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As the world leader in mobile communications, Nokia is dedicated to enhancing people's lives and productivity. This is achieved through the creation of innovative and easy-to-use products like mobile phones and solutions for media, imaging, games, mobile network operators and businesses. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on four major exchanges.
Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information - anywhere, anytime and through any medium. For more than two decades, the company's award-winning technologies and software have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people. From rich images in print, video, and film to dynamic digital content for a variety of media, the impact of Adobe solutions is felt by anyone who creates, views, and interacts with information. With a portfolio of many of the most respected and recognizable software brands, Adobe is one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies.
AOL is a global Web services company that operates some of the most popular Web destinations and offers a comprehensive suite of free software and services. The AOL Developer Network, available at dev.aol.com, provides third-party developers with direct access to AOL's technology platforms and open APIs. A majority-owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., AOL LLC is based in Dulles, Virginia and has operations across Europe, Asia, and North America.
eBay, founded in 1995, connects hundreds of millions of people around the world every day, empowering them to explore new opportunities and innovate together. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce, payments and communications. Since its inception, eBay Inc. has expanded to include some of the strongest brands in the world, including eBay, PayPal, Skype, Shopping.com, and others.
Etelos provides customizable, on-demand, Web 2.0 applications for businesses. On the Etelos Store, developers can sell applications, businesses can try applications and Internet service providers can offer hosting services; in one Ecosystem with all the features of software as a service (SaaS) and all the flexibility of custom development.
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world's largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $97.1 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended April 30, 2007. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com.
Level 3 Content Markets Division offers solutions to help businesses respond to the Internet's explosion in rich media content. Understanding that a quality end-user experience is paramount, Level 3 works with a variety of content creation and distribution companies, with unique business challenges. Level 3 solutions enable businesses to deliver reliable and rich media experiences to their customers. Level 3 Communications, an international communications company, operates one of the world's largest Internet backbones. The company's comprehensive suite of services provides building blocks that enable Level 3's customers to meet their growing demands for communications and rich media content delivery solutions.
Microsoft Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer of software for personal and business computing. Microsoft provides an integrated platform and suite of online services that enables a seamless experience for developers, consumers and businesses across platforms, applications, and devices.
Sun Microsystems inc., a creator and industry leading advocate of emerging technologies, is revolutionizing and redefining system-wide management of rich, standards-compliant, Internet applications for the next generation Web. A singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer" -- guides Sun in the development of state-of-the-art, power- efficient servers and storage systems to award-winning, open-source based software offerings. When it comes to Web 2.0 technologies, Sun provides best-of-breed solutions to enterprises and startups worldwide for developing, deploying, and managing the next wave of computing.
With 2.3 million registered users, WebEx, now part of Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), is the global leader in on-demand applications for collaborative business on the web. WebEx offers a full suite of web collaboration applications for specific business processes including marketing, sales, training, and support. WebEx Connect, the first collaborative on-demand platform application development and distribution, allows users to build mashup applications customized for particular business processes from on-demand, on-premise or on-the-desktop applications. Companies of every size gain strategic advantage by using WebEx collaboration to replace high-cost/high-touch interactions with efficient web-touch interactions. WebEx applications work across firewalls and across platforms, making them ideal for both internal and external collaboration. WebEx provides its services over the WebEx MediaTone Network, a secure global network specifically designed for on-demand applications.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses. With deep industry and business process expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture helps entertainment, broadcast, publishing, printing and portal companies adapt to and capitalize on the digital evolution. Accenture has worked with 19 of the 20 largest media and entertainment companies in the world. With more than 158,000 people in 49 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$16.65 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2006.
A leading search engine on the Web and operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), Ask.com combines world-class search technology with one-of-a-kind search tools to help people get what they are looking for faster. Ask.com sites include Ask.com US (www.Ask.com), Ask.com Deutschland, Ask.com Espana, Ask.com France, Ask.com Italia, Ask.com Japan, Ask.com Nederland and Ask.com UK. Additionally, Ask.com syndicates its search technology and advertising units to a network of affiliate partners. Ask.com is a division of IAC Search & Media, a wholly-owned business of IAC.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking and is transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether personal, business, educational, or philanthropic-by providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. Cisco software, hardware and service-offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks and connections possible.
Dell Data Center Solutions Division (DCS) Inc. Is a new global division within Dell set up to provide holistic, customized solutions to the largest Datacenters in the world, commonly known as Hyperscale or Cloud. It takes the Dell direct model one step further; combining the benefits of "build to order" with true customer "Design to Order" , providing substantial top line and bottom line savings for customers. By having dedicated field solution architects, engineering & services resources focused on understanding and innovating in the field of datacenter facility design, DCS can significantly reduce the true tangible total cost of ownership (TCO) of building and operating scaled out datacenters. www.dell.com/cloudcomputing
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available. Adding intelligence and manageability into the network to offload applications, F5 optimizes applications, allowing them to work faster and consume fewer resources. F5's architecture integrates application optimization, protects the application and the network, and delivers reliability. Over 10,000 service providers and organizations worldwide trust F5 to keep their applications running.
FAST creates the real-time search and filtering solutions that are behind the scenes at the world’s best known companies with the most demanding search problems. FAST’s flexible and scalable integrated technology platform elevates the search capabilities of enterprise customers and connects people to the relevant information they seek regardless of medium.
Fenwick & West LLP provides comprehensive legal services to high technology and life sciences companies of national and international prominence. More than 250 attorneys offer corporate, intellectual property, litigation and tax services from the firm's offices in Mountain View and San Francisco, California.
Ireland continues to win international investments from global corporations because it is seen as a business location where the workforce, as well as being highly qualified, has a unique capacity to improve, to innovate and to initiate new ideas, new processes and new ways of working that can make business more dynamic, more efficient and ultimately more profitable. Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland is responsible for the attraction and development of foreign investment in Ireland. Today, Ireland is home to companies such as, Intel, Yahoo, Adobe, Microsoft, HP, Apple, Google, Amazon.com, Palm, to name just a few.
iQuestions.com is the place to turn for practical answers to life’s most pressing questions. Problems with your boss? Losing ground with your teenager? Marriage on the rocks? We’ve got answers. Leading experts provide values-based advice in the areas of marriage, parenting, faith, money, career and sexual intimacy…sometimes provocative but always safe and trusted. These bite-size, originally produced video answers offer something for everyone. Be prepared for your next business meeting with mentoring on-the-go, or know just what to do next time your toddler throws a temper tantrum in public. iQuestions.com…expert answers for life’s daily challenges.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2007, The Jordan, Edmiston Group (JEGI) is a leading investment bank to the media and information industries, completing more than 450 M&A transactions. JEGI combines deep interactive expertise with broad relationships across major diversified media companies, technology groups and private equity firms, resulting in a leading position in M&A transactions in Online Media & Technology. Recent interactive transactions include the sale of Klipmart to DoubleClick, Quizilla to MTV/Viacom, Cymfony to Taylor Nelson Sofres, Moreover to VeriSign, PointRoll to Gannett, and Reed Business Information's acquisition of BuyerZone. For more information, contact Tolman Geffs (firstname.lastname@example.org) or David Clark (email@example.com).
Juniper Networks develops purpose-built, high performance IP platforms that enable customers to support a wide variety of services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions rely on Juniper to deliver a portfolio of proven networking, security and application acceleration solutions that solve highly complex, fast-changing problems in the world's most demanding networks.
NeuStar Ultra Services provide solutions to organizations that rely on DNS/DHCP for their critical business processes, applications and services, delivering superior security, reliability and performance. NeuStar Ultra Services powers the resolution of thousands of enterprise, service provider and TLD infrastructure customers worldwide.
Rearden Commerce inc. provides the first online personal assistant that helps people quickly find and purchase the services they need, based on personal preferences and company policies. The Rearden Commerce Personal Assistant provides easy access to the world's largest marketplace for services, instantly connecting people to more than 137,000 merchants. Whether it's booking a flight or a hotel, making a restaurant reservation, finding event tickets, scheduling a conference call or shipping a package, the Rearden Commerce Personal Assistant simplifies the complex services landscape into one user-friendly experience. With Rearden Commerce, the power of the intelligent Web is finally realized. Rearden Commerce is headquartered in Foster City, CA. For more information, visit our website.
With clients in over 120 countries, Layered Technologies' custom technology solutions allow both large and small customers to rapidly deploy on-demand hosting and utility computing services, providing all the controls of colocation without the start up costs, capital investments, long term contracts and associated challenges. By partnering with Layered Technologies, companies are able to achieve ROI quickly via reduced capital investment, total cost of ownership (TCO), labor reduction, training, and floor space. Layered Technologies can have a company up and running in days versus months. Learn more at www.layeredtech.com.
We are Phonecasting.com. our business is providing unique podcasting, phonecasting services, each buttressed by some of the most innovative tools in the podcast and phonecasting space. Phonecasting can best be described as the following: a portmanteau (or fusion) of telephone and podcasting, and simply means recording and/or listening to podcasts with just a phone. Any phone landline or cell.
Popular opinion rules web 2.0, but does not accurately reflect real world decision making – the most popular things are often not truly the best. spigit brings advanced metrics to social networking to create truly relevant methods of decision making and ranking. A symbiotic relationship between human judgment and our analysis elevates the best ideas and people to the top. Our algorithms calculate real-time user reputations and rankings to determine how much "weight" a person’s votes receive. spigit’s calculations of conversation levels, buzz, and weighted ratings result in a true measure of value, relevance and clarity.
A wholly owned subsidiary of AOL, Userplane is the premier provider of communication software for online communities. The company's hosted applications add core, must-have features to thriving websites. The apps are robust yet lightweight, cross-platform with no user installation, and customizable for a site's specific needs. Deployed internationally on sites ranging from online dating to social networks and blogs, Userplane reaches millions of users in more than twenty countries.
North Bridge Venture Partners is an active, full-stage (seed to growth) venture capital firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build market defining companies. We bring a unique combination of experience, demonstrated track record and patience to help entrepreneurs succeed in an ever-challenging business environment. We invest in internet, communications, software, materials and other technology markets. Our offices are located in Waltham, MA and San Mateo, CA.
Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) is a global venture capital firm that has partnered with entrepreneurs to build great businesses for more than 45 years. NVP focuses on investments in information technology including: consumer Internet and media, software, services, enterprise and communications systems, and semiconductor/components. The firm currently manages more than $2.5 billion in venture capital out of its office in Palo Alto, California.
O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV) is in the business of funding disruptors, innovators and hackers of the status quo. From open source to the early days of the web and its recent resurgence, O’Reilly Media has played a key role as trend spotter and advocate for putting world-changing technologies on the map. OATV is our effort to bring the legacy, resources and relationships of O’Reilly to each investment we make.
Panorama Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in passionate entrepreneurs building leading companies in life sciences and technology. Founded in 2005 as the successor to the venture capital program of JPMorgan Partners, Panorama takes a hands on, highly collaborative approach to investing, bringing to bear the team's extensive operating and investing experience to each portfolio company. Over the years, the Panorama Capital team has invested in numerous successful technology and life sciences companies including Federated Media Publishing, Portal Player, Digital Island, Seattle Genetics, Myogen and Eyetech. Panorama Capital's portfolio includes companies such as LV Sensors, Grid Networks and Presidio Pharmaceuticals.
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