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Brook Venture Fund II Invests $1.8 Million in Really Strategies, Inc.

Capital Infusion Will Accelerate Sales & Marketing Activities

Wakefield, MA – Brook Venture Partners (“Brook”) announces today that it has led a $1.8 million investment in Really Strategies, Inc. (“Really Strategies” or “the Company”), a provider of world-class content solutions and services to publishers, media companies, and other content-centric businesses.  The Company’s flagship product, RSuite, is a content management system (CMS) that facilitates the creation, management, re-use, and distribution of digital content.

“The funding from Brook will provide us with the capital we need to scale our business,” said Barry Bealer, CEO and Founder of Really Strategies.  “Combine this with Brook’s experience building sales and marketing engines, and we are poised to make a big impact in the publishing content management space.”

“Co-owners Barry and Lisa are experts in content management and XML-related tools and services, a market in which we have investment experience at Brook,” said Andrew Clapp, Brook Partner.  “We are excited to work with their company and are impressed with how well they have built and sold their RSuite product.”

“We are excited to be at the forefront of our market,” said Lisa Bos, CTO and founder of Really Strategies.  “Now that more publishing companies are publishing their data digitally, a high-quality XML content management system like RSuite is essential.  The publishers benefit not just from increased efficiency, quality, and production abilities, but also from the associated cost savings.”

About Really Strategies, Inc.
Really Strategies, Inc, founded in June of 2000, provides world-class content solutions and services to publishers, media companies, and other content-centric companies.  From content creation to delivery, Really Strategies helps bring strategy, content and technology together to analyze, architect, and implement appropriate tools and technologies.  Really Strategies’ content management solution (CMS) RSuite (www.rsuitecms.com ) is a software tool that facilitates the creation, management, re-use, and distribution of XML, media files, and other document formats.  Really Strategies is based in Norristown, PA.  For more information please call (610) 631-6770 or visit www.reallysi.com.
About Brook Venture Partners
Brook Venture Partners provides expansion stage capital through Brook Venture Fund I, Brook Venture Fund II and other co-investment funds to Information Technology and Medical Technology companies located in the Northeastern United States.  The firm focuses on investments of $2–5 million and specializes in both financing and providing the strategic and planning support necessary to rapidly scale and accelerate sales and marketing activities.  Brook is headquartered outside Boston in Wakefield, MA.  For more information, call 781-295-4000 or visit www.brookventure.com.

May 14, 2008