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The votes and comments are in for the latest Vator.tv business plan competition, "Tech Behind Digital Media," co-sponsored by SDForum and Newforth Partners. The contest was designed to help find companies whose technology is enabling businesses and their users to take advantage of the power of Web 2.0.
The winning new media companies have been invited to participate in SDForum's upcoming conference, The Business of New Media II on December 11th, at the Microsoft campus in Mountain View, Calif. The CEO of each company will have the chance to give a five-minute pitch and participate in a discussion panel at the event.
The winners, chosen from a field of 50 entries, are listed below, along with the technology markets they are enabling, are:
222do - for its shared lists for social network users, particularly on Facebook
Ccube - for its mobile widget that lets users of social networks receive Web-based phone calls
Compete - for its Web analytics technology
Edgecast - for its Internet-content delivery platform
Pluggd - for its video search technology
Zipidee - for its Web store application that can be embedded on a Web site
MonetizeMedia - for its video content management system
To find out more about each company, click on the above links to their Vator.tv pitches.
SDForum provides a venue for engineers, executives, researchers, technology leaders, and venture capitalists to exchange information on emerging technologies and best practices.
The contest is the latest in an ongoing series of competitions hosted by Vator.tv to help find promising young companies. To learn more, go to Vator's competition section.
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