Acquires an Equity Interest in Vensure Employer Services and Whyte Lyon Socratic; Names Joseph J. Bianco as Chairman of the Board

Wed Nov 4, 2009 9:22am EST

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Lyon Socratic; Names Joseph J. Bianco as Chairman of the Board

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --, (OTC Bulletin Board:
FNDM) a growing financial services company that creates actively managed ETFs,
announced today that it has purchased an equity interest in Mesa, AZ.-based
Vensure Employer Services, Inc., a professional employer organization that
provides benefits and payroll administration, health and workers' compensation
insurance programs, employee training and development services, and retirement
benefits plans, such as 401k's, for small and medium businesses. The equity is
represented by $21.9 million of participating preferred stock of Vensure.

The company also announced that it had purchased 100% of the capital stock of
Whyte Lyon Socratic, Inc., a developer of online education programs for
investors, debtors and professionals.  As part of that transaction, Whyte
Lyon's president Joseph J. Bianco was named chairman of the board of said that as a result of its investment in Vensure, employees of
Vensure clients will receive Whyte Lyon online educational courses in managing
their personal finances and retirement goals.  

Vensure CEO Tom Lindsay said, "As employers increasingly realize that their
employees need help in facing the complexities of today's financial issues in
resolving their investing, borrowing and retirement issues, we believe that
the addition of Whyte Lyon's online educational courses will give us a
significant competitive advantage in marketing our employment services. As far
as I know, we will be the only company offering these services."    

CEO Greg Webster of said, "Joe Bianco's tremendous management
experience and prowess in mergers and acquisitions will be critical in
propelling's continued growth.  In addition, we believe that Whyte
Lyon Socratic's product portfolio will contribute to Vensure's services
offering and help it attract new clients."'s Webster added that Bianco, now a private investor and chairman of
Educational Investors, Inc., served from 1990 to 1996 as the CEO of New York
Stock Exchange-listed Alliance Entertainment, then the world's leading
independent distributor of CD music.  His business experience has spanned many
industries: He founded and chaired British Performance Car Imports, Inc., the
exclusive U.S. distributor of Lotus Performance Cars, which he sold to General
Motors, and was chairman of Cognitive Arts, Inc., a leading creator of
educational software. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1975; he was an
editor of the Yale Law Journal. 

About through its AdvisorShares Investments LLC subsidiary is creating
actively managed ETFs, such as the Dent Tactical ETF (NYSE: DENT), to take
advantage of this rapidly growing ETF business. also is an online
content provider and lead generation platform for investment funds and other
financial services providers.  Its objective is to engage individual investors
and to match their needs with interested fund product providers.  The website is approachable to everyday investors and serves as an
educational and research resource.

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