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Adobe Systems, Inc.
Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information. For 25 years, the company's award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. From rich images in print, video, and film to dynamic digital content for a variety of media, the impact of Adobe solutions is evident across industries and felt by anyone who creates, views and interacts with information. With a reputation for excellence and 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.
Enterprise Ireland is the Government Agency responsible for driving leadership and growth for innovative Irish companies in international markets. Throughout the last decade, a surge of successful indigenous Web 2.0 companies has catapulted Ireland to global prominence as an innovation hub for technologies and applications that form the backbone of the internet economy. With a network of 13 domestic offices and 32 international locations, Enterprise Ireland is leading the effort to help world-class Irish Web 2.0 companies establish strong positions in global markets, thereby increasing regional and national prosperity.
IBM, an industry leader in providing Web 2.0 products for business, delivers the essential software, services and hardware elements needed to help companies of all sizes enable better business results. IBM delivers the next wave of business social networking with IBM Lotus Connections, IBM Lotus Quickr, and IBM Mashup Center.
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, Google, Intel, Amazon.com, eBay, Yahoo, Adobe, Microsoft, HP, Apple and Palm, to name just a few.
Juniper Networks, Inc. is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper offers a high-performance network infrastructure that creates a responsive and trusted environment for accelerating the deployment of services and applications over a single network. This fuels high-performance businesses.
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.
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minn., Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people in 93 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange, London Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.
Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO) is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo! is focused on powering its communities of users, advertisers, publishers, and developers by creating indispensable experiences built on trust. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit pressroom.yahoo.com.
Accenture helps entertainment, broadcast, publishing, printing and portal companies adapt to the realities of the digital evolution and capitalize on new opportunities to improve business performance. Its dedicated professionals provide media and entertainment companies with a distinctive combination of business and technology consulting, systems integration and outsourcing capabilities. Accenture has worked with 19 of the 20 largest media and entertainment companies in the world. With approximately 178,000 people in 49 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$19.70 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2007.
In today's tightening labor market, it is crucial for organizations to take a holistic approach in defining their workforce management process - or Employee Life Cycle. Leading companies engage CareerBuilder.com as a single resource for developing their talent supply chain. With continuous innovation in technology and a focus on the three main phases of the talent life cycle - attraction, engagement and retention - CareerBuilder.com effectively impacts a company's brand, candidate attraction, applicant management, on boarding, retention, and succession management.
iQuestions.com is the place to turn for practical answers to life's 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 You Can Trust™.
Searchme is a visual search engine that displays results as pictures of web pages, videos or images instead of links and text. To help you find relevant results faster, we have categorized the whole web and we suggest categories as you type the query. You can also create "visual bookmarks" and group pages together by dragging and dropping them into "stacks" which you can easily share with your friends, or display on your blog, MySpace or FaceBook pages. In short, we let you FIND things on the web, ORGANIZE them into STACKS and SHARE them with your friends.
The leader in Enterprise 2.0, Socialtext solves some of the most critical challenges facing businesses, enabling organizations to respond much faster to change and to more fully leverage the talent, experience and resources in the company, all the time. Socialtext's connected collaboration platform integrates these products: Socialtext Workspace, the first enterprise wiki. Socialtext People, delivering enterprise social networking. Socialtext Dashboard, which allows people to focus their attention on what matters most with their own personal, customizable widget-based home page. SocialCalc, the social spreadsheet for distributed teams. Over 4,000 businesses world-wide use Socialtext, including Epitaph Records, Symantec, and USA Today.
SourceForge is the leader in online collaboration and social media, connecting people and technologies globally. With deep roots in the open source community, SourceForge's sites-- Slashdot, SourceForge.net, and ThinkGeek-- enable more than 32M monthly unique visitors to communicate, create, and consume leading technology and information. With over a decade of experience creating, growing and supporting Web communities, from defining online news in the pre-blog era to serving as the largest online platform for sharing open source code, SourceForge has constantly pushed the envelope and made their name synonymous with online innovation.
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. From Silverlight to ASP.NET, Windows Server to Live Services, Microsoft is the only company with the full complement of technologies and solutions that can foster the next wave of innovation on the Internet. Get ahead of your competition and grow your business on the Web by delivering new user experiences and capabilities that your customers demand. See your vision unfold...with style.
MySpace, a unit of Fox Interactive Media Inc., is the premier lifestyle portal for connecting with friends, discovering popular culture, and making a positive impact on the world. MySpace has created a connected global community by integrating web profiles, blogs, instant messaging, e-mail, music streaming, music videos, photo galleries, classified listings, events, groups, college communities, and member forums. MySpace's international network includes more than 20 localized community sites in the United States, Brazil, Canada, Latin America, Mexico, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, India, Japan, and New Zealand. Fox Interactive Media is a division of News Corp.
Mohr Davidow Ventures
MDV has been a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm for 25 years. The firm funds and mentors entrepreneurs, scientists and young companies involved in redefining business, technology and medicine. MDV invests and helps build companies around three major themes: Driving the Digital World; Powering the Planet; and Personalizing Medicine. Category-leading companies funded by MDV include: Agile (ORCL); Brocade, Catilin; Energy Innovations; Genius.com; Gordon Murray Design; hi5; Medio; Nanosolar; ONI Systems (CIEN); OPX Biotechnologies; Pacific Biosciences; PBwiki; Proofpoint; Recurrent Energy; Revenue Science, Sabrix; Shutterfly; Visible Measures and ZeaChem. MDV has $2 billion dollars under management.
New Enterprise Associates
New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) is a leading global venture capital firm with approximately $8.5 billion in committed capital across multiple stages, sectors and geographies. NEA has invested in over 600 companies, of which more than 160 have gone public and more than 245 have been acquired. Founded in 1978, NEA has U.S. offices in Chevy Chase, Md.; Baltimore, Md.; and Menlo Park, Calif. New Enterprise Associates (India) Pvt. Ltd. has an office in Bangalore, India and New Enterprise Associates (Beijing) Ltd. has offices in Beijing and Shanghai, China.
Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm that works to create and foster opportunity for people around the world. Established in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife, Pam, Omidyar Network is based on their belief that every person has the potential to make a difference. Omidyar Network invests in, supports, and collaborates with its partners, helping them scale to maximize their social impact. Since its inception, Omidyar Network has committed more than $233 million to nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses in areas such as microfinance, social media, and small-to-medium enterprise.
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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