At Demo Spring, start-ups sow seeds (roundup)

The confab gives young companies six minutes to make their spiel. In a landscape brimming with such shows, is Demo still worth the admission fee?

The confab gives young companies six minutes to make their spiel. In a landscape brimming with such shows, is Demo still worth the admission fee?

<b>At Demo Spring, a 'social' tsunami</b>

At this week's tech showcase, products, services, and apps built around connecting people are dominating at perhaps an unprecedented level.
(Posted in Geek Gestalt by Daniel Terdiman)
March 2, 2011 4:00 AM PST

<b>With Marginize, the conversation comes to Web pages</b>

At Demo Spring, the Cambridge, Mass., company shows off a publisher widget that allows site owners to embed its tool directly into their Web pages.
(Posted in Geek Gestalt by Daniel Terdiman)
March 1, 2011 2:18 PM PST

<b>Virtual dressing rooms promise big sales</b>

Swivel, from FaceCake Marketing Technologies, and Webcam Social Shopper, from Zugara, are latest to offer online clothing retailers ways for customers to "try on" clothing from their own homes.
(Posted in Geek Gestalt by Daniel Terdiman)
February 28, 2011 2:34 p.m. PT

<b>FlyRuby aims to make booking a private jet easier</b>

Presenting at the Demo Spring conference, start-up says it has found a way to cut down on the inefficiencies in the jet charter business. Think an Expedia for private jets.
(Posted in Geek Gestalt by Daniel Terdiman)
February 28, 2011 10:53 a.m. PT

<b>Rob Glaser's SocialEyes: Facebook-connected videophone</b>

Glaser's latest venture is a videoconferencing company with an interesting, new social dynamic.
(Posted in Rafe's Radar by Rafe Needleman)
February 28, 2011 6:00 a.m. PT

<b>Demo confab holds its own against upstart rivals</b>

As Demo Spring 2011 kicks off today, the old stalwart of the start-up conference circuit looks as strong as ever. But with new efforts from Michael Arrington and Jason Calacanis elbowing in, can Demo survive?
(Posted in Geek Gestalt by Daniel Terdiman)
February 28, 2011 4:00 a.m. PT

<b>Stream your own video content to iPads with JetStream HD</b>

With its hardware appliance, the start-up, which is at Demo Spring this week, hopes to make it easy to stream all kinds of media content from your own home computer or media server to an iPad or other mobile device.
(Posted in Geek Gestalt by Daniel Terdiman)
February 27, 2011 9:01 p.m. PT

<b>Primadesk offers personal control over your cloud</b>

The new service, which is launching at Demo Spring this week, aims to give users the ability to control all kinds of files, documents, photos, and more from a wide variety of Web-based applications.
(Posted in Geek Gestalt by Daniel Terdiman)
February 27, 2011 9:01 p.m. PT
 

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