Helped's Founder to Become Millionaire! helped 21-year-old British student-entrepreneur to become first ever "pixel millionaire.

LOS ANGELES, CA . January 3, 2006 . Los Angeles-based, the world-leader in Performance Web Hosting, today announced that the company is happy to see that Internet "Pixel King" Alex Tew and his now world-famous is only 1,000 pixels away from achieving his mission to become the first pixel millionaire on the Internet. The young British student and entrepreneur founded just over 4 months ago with the goal to sell pixels of his homepage space to advertisers for a dollar each to fund his university education. was one of the very first major supporters of Alex's idea and the investment has paid off for the firm multifold.

"We gained tremendous exposure and also sent a message to young entrepreneurs world-wide that creativity and ingenuity will always capture the interest of progressive companies such as Globat. In Alex I saw the purest form of entrepreneurship. He set a high goal and succeeded," said Ben R. Neumann, President and CEO of "With our Web hosting services, we continue to support tens of thousands of entrepreneurs, but Alex.s achievements appealed to us so greatly that we want to support such an imaginative entrepreneurial effort directly."

Alex Tew, 21, came up with the idea in late August of 2005. In early September the site went live and made a substantial investment into Alex. pixel idea. Word rapidly spread across the Internet and through the media. Within 4 months Alex sold 999,000 pixels, enough to fund his three year university education many times over, with several hundred thousand dollars to spare. He is currently auctioning off his final 1,000 pixels on eBay. created media frenzy all over the world and received millions of visitors, making it one of the busiest sites on the Internet today. " was very quick to support my efforts to become the first Internet pixel millionaire, and I appreciate their dedication to support creative entrepreneurs," said pixel millionaire Alex Tew.

Congratulation Alex, from all of us at!

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Globat, LLC ( is one of the most established Web hosting companies in the United States, offering affordable, quality Web hosting solutions to nearly 100,000 customers worldwide. founder Ben R. Neumann, a two-time Entrepreneur of the Year award nominee, is a pioneer of the budget Web hosting industry since his start in 1994, when he founded, which was later sold in 1998. With its unprecedented combination of low prices, high performance and dedicated 24/7/365 customer service, continues to be the frontrunners of the hosting industry. The company is privately held and headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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