At DEMO Fall 2011, student innovators get a chance to show off their companies with AlphaPitch. They each get 90 seconds to “sell” their ideas to the general session crowd. Here are the first three of the ten AlphaPitches that will be presented today.
In large companies, it’s all too easy for employees to duplicate work or fall out of sync with the company’s strategy. Métier‘s workforward product uses natural language processing (NLP) and semantic matching to help managers find the right employee to work on a project, speed up project planning and ensure that company strategy is actually being executed.
Fitting Reality is working to bring new standards and practices to virtual fitting rooms, and today it is launching Virtual Interactive Podium (VIPodium), a new augmented reality fitting room.
Ten million Americans take more than five medications daily, and startup OMyMeds wants to help them use technology, instead of sticky notes or reminders from family, to manage their medication times.
Patisco, a new service by Taipei-based Xinosys, aims to make companies more efficient by letting them form private social networks with their clients, associates, suppliers, and anyone else involved in their business.
Conferize aims to help you discover conferences, see who is involved with them and follow the conversations that unfold around them. The company launched an alpha version of its service today at DEMO in Silicon Valley.
Editor's Pick LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman might be one of the most successful entrepreneurs to emerge from the post-dot-com era, and today he shared some of the secrets to his success.
Open-source hardware has one big stumbling block: How do you get distributed teams from around the world working together on the same prototype?
Open-source software communities have myriad tools for writing code together and sharing it all over the place. But creating and sharing hardware together has been a bit more problematic.
Enter Upverter, which handily makes hardware design free, open, web-based and collaborative.
It’s easy to see why smaller companies ditched popular office software suite products like Microsoft Office in favor of cloud-based solutions as provided by Google Apps. However, for larger companies, neither option is ideal.
EmmaActive is helping brands make money from images. The technology uses crowd sourcing to tag products in images on participating websites and then get more information on the products from retailers’ websites. The goal is to get consumers buying the things they see on friends’ blogs, social networks, TV and movie websites and other sites you wouldn’t typically associate with shopping.
Hookflash, a peer-to-peer communications and file sharing service, wants to improve conversations in the workplace. Today at DEMO Fall 2011, the company is launching its first product, Hookflash for iPad.
When it comes to customer service, waiting on hold to speak with a real person can be a source of great frustration. Hold-Free Networks, a company that aims to eliminate this annoyance, is launching at the public today at DEMO Fall 2011.
Angelsoft has been around for quite some time, and today at DEMO, the company is relaunching its global platform for deal flow management. The product is now known as Gust.
Froomerce, a startup that lets you take full advantage of marketing products through a Facebook storefront, launched at the DEMO conference today.
Just in time for the Fall television lineup, today Fav.Tv launched an interactive television guide that lets people discuss, follow and get notified about their favorite shows.
Smaller businesses often can’t afford a traditional enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) tool, nor do they have the in-house IT staff to administer and query it. We are Cloud is launching Bime 3.0, a cloud-based business intelligence tool specifically for these small to medium sized businesses, at DEMO today.
1calendar says that all you need is one calendar, not multiple ones, to keep track of your busy schedule. That makes sense, but it’s not always easy to accomplish.
Here’s the list of presenting companies at the Demo Fall 2011. This year’s class of scores of companies will present on stage on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. The company names are listed, followed by the name of the product or service if it is different.
A lot of companies are trying to use a combination of cloud computing and virtualization to bring down the cost of corporate computers. But Zirtu believes it has the right solution.
Voyurl, a New York City-based startup that tracks your browsing history and shares it with your friends, will face an uphill battle with privacy advocates. But for those who are comfortable with the creepier aspects of the company’s technology, there’s a wealth of content to be discovered and insightful information to be gleamed.
Fluxx, which collects data from a number of enterprise services like Salesforce.com and displays it on a unified user interface, launched today at VentureBeat’s DEMO Fall 2011 conference.
Reid Hoffmann, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn
Fusion-io, a flash storage company, announced its latest product ioCache, a virtualization solution that ties into the company’s focus on data center efficiency.
The fall DEMO conference is only weeks away, on September 12-14th in Santa Clara, Calif. and we’re excited to reveal our lineup. Aside from the 60-plus companies launching products, we’ve got some amazing speakers and “sages,” who will be providing feedback to the companies launching products.
What happens when you cross the DEMO conference with Startup Weekend and the Startup America Partnership? You get MEGA Startup Weekend, taking place on Microsoft’s Mountain View Campus, September 9th-11th.
This article is part of a series of posts about DEMO alumni and news of their progress. News360 launched at DEMO in Spring 2011. Check out more at DEMO.
[DEMO is an IDG conference series co-produced by VentureBeat.]
This article is part of a series of posts about DEMO alumni and news of their progress. Zugara launched at DEMO in Spring 2011. Check out more at DEMO.
This article is part of a series of posts about DEMO alumni and news of their progress. Bizness Apps launched at DEMO in Spring 2011. Check out more at DEMO.
This article is part of a series of posts about DEMO alumni and news of their progress. Network Hippo launched at DEMO in Spring 2010. Check out more at DEMO.