Square 1 Bank Announces Credit Facility to Accelerize New Media, Inc.

Square 1 Bank Announces Credit Facility to Accelerize New Media, Inc.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Square 1
Bank(Nasdaq:SQBK), the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the
venture capital community, today announced that it has provided a $3 million
credit facility to Accelerize New Media, Inc. (OTCQB:ACLZ), who owns and
operates CAKE, an advanced SaaS-based solution that tracks and analyzes spend
for online marketing campaigns. Proceeds will provide working capital to
support the company's future growth.

CAKE offers user-friendly tools for advertisers, agencies, networks and
publishers to optimize the impact of digital marketing campaigns. The CAKE
platform supports multiple languages and currencies so online marketers can
track and better target their digital spend on a global scale. CAKE's
client-focused model provides reliable assistance through a 24-hour support
and customized product features to enhance the customer's results and overall
experience.

"Our company will continue to focus on our vision to drive performance-based
marketing innovation and now, with the Square 1 Bank partnership, we have
access to a flexible debt facility to extend our leadership position through
sales, marketing and R&D investments," said Accelerize New Media, Inc.
Chairman and CEO Brian Ross.

In discussing the new relationship with CAKE, Chris Erro, senior vice
president at Square 1 Bank added, "We are always pleased to partner with a
company that shares our commitment to first-class service and creative,
flexible solutions."

About Square 1 Bank

Square 1 Bank is a full service commercial bank dedicated exclusively to
serving the financial needs of the venture capital community and entrepreneurs
in all stages of growth and expansion. Square 1's expertise, focus and strong
capital base provide flexible resources and unmatched support to meet our
clients' needs. The bank offers tailored products and solutions aided by the
latest in technological innovations. Square 1 has offices coast to coast in
Austin, Boston, Denver, Durham, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, Seattle,
Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. For more information,
visitwww.square1bank.com.

About Accelerize New Media, Inc.

Accelerize New Media, Inc. (OTCQB:ACLZ) owns and operates CAKE, a marketing
technology company providing a comprehensive enterprise suite of innovative
marketing intelligence tools for the performance marketing industry. The CAKE
SaaS proprietary marketing platforms are used by the world's leading companies
and the world's largest customer-base of enterprise affiliate marketing
networks and merchants. CAKE's solutions are based on reliable, feature rich
technology and are bolstered by the industry's leading customer service and
top-tier technology partners -- assuring the highest level of uptime. The
company has also now launched cupCAKE, a campaign management solution for
small and medium sized affiliate marketers.

Use of Forward-looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements from Accelerize New
Media, Inc. within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and federal securities laws. For
example, when Accelerize New Media makes statements about proceeds providing
working capital to support Accelerize New Media's future growth and Accelerize
New Media's vision to drive performance-based marketing innovation and extend
its leadership position through sales, marketing and R&D investments,
Accelerize New Media is using forward-looking statements. These
forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of the
management of Accelerize New Media only, and are subject to a number of
factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those described in the forward-looking statements. The following factors,
among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those
described in the forward-looking statements: changes in technology and market
requirements; Accelerize New Media's technology may not be validated as it
progresses further; Accelerize New Media may be unable to retain or attract
key employees whose knowledge is essential to the development of products and
services; unforeseen market and technological difficulties may develop with
products and services; inability to timely develop and introduce new
technologies, products and applications; loss of market share and pressure on
pricing resulting from competition, which could cause the actual results or
performance of Accelerize New Media to differ materially from those
contemplated in such forward-looking statements. Except as otherwise required
by law, Accelerize New Media undertakes no obligation to publicly release any
revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or
circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of
unanticipated events. For a more detailed description of the risk and
uncertainties affecting Accelerize New Media, reference is made to Accelerize
New Media's reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
         Square 1 Bank
         Dee McDougal
         919.597.7479
         dmcdougal@square1bank.com
        
         CAKE:
         Jill Hara
         PR@getCAKE.com
         (949) 548-2253 x 257

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