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BitWine Leverages JAJAH Technology to Enable Real-time Expert Consultations

TENAFLY, NEW JERSEY, & MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, March 20, 2008 – BitWine, the company connecting experts online, and JAJAH, the world’s most innovative global communication company, are pleased to announce their technology partnership. Consultants within the BitWine network specializing in categories from business to nutrition now have the ability to transfer their knowledge to individuals in need through a simple and affordable JAJAH phone call. JAJAH’s Voice 2.0 platform merges VoIP and traditional telephony to connect two callers on regular phones – landline or mobile – via the Internet, allowing BitWine’s community of experts to provide their professional services over any phone line, in real time.

“By integrating JAJAH’s calling solution, we are able to provide our users an easy-to-use platform for real-time Internet and phone consultations,” says Elad Baron, BitWine’s CEO and co-founder. “A BitWine advisor can easily upgrade a standard text chat session with a client into an over-the-phone, natural conversation. Our experts find that using their voice is a powerful way to deliver key information to those looking for specialized knowledge.”

BitWine allows experts to provide paid professional consultation via the web, whether on their own personal sites, BitWine’s website, or via third-party online communities. BitWine enhances the value that online communities give their members while monetizing their loyalty. Participants or affiliates wishing to share their expertise on a paid basis can immediately connect to potential customers or they can interact as peers.

Site publishers using BitWine are strengthening their user communities and benefiting financially, because they receive a percentage of the fee for each professional consultation held.

BitWine creates an easy client-expert consultation experience. No registration or downloads are necessary to benefit from BitWine’s many features. It enables credit card payments, appointment scheduling, and the ability to leave messages when advisers are offline; it also offers remote control for tech support experts to “see” and control a client’s PC.

Now, with the integrated JAJAH technology platform, the entire consultation experience can occur over a standard phone line. Other solutions offer chat-only communication, limiting the depth of interaction between client and expert.

“As people seek more ways to communicate and VoIP usage grows, JAJAH is empowering companies like BitWine to connect its users on regular phones without investment, infrastructure or downtime,” said Roman Scharf, JAJAH co-founder. “BitWine and JAJAH working together allows people from all over the globe to connect, share expertise and their experience.”


JAJAH, a leading global communications company, is dedicated to bringing consumers, enterprises and telecommunications companies vastly improved telephony solutions to allow them to embrace the next generation of IP communications. JAJAH’s award-winning telephony 2.0 services combine the best of the Internet with the best of the existing telephony infrastructure, removing the barriers to communication and making it easier for people everywhere to stay in touch. A 2007 Red Herring 100 Winner, Business 2.0 Disrupter and 2007 Pulver 100 Company, JAJAH has experienced 600% growth in the past 12 months. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information please visit

About BitWine

BitWine’s technology allows for real-time paid online consulting, leveraging the latest in web technologies. Website publishers can easily integrate BitWine’s solutions to strengthen and leverage their user communities. BitWine is privately held with headquarters in Tenafly, New Jersey, and venture backing from Crossbar Capital and individuals. Please visit or contact us at [email protected].

Media Contact:

Frederik Hermann JAJAH Inc. +1 (650) 963-4847 [email protected]

Heather Sorensen Plugged In PR [email protected]

BitWine contact Amy Kenigsberg [email protected]

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