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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: ShopSocially, Mountain View/London

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 26th 2010

Deal Radar, which has covered various aspects of the emerging area of social commerce, looks today at ShopSocially, a shopping recommendation engine and a site where friends can give and get shopping advice. It also has a social commerce platform that retailers can integrate into their own sites to harness the power of social recommendations. The aim is to turn purchases into conversations and social endorsement, driving significant ‘friend referred’ traffic back to the retailer’s site. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: OnTrack Imaging

Posted on Friday, Oct 22nd 2010

OnTrack Imaging, Inc is bringing a unique ultrasound technology from the industrial to the veterinary market, specifically to treat horses. The company’s through-transmission c-scan ultrasound camera takes clearer images of horses’ legs and allows for early stage soft-tissue evaluation. The aim is to protect horses by treating them earlier and preventing avoidable damage and to give veterinarians and trainers greater confidence in ultrasound imaging. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: CrowdEngineering, Pisa/Silicon Valley

Posted on Friday, Oct 15th 2010

CrowdEngineering is the developer of CrowdForce, a “business process crowdsourcing” SaaS platform, and of solutions to enable companies to crowdsource customer service, with expert customers supporting others. One of the major aims is to cut the amount of money companies spend on customer service. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Hireplug, India

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 13th 2010

Hireplug is a SaaS recruitment technology company whose products are designed to help companies to recruit talented candidates from employees’ social networks and boost employee referrals in the process. Hireplug has two components – hireplug.com and the Facebook app We Are Hiring. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: CionSystems ,Redmond, Washington

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 6th 2010

By guest author Ravi Bulusu

CionSystems offers identity management solutions that provide IT departments in organizations single, centralized federated identity management for the enterprise and different cloud solutions. The company focuses on three main areas: account management (provisioning and de-provisioning of enterprise accounts), managing multiple identities and keeping them in synch, and audit compliance and generation of required reports. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: InnovizeTech

Posted on Friday, Oct 1st 2010

By guest author Praveen Kumar

InnovizeTech is the creator of Sapience, a patent-pending software product to measure and analyze the effort and productivity of an enterprise. The product helps organizations that use computers to deliver their services and products by measuring the exact effort needed, improves estimates of effort needed for future products, and identifies areas of under- or overcapacity utilization. These benefits can be of use to IT services companies that have fixed price and time and materials–style contracts, software product firms, and also certain non-IT T&M based businesses. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Standing Cloud, Boulder, Colorado

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 29th 2010

Standing Cloud is an application deployment and management platform for the cloud and can be used to build websites and webapps. The platform is built in Java and is currently deployed on Rackspace and Amazon EC2 cloud servers. Further, the company offers more than sixty open-source applications that users may test-drive or install for permanent operation. It monitors and backs up applications and aims to offer seamless portability from one cloud service to another, ensuring that there is never any downtime by giving control back to the user. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: LOGOPremiums

Posted on Friday, Sep 24th 2010

By guest author Praveen Kumar

How much of a consumer’s decision to click on a URL is based on domain name? Domain name plays a big part, says Jeff Levine, and is testing his hypothesis through his company LOGOpremiums, a network of B2B e-catalogs that sells promotional items in which each e-catalog website uses a product-specific keyword domain name such as Logoteeshirts.com or Logocups.com. The company manufactures custom logo products and imports and distributes stock logo products. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: FreeLunched

Posted on Monday, Sep 20th 2010

By guest author Praveen Kumar

In a new flavor of the daily deals trend, FreeLunched works with retailers to offer promotional giveaways and allows users to post product reviews. While the original free lunch was just that – lunch, for those who bought a drink, in a custom thought to have begun in the saloons of New Orleans before the American Civil War – recent giveaways on FreeLunched included a portable PlayStation, Amazon gift cards, and a boxed DVD set of season six of the popular television series “Lost.” >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Hospitality Star

Posted on Thursday, Sep 16th 2010

By guest author Praveen Kumar

Hospitality Star offers end-to-end solutions based on a SaaS model for the hospitality industry (hotels, casinos, food and beverage, and educational institutes) in the areas of learning, knowledge management, procurement, and business process and reporting solutions. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Off The Quad

Posted on Thursday, Sep 9th 2010

In a new twist on the hyper-local and “daily deals” trends, Off The Quad combines a daily lifestyle, events, and entertainment e-newsletter accompanied by local specials for students at several U.S. universities. It has just launched in time for the fall semester. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Actifio

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 8th 2010

Actifio is a data management virtualization (DMV) software company that provides data protection, disaster recovery, and business continuity solutions to IT organizations for virtual and physical IT environments. Its products, which Actifio just launched a couple of weeks ago, are designed to make it easier for companies to copy, store, move, and restore data. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Tissuepro, Miami, FL

Posted on Friday, Sep 3rd 2010

By guest author Praveen Kumar

Tissuepro is a fledgling business founded by Miami-based Lenny Marcovitz, who has created a rapid tissue processing machine that he will sell along with the chemicals needed to run it. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Norton Scientific

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 31st 2010

By guest author Bhuvnesh Bhambhani

Norton Scientific Inc. (NSI) has developed a protein aggregation monitor (PAM) which is used in drug discovery research by crystallographers to learn more about proteins and how they crystallize and interact with other proteins or inhibitors. The monitor, called the NS4910, measures the efficiency of therapies targeted at treating a variety of common degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and screens samples prior to expensive structural analysis techniques such as X-ray crystallography and NMR spectroscopy. NSI’s aim is to make a product that cuts operating costs, speeds up analysis time, and is easy for researchers and lab technicians to use. >>>

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1Mby1M Incubation Radar 2010: Fabulousyarn

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 24th 2010

By guest author Praveen Kumar

Fabulousyarn is a Web retailer that deals in luxury yarn and knitting accessories. The company also sells through a brick-and-mortar shop in Tivoli, New York. Fabulousyarn has positioned itself as a niche site for high-quality yarns that caters to women passionate about knitting. The company evolved from a hand-knit sweater business called fabsweaters, which was started by Judy Schmitz in 2003. >>>

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