ViaCLIX gets $3.1M to merge internet with TV

ViaCLIX, a startup that integrates web content with televisions shows, has raised $3.1 million of an expected $16 million, according to a filing with the SEC. Based in Los Gatos, Calif., the company develops both software and hardware solutions and introduced its set-top box product at DEMO Spring 2010. ViaCLIX, which aims to increase the power of advertisers by bringing internet and television ads together, previously raised $4 million in seed funding from a South Korean investment firm. Competitors include AppleTV, TiVo and Boxee.

VentureBeat’s Best of DEMO list; pick your own favorites

Disclosure: The companies listed are among those chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: Everloop brings social networking to the tween set (video)

There’s a reason Facebook, MySpace and other big social networks don’t allow people under age 13 to join. There’s questionable content on most of them, and almost any member can be contacted by strangers. But new entrant Everloop, currently launching at the DEMO conference in Palm Desert, Calif., seeks to give tweens, ages eight to 13 a safer social networking platform of their own.

DEMO: Vic Wave brings more free calls to your computer

Vic Wave is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: NetToons lets anyone become an animator (video)

NetToons is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: Kylo browser is built just for big-screen TVs

Hillcrest Labs is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: The Panel adds screen real estate without monitor bulk

MEDL Technology is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: InOutCash.com wants to teach you to manage your money

Value-Centered Solutions is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: CalendarFly targets schools with social calendar

CalendarFly is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: Permission to Send uses PIN-based system to block spam

Permission to Send is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: KarmaKorn launches virtual currency for social change

KarmaKorn is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: How to aim social startups at the next big thing

Sixteen social media startups presented at the DEMO conference in Palm Desert today. Do any of them stand a chance at becoming the next Facebook or Twitter? And if you get the idea for the next big thing, how will you beat out the ten other people who got the idea at the exact same time that you did?

DEMO TV – Spring 2010, Behind the Scenes Videos and Photos

Welcome to the new DEMO TV, a new channel created by DEMO to provide you with a “behind the scenes” look at the launch pad for emerging technology. The approach for DEMO TV is to provide an raw and un-edited look from the views of our delegates. We hand the mic to our guests and let them tell you their stories and share their experiences from their point of view.

DEMO: PayPal launches an accelerator program for startups

PayPal has been making a big deal about its platform strategy, where developers can build cool applications around its payments platform. Today at the DEMO conference in Palm Desert (co-produced by VentureBeat), PayPal Vice President of Platform and Emerging Technology Osama Bedier announced that he wants to provide more than just technology to startups, through the PayPal X Startup Accelerator Program.

DEMO: MiniMash makes video creation easy and viral

MiniMash is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: Infusionsoft delivers email marketing 2.0 (video)

Infusionsoft is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: Cloudcel connects Excel to cloud computing

Cloudscale is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: SocialOrbits helps you plan and book trips as a group

SocialOrbits is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.

DEMO: AppWhirl lets anybody create their own iPhone app

AppWhirl is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.