San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – September 13, 2006 – Web host and national provider of integrated voice and data communications firm, Covad Communications Group, Inc., will present at the Merriman Curhan Ford Third Annual Investor Summit on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006 at the Mark Hopkins Hotel, in San Francisco.
The company is scheduled to present at 12:30 p.m. EDT/9:30 a.m. PDT, featuring Charles Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Dunn, Chief Financial Officer. A webcast of the event will be available in the Event Calendar section of Covad’s website. Participants are required to register in order to access the webcast. A replay of the Webcast will also be made available on the Covad website.
The Summit, to be held from September 18-20, 2006, will feature CEOs and senior executives from more than 150 public and private companies, with one-on-one meetings from hundreds of institutional investors in four tracks, over the three days.
Jon Merriman, Chief Executive Officer of Merriman Curhan Ford and Co. offered, ”Every day, innovative companies with entrepreneurial management teams are rapidly capturing market share. Our 2006 Investor Summit marks our third-annual forum for institutional investors to discover these under-followed, fast-growing companies – many exclusive to this conference. Additionally, we are hosting high-energy events each evening that are designed to provide further interaction between investors and company management teams. We know investors will leave the conference with a much better understanding of companies’ growth strategies, as well as have a great time.”
The more than 150 presenting companies represent a variety of growth industries that are driven by innovation, which include: Consumer, Gaming, Health Care, Next-Generation Energy, Technology and Telecommunications. This year, the firm has added a fourth track devoted to private and emerging public companies, in order to create more opportunities for corporate clients and attending investors.
A webcast of the event will be available in the Event Calendar section of Covad’s website. Please note that participants are required to register in order to access the Webcast. A replay of the webcast will also be made available on the Covad website.
MCF Corporation (AMEX: MEM) is a publicly-traded financial services holding company that provides investment research, capital markets services, corporate and venture services, investment banking, asset management and wealth management through its operating subsidiaries, Merriman Curhan Ford and Co., MCF Asset Management, LLC and MCF Wealth Management, LLC. MCF is focused on providing a full range of specialized and integrated services to institutional investors and corporate clients.
A nationwide provider of integrated voice and data communications, Covad offers DSL, Voice Over IP, T1, web hosting, managed security, IP and dial-up, wireless broadband, and bundled voice and data services directly through Covad’s network and through Internet Service Providers, value-added resellers, telecommunications carriers and affinity groups to small and medium-sized businesses and home users. According to the company, as the first company to commercially deploy DSL in the United States, Covad has spent hundreds of millions of dollars building a network that passes more than 57 million homes and businesses in 44 states – the largest nationwide footprint of any DSL company. Covad broadband services are currently available across the nation in 235 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) which represent over 50 percent of all US homes and businesses. Corporate headquarters is located at 110 Rio Robles, San Jose, California 95134. Telephone: 1-888-GO-COVAD.
To learn more about the webcast, please visit: www.covad.com/companyinfo/investorrelations.
For more information about the Investor Summit agenda, please visit: www.mcfco.com/home/conferences/index_summit2006.php.
To learn more about Covad, please visit: www.covad.com.