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GoNow Securities, Inc. Approved For Membership To The NASD

GoNow Securities, Inc. Approved For Membership To The NASD (OTCBB:GNOW), a publicly traded holding company that

owns and operates the website, today announced

that one of its subsidiaries, GoNow Securities, Inc., was approved

for membership to the NASD on October 24, 2000.

GoNow Securities, Inc., which has a 50% ownership in,

may operate as a broker/dealer that specializes in Private Placements

of corporate equities, mutual funds by application only, and variable

insurance or annuity products.

Bruce Berman, CEO of the parent company states, “We are very excited

about this approval as it represents a key component in our ever

expanding business model. GoNow Securities is positioned to provide

services for our clients as an investment vehicle to offer, private

placements. And other products”

GoNow Securities now has a branch office located in Newport Beach, CA.

Marcus Hurlburt and Rick Erickson, both licensed Securities

Principals, will run the newly approved entity.

About (GPN) is a publicly traded Holding Company. Current

holdings include a minority holding in most of its client companies

and a majority holding in GoBizNow. GoBizNow provides early stage

corporate development services. GPN has formed a wholly owned

subsidiary, GPN Securities, which intends to be its own full service

broker/dealer that intends to provide investment banking services and

further aide the financing of its clients. GPN Securities has been

formed and has begun the registration process with the NASD. No

determination if or when it will be approved is possible at this


The Company also operates the website,, which is a

Business-to-Business financial portal with unique Internet tools

available to companies who want to raise capital and go public.

Intending to be a virtual syndication network for companies or

entrepreneurs that desire to raise money, go public or need

advisement in these areas, GPN intends to offer a single source

answer for their needs. GPN’s business model intends to allow the

Company the ability to fund diverse group of new client companies as

well as access to capital and professional service providers.

GPN sees itself as an alternative to traditional incubators and

financial companies such as CMGI (Nasdaq:CMGI) or Internet Capital

Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICGE), or Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE).

GPN is currently conducting some of its services in the Internet and

traditional Business-to-Business sector, which has seen good exposure

for companies such as Sapient, Inc., Scient Corporation, Ariba, Inc.,

Commerce One, Inc., and webMethods, Inc.

Included in this release are “forward-looking statements” within the

meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and

Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

Although the company believes that the expectations reflected in such

forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance

that such expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements

will prove to have been correct. The company’s actual results could

differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking

statements as a result of certain factors including sales levels,

distribution and competition trends and other market factors.