Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. The Yahoo! Developer Network offers Web Services and APIs that make it easy for developers to build applications and mashups that integrate data sources in new ways, making the web a more useful and fun place for everyone. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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With more than 56 million members worldwide, Friendster is a leading global online social network. Friendster focuses on helping people stay in touch and discover new people and things important to them. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Friendster is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Benchmark Capital, and DAG Ventures.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
Santa Barbara-based introNetworks is the creator of the smart social network platform that helps people identify, and then make meaningful connections to who and what matters to them in their work and interests. Since 2003 the company has successfully deployed over 200 introNetwork Systems across a growing customer base of companies large and small.
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RockYou is a leading provider of applications and widgets on the web. RockYou widgets include photo slideshows, glitter text, customized Facebook applications and voicemail accessories that are simple to use and enable people to frequently refresh their online style. Founded in 2006, RockYou has over 90 million users, serving over 200 million widget views per day in more than 200 countries.
A wholly owned subsidiary of AOL, Userplane is the premier provider of communication software for online communities. The company's hosted applications add core, must-have features to thriving websites. The apps are robust yet lightweight, cross-platform with no user installation, and customizable for a site's specific needs. Deployed internationally on sites ranging from online dating to social networks and blogs, Userplane reaches millions of users in more than twenty countries.
Founded in 1970, Charles River Ventures is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful early-stage venture capital firms with approximately $2.1 billion under management. CRV is dedicated to helping exceptional entrepreneurs turn their ideas into the next category leaders in high growth technology and media sectors. Over the past 10 years, CRV funds have been ranked among the industry’s top performers. CRV has offices in Boston, MA and Menlo Park, CA. For more information, visit www.crv.com.
Founded in February 2004, Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. The company develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph, the digital mapping of people's real-world social connections. Anyone can sign up for Facebook and interact with the people they know in a trusted environment. Facebook is a part of millions of people’s lives and half of the users return daily. Facebook is a privately-held company and is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.
SocialMedia Networks fuses together three core features–management, marketing and monetization–into a comprehensive package that advertisers and developers can use to grow awareness, and grow their applications on social platforms. We reward developers for their ingenuity and unlock social networking audiences for advertisers.