Actua Corporation President, Doug Alexander, to Speak at 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 13, 2015

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Actua Corporation (Nasdaq:ACTA), formerly ICG Group, Inc., today announced that it will present at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference, to be held in New York City January 13, 14 and 15, 2015. Actua's President, Doug Alexander, will present information on the Company's progress, strategy and value proposition to the financial community at the Needham Conference on Tuesday, January 13 at 12:45 p.m. ET.

Although presentations at the conference are only open to Needham & Company and its clients, Actua's presentation will be webcast and accessible for replay from the Actua web site at http://www.actua.com/investors/events-presentations/.

About Actua

Actua (Nasdaq:ACTA), the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets. With more than 750 employees delivering unrivaled domain knowledge, agility and responsiveness to our customers, Actua's rapidly growing vertical cloud businesses are positioned to lead this wave. For the latest information about Actua and its brands, please go to www.actua.com.

Safe Harbor Statement under Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks associated with the effect of economic conditions generally, capital spending by our customers, our ability to retain existing customer relationships and secure new ones, our ability to compete successfully against alternative solutions, our ability to timely and effectively respond to technological developments, our ability to retain key personnel, our ability to have continued access to capital and to deploy capital effectively and on acceptable terms, our ability to maximize value in connection with divestitures, and other risks and uncertainties detailed in Actua's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Those and other factors may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected.

CONTACT: Investor inquiries: Karen Greene Actua Investor Relations 610.727.6900 IR@Actua.com

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