunity to add to the agenda.”

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About Real Digital Media

Real Digital Media (RDM) provides next generation digital signage products for establishing point-of-purchase marketing, advertising and corporate communication networks.

Our family of NEOCAST digital signage products store, deliver and play content in a wide range of digital formats on a variety of display devices. With NEOCAST players and software, your customized content and programming can scale across entire narrowcast networks down to individual displays, providing ultimate flexibility in reaching customers with your targeted messaging at the right place, at the right time. For more information, please visit us at www.realdigitalmedia.com.

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