New List Includes the Top 50 Smart, Funny, Successful and Sexy Women to Watch Out for in 2009

Silicon Valley, CA and New York, NY—January 12, 2009—Brash.com, (www.brash.com) the recently launched vertical content network for men from Mode Media Corporation., today announced the Brash 50 Women. The Brash 50 Women list includes the most sought-after women poised for great success in 2009 from across industries, including film, sports, television, modeling and music.

The Brash 50 Women list represents a dynamic range of women, including long-time favorites such as Jennifer Lopez, as well as up-and-coming “it” girls like Megan Fox and Taylor Swift. A number of diverse personalities are represented among the Brash 50 Women ranging from reality TV hosts (Heidi Klum) to Grammy winning recording artists (Alicia Keys) and from tennis stars (Maria Sharapova) to award winning screenwriters (Tina Fey). The full list can found in full at www.brash.com.

“The appreciation of a smart, beautiful and successful woman is something all men can relate to,” said Richard Pérez-Feria, editorial director and curator of Brash.com. “The Brash 50 Women list is a tribute to the women who have gained our respect and admiration in 2008, and who we won’t be able to take our eyes off of in 2009.”

Launched in October 2008, the Brash Network is an edgy, upscale vertical network that caters to men’s desires and needs focusing on lifestyle, entertainment, automotive and gadgets, and news both from a national perspective and with local influence. To commemorate its launch Brash released the first annual Brash Hall of Fame and Brash 100 lists honoring the bold and brave men that have created and stood for positive change in the world across sports, politics and entertainment. Those lists can be found at http://brash.com/brash100/.

About Mode Media

Mode Media is the pioneer and global leader of Vertical Content Networks, leveraging a revolutionary new media model that brings brand advertisers to targeted vertical audiences online. With more than 900 publishers worldwide, Mode Media comprises Glam.com, a carefully curated network of popular and influential lifestyle women’s websites, blogs and magazines, and Brash.com, the newly launched network catering exclusively to men. Mode Media’s reach is deep and far-reaching; it is the comScore Top 10 Web property, with a total reach of 54 million unique monthly visitors in the U.S. and 98 million uniques globally, and is also a Top 10 Display Ad Publisher. Mode Media is #1 for Women in US, UK, and Germany, and has been the fastest growing company in 2007 and 2008. Mode Media is backed by Hubert Burda Media, GLG Partners, Accel Partners, DAG Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Walden Venture Capital and Information Capital. The company is headquartered in New York City, New York and Silicon Valley, California, with international offices in London, Munich, Berlin and Tokyo.