TUCOWS Acquired by Steinmetz Technology Holding International
New Company TUCOWS.com to be formed
TORONTO, CANADA — May 27, 1999 — TUCOWS Interactive Limited announced today that the majority of the company has been acquired by B. Steinmetz Technology Holding International (STHI), a private financial investment company. Under the agreement, STHI, through TUCOWS.com Inc., has acquired all of the TUCOWS assets and businesses. Additional investors in the acquisition include representatives from the Arison Group, including Bank Hapoalim, Eurocom, F.I.B.I. Investments, and XDL, a Toronto-based venture capital fund.
The TUCOWS Network Inks Distribution Agreement with Netsurfer, Inc.
January 29, 1999 – Toronto – TUCOWS Interactive Limited today announced that it has reached a content distribution agreement with Netsurfer, Inc., makers of the popular NetKit ISP subscriber signup and access software. The TUCOWS Top 100, a popular collection of Internet software, will be made available to Netsurfer customer ISPs as part of NetKit ISP. NetKit ISP is currently in use by over 250 ISPs around the globe, providing TUCOWS Interactive with yet another means of distributing its popular collection of software.