VerticalNet Inc., DynaGen, Inc., Star Scientific, and Celerity Systems, Inc. Business Editors NOTE TO EDITORS: The following is an investment opinion issued by TheSUBWAY.com WESTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 2001--TheSUBWAY.com releases the following investment opinions on iToo Corp.com (OTCBB:ITOO), VerticalNet Inc. (Nasdaq:VERT), DynaGen, Inc. (OTCBB:DYGN), Star Scientific Inc. (Nasdaq:STSI) and Celerity Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:CLRT). iToo Corp.com (OTCBB:ITOO) Previous Close Up 25% to .20 on volume 164,900 Shares ACCUMULATE iToo Corp.com (OTCBB:ITOO) just announced an update to the Nevada Legislation. Nevada Internet Gaming Bill AB296 Is Incorporated Into Companion Bill AB578 And Off To The Senate. ITOO has the inside track as Assemblywoman Merle Berman, R-Las Vegas, said she introduced the bill because she wants Nevada to be the first state to offer legal Internet gaming, just as it was the first state to legalize gaming, which occurred in 1931. ITOO is new to TheSUBWAY.com, and CRG is expecting good things from the company. CRG expects to see the stock trading over the $1.00 mark in the short term. The Nevada internet gaming bill just cleared the first big hurdle for i2Corp.com. Legalization will open a major US jurisdiction to i2corp.com's HGN method of wagering. The Bill will be subject to a floor vote this week and will then pass over to the Senate side of the Legislature. Richard Fitzpatrick, director of the Internet Business Alliance of Nevada (IBAN), said: "That the first online casino gaming in Nevada would probably consist of live broadcasts of table games using video streaming, whereby digital TV images are beamed directly to home or office computers." VerticalNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:VERT) Previous Close: Down 6% to $1.88 on vol. 1,534,500 Shares: ACCUMULATE VerticalNet Inc. (Nasdaq:VERT) announced an agreement with Microsoft Corp. that will direct significant resources towards the development, marketing and support of an enhanced set of VerticalNet's hosted supplier enablement product offerings for medium and small businesses. VerticalNet will combine its rich supplier network base with the Microsoft platform, and Microsoft bCentral small business hosted applications, to deliver on its plan to become the leader in the creation of private marketplaces that connect large buyers to networks of enabled suppliers. This new agreement coincides with the strategic roadmap laid out by VerticalNet for becoming a leader in the creation of private marketplaces that connect large buyers to networks of enabled suppliers. VerticalNet is leveraging its heritage and core technology assets to capitalize on enterprises' needs for supplier enablement, a market that has been largely ignored by buy-side and e-marketplace vendors. Unlike other B2B e-commerce software providers who primarily focus on buyers' needs, VerticalNet has proven expertise in providing value to commerce-enabled suppliers. VerticalNet also recently announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2001, reporting year-over-year triple-digit growth and restating its intent to reach positive cash earnings by the fourth quarter of 2001. "We are pleased to have beaten projections for the quarter despite the current economic environment and we have taken actions to aggressively reduce expenses to ensure that we meet our goal of attaining positive quarterly cash earnings this year. We remain an agile business that has proven its ability to quickly and successfully react to evolving market and customer needs. I look forward to executing our vision to become the leading creator of private marketplaces that connect large buyers to networks of enabled suppliers," stated VerticalNet's President and CEO Mike Hagan. DynaGen, Inc. (OTCBB:DYGN) Previous Close: Up 25% to $0.29 on vol. 2,213,900 Shares: ATTRACTIVE DynaGen Inc. (OTCBB:DYGN) announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Able Laboratories, has commenced shipment of Methylphenidate tablets - the generic equivalent of Novartis' Ritalin(R). DynaGen immediately began manufacturing the drug, which has an estimated $185 million market, at Able Laboratories following its April 3, 2001 receipt from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA). "We have been receiving considerable interest in the marketplace for our new product and have begun answering these demands by shipping the product in a rapid manner," stated C. Robert Cusick, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DynaGen, Inc. "Our ability to implement shipping of this product so quickly after receiving approval shows how our investments in our manufacturing facilities are paying off and allowing us to quickly produce and ship new products." DynaGen, Inc. is a rapidly growing developer and manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals. The focus of the Company is to develop products that offer attractive market opportunities within selected niche markets of the generic drug industry. In addition to the five products it is currently selling, the Company has thirteen products at various stages of FDA approval. The Company has recently completed its transition from a manufacturing and distribution company into a sole development and manufacturing entity. As part of the Company's commitment to its new strategic focus, the Company will change its name from DynaGen, Inc. to Able Laboratories, Inc. shortly. Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq:STSI) Previous Close: Up 137% to $3.25 on vol. 1,176,000 Shares: ACCUMULATE Star Scientific Inc. (Nasdaq:STSI) announced the execution of a series of multi-year contracts with Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation ("B&W")1. Under the contracts, B&W will continue to purchase at least 15 million pounds of very low-TSNA2 StarCured(TM) tobacco leaf during each of the next three years through Star Scientific's StarCured(TM) tobacco farmers' curing program, with the right to continue to purchase additional StarCured(TM) tobacco after the initial three-year period. The flagship hard tobacco product that Star plans to introduce, brand-named ARIVA(TM), has been developed to meet the needs of adult smokers when they are in smoke-free environments. ARIVA(TM) also is directed to conventional smokeless product users who want the option of choosing a smokeless tobacco product that contains less cancer-causing toxins (TSNAs) than conventional products, while avoiding the need to expectorate. The compressed tobacco "cigalett"(TM) pellets can provide this alternative in the workplace, during travel and in other environments. Management believes Star will be the first company in the U.S. to manufacture a tobacco product in childproof packaging. ARIVA's(TM) production will be coordinated through Star's Chase City, Virginia tobacco processing facility. Finally, Mr. Williams noted that Star was gratified that B&W has committed to continue significant purchases of StarCured(TM) tobacco over the next three years, with the right to purchase additional StarCured(TM) tobacco after that initial period. Those tobacco supply commitments fortify Star's key relationships with the participating StarCured(TM) tobacco farmers who have been crucial to the company's ability to change dramatically the way tobacco is processed in the United States. Celerity Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:CLRT) Previous Close: Up 19% to $0.22 on vol. 1,287,700 Shares: ATTRACTIVE Celerity Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:CLRT) announced that it has been selected by the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) to provide a Digital Education System (DES) for the Avon Lake High School facility. The system will include one Celerity CTL 9500(TM) Digital Video Server and approximately 100 Celerity T 6000(TM) Digital Set Top Boxes, as well as other related hardware and software. The sale is valued at approximately $175,000 and was once again made by Kidston Communications, a national distributor for Celerity which is especially strong in Ohio and the Midwest. "Ohio, through the Ohio School Facilities Commission, continues to play a leadership role in the adoption of modern digital technologies for student education and staff training," said Kenneth Van Meter, President and CEO of Celerity. "We are honored to be selected once again to provide the hardware and software system for Avon Lake High School. I don't know of any technology that is better poised to significantly improve the quality and quantity of educational materials and content than digital video, and we feel that our system offers great value to schools like Avon Lake." "The Commerce Department's preliminary reading on GDP was taken by many analysts as the best indication to date that the economy will be able to stave off dipping into a recession. Accordingly, expectations of further aggressive rate cuts from the Federal Reserve are waning. The Fed next meets on May 15 to mull over monetary policy, with many prognosticators shifting rate cut predictions from a more aggressive 50-basis-point cut, to a more moderate 25-basis-point forecast," stated Peter Antipatis. More is available at http://www.TheSUBWAY.com About TheSubway.com TheSubway.com, a wholly owned online asset of Capital Research Group, Inc. (CRG) was developed solely for experienced, risk tolerant investors. 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