Speaker's Bio for:

ARTHUR LIPPER III
May 2004

Investment Banker, Financier,
Management Consultant, Author and Lecturer
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BRITISH FAR EAST HOLDINGS LTD. - Chairman
14911 Caminito Ladera - Del Mar, CA 92014-3929
858) 793 7100 - Fax: 793 7199 - arthur@pobox.com Cel: 858) 353 7100

Provides and arranges financing and offers financial and management advisory services.
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Mr. Lipper has been affiliated with the international financial community since 1954. His Stock and Commodity Exchange memberships have included: NYSE, American, Midwest, Pacific Coast, Detroit, Boston, Philadelphia, Bangkok, NY Comex and NY Futures Exchange. He has served as advisor to: Mid-America Commodity Exchange and Bourse de Beyrouth. He was the founder and CEO of Arthur Lipper Corporation and co-founder and Chairman of New York & Foreign Securities Corporation. Mr. Lipper also serves as President of Communications Management Associates.

Forward Contract Exchange Company Ltd., a subsidiary of Arthur Lipper Corporation, conceived and created stock index futures and refined petroleum product futures in Amsterdam in the 1972-4 period.

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Writings include:

LIPPER Mutual Fund Performance Analysis service and other investment company related services created by Arthur Lipper Corporation 1967-72.

Venture's Financing & Investing In Private Companies - A Guide to Understanding Entrepreneurs and their Relationships with Investors, Lenders and Advisors (Probus) 1988. The Larry and Barry Guide to Venture Funding 1984. Venture's Guide to Investing In Private Companies (Dow-Jones Irwin) 1984. Thriving Up and Down the Free Market Food Chain - The Unrestrained Observations (and Advice) of a Business Darwinist (HarperBusiness) 1991. The Guide for Venture Investing Angels - Financing & Investing In Private Companies (Missouri Innovation Center) 1996 - now in 2nd printing. The Larry & Barry Guide To Entrepreneurial Wisdom 2002 (www.VenVest.com) and www.GAPRatingcom.

Columns, Forewords, Chapters and Articles Contributed: Barron's, "Business Owner/Entrepreneur" column in the San Diego Business Journal, "Views of a Venturer" columnist for Pittsburgh's Executive Report and Women's News, The Franchise Advantage (1987), The Venture Magazine Complete Guide To Venture Capital (1987), Leadership: Making Things Happen (1986), Handbook for and Innovative Managers (1987), Executive Chess (1987), Beyond IBM (1989), Exceptional Entrepreneurial Women (1988), The Dynamos - Who Are They Anyway (1987), Knights and Knaves of Corporate Boardrooms (1989), Library of Investment Banking - Capital Raising & Financial Structure (1990) and to the Venture Capital Club Monthly, Association of Venture Founders Newsletter, Gifted Children Newsletter, Venture Magazine, Journal of Creative Behavior, Magazine of Artificial Intelligence in Finance, www.gifted-children.com. www.bizwiz.com/venvest/asklipp.htm Access Business OnLine Daily Newspaper, Essential Elements To Business Success (1999)

Memberships & Affiliations:

N.Y. Stock Exchange Luncheon Club   Metropolitan Club - New York  
Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan *   UCSD Chancellor's Associates  
Hollandse Club - Singapore *   San Diego Press Club  
National Investor Relations Institute *   Financial Analysts Society of San Diego  
Soundshore Pistol Club *   UCSD Faculty Club  
Canadian Club of New York (ex-Governor) *   San Diego-Tijuana Sister Cities Society*  
Princeton Club - New York *      
* Not currently active as a member
     

Present and Prior Educational Activities & Affiliations:

U. S. Capitol Page School... Bronx High School of Science... Gazelle?s .Master of Business Dynamics*...Keller Graduate School of Business Master of Business Administration*...The Entrepreneurship Institute ... Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise of Kenan-Flagler Business School/Univ of North Carolina ... Snider Entrepreneurial Center - Wharton School/Univ of Penn ... Mac Arthur Foundation - Fellows Program ... National Academy of Finance Fdn ... Manhattanville College Entrepreneurial Center - Purchase, NY ... Taylor Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, College of New Rochelle ... SBDC Regional Center/Pace University, New York City ... National Fdn for Teaching entrepreneurship - to Handicapped and Disadvantaged Youth ... Joint Council On Economic education ... National Schools Committee for Economic Education ... U.S. Small Business Admin - Women?s Network For Entrepreneurial Training Steering Committee... High School Entrepreneurs ... Avon Women of Enterprise award program ... Small Business Economics - An International Journal ... UCSD Chancellor?s Associates Faculty Awards Selection Committee ... SDSU Entrepreneurial Management Center ... UCSD Arts & Humanities Department, Dean=s Advisory Board ... San Diego (county) Economic Advisory Board ... La Jolla Playhouse ... San Diego Opera ... Pepperdine University=s Third Pillar Society...Chairman Board of Trustees of the Berger Collection Educational Trust ... Fordham University?s Venture Institute Advisory Board...Marine Corps Intelligence Association... * all non-USMC educational degrees are honorary ... UCSD?s International Relations / Pacific Studies Graduate School

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Mr. Lipper has addressed graduate and undergraduate students at: Universities of: Pennsylvania, California, Los Angeles, North Carolina, Miami, Oklahoma, UCSD, IC2 Institute UT Austin and Harvard, Yale, Boston U, Babson, Stern School of NYU, Westchester Community College, George Washington, Northwestern, Tuck School of Dartmouth, Clark, Georgetown, Stanford, Marquette, Keller Grad Sch of Business, Wichita State, College of New Rochelle, Iona, Baruch, Cal State San Marcos, Pepperdine, Fordham University of Alabama and others. He has also presented to: Venture groups and entrepreneurship associations in cities including: San Diego, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, Denver, Indianapolis, Boston, Helsinki, Sydney, Tokyo, and Singapore.

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Currently pending patents: Comparator & Indexer (dynamically monitors securities and commodities portfolios with a user ability to select the factors being compared and indexed), Lipper Minimum Relative Performance Contract approach in which funds are institutionally allocated for investment management on 5 year contacts with an assured minimum relative performance in return for higher than normal investment management fees)

Currently serving as: Officer, Director or Advisor: Lion Brothers (world's oldest/largest embroidered emblem manufacturer)... DKS Technologies (diesel engine performance enhancement)... Innovest Value Dynametrics (ecological risk evaluation services) Manhattan Scientifics (MHTX) (technology incubator).. Optogenetics (DNA imaging for disease and fetal gender identification)... Global Aquatech (desalinization of wells in coastal areas)... Global Mining placer (gold mining concessions in Sonora, Mexico) ... Thintactic Technologies (software developer of the RADE2 platform) ? Grail Sports www.grailsports.com... TriPalm Development (owner/operator of California motorist service centers) ... Kenan Institute/ of Private Enterprise / Kenan Institute Asia Liaison Committee ... Scripps Gift Planning Advisory Board ? Fortress Financial Group (401k plan administrator)

Previously served as:

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He has been commercially active in: Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, England, Sweden, Switzerland, Holland, Lebanon, Portugal, Israel, Bahrain, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, China ,Finland and Japan.

URLs: VenVest, NewRelationships, 4-Entrepreneurs, 4-BetterHealth,, 4-BusinessPlans, 2-Profit, 2-Prosper, 2-compare 4-Arthur

Personal: Born: December 24, 1931 Family Status: Married 1962 Wife: Anni Sons: Christopher & Gregory

Hobbies: Financing new companies, assisting entrepreneurs, writing, tennis & pistol shooting

Military: U.S. Marine Corps - 1951-1954 Sergeant, 0231 MOS, Korea, Purple Heart

Contact: 14911 Caminito Ladera, Del Mar, CA 92014-3929 E-mail: arthur@pobox.com Cel: 858) 353 7100 858) 793 7100 - Fax: 793 7199 - Res: 793 7144 - 7144 - <www.venvest.com>