Dealmaker Media is offering readers $100 off the Under the Radar Social Media and Entertainment event on June 3rd in Mountain View, CA. Click here or on the image below to register with the discount.
Here's the conference description (I'm a judge, btw):
Under the Radar: Social
Media and Entertainment Mountain View , CA
June 3, 2008 | 8:00am – 6:00pm
Microsoft Campus |
If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em. No longer is big media trying to compete with the content companies that were stealing the show - instead, they're offering them a premium channel. From YouTube to Bebo and MySpace to Club Penguin, every media mogul, Hollywood tycoon and Silicon Valley innovator wants a piece of this pie. But even Toto knows we're not in
Under the Radar will uncover 32 startups in the entertainment and social media space that have launched within the year. Covering social networks, advertising, casual gaming, virtual worlds, measurement tools, video, commerce, publishing and more, Under the Radar is the only forum that empowers its audience to discover tomorrow’s leading tech companies.
33Across - Identifies
influential online users Hollywood Mobile Ireland
Animoto - Create personalized, professional-quality videos from images and music, offering a new alternative to traditional online photo slideshows
AudioMicro - Stock music and sound effects licensing platform
Aviary -Suite of web-based applications for people who create and a marketplace to sell that content
Dizzywood - A virtual world that allows kids to dress up 3D avatars, play games, explore worlds and meet new friends in a safe environment
Comedy.com - aggregated comedy entertainment site
CrowdSPRING - crowdsourcing of creative talent.
ffwd - Organized, multi-platform, video content delivered via a browser, with social network awareness, and predictive recommendations.
Jygy - mobile social networking
GumGum - A licensing and distribution platform for online content
Hollywood Interactive Group - A mass casual mmo based on reality TV concepts and
Jacked - Browser-based “second screen” for TV viewers, which provides synchronized content and a real-time interactive experience that complements what they’re watching on TV
Keibi - moderation and classification of user generated content (UGC)
Kosmix - Categorization engine that crawls billions of Web pages in a unique manner to create algo-generated home pages
Loomia - Social recommendations bridging established social networking sites with media websites
Mochi Media - Provides independent game developers with analytics, distribution, tools and monetization while providing advertisers with turnkey opportunities to reach the one in three Internet users who play online games.
MovieSet - Platform that brings behind-the-scenes filmmaking online, giving fans authentic access through its proprietary toolkit for Producers.
Mytopia -Social gaming community for Web,
Overlay.tv - video commerce platform that overlays contextual information directly onto online video content
PlayCafe - Online game show network
PutPlace - Media storage all the way from
Sometrics - Social Analytics and Social Ad Platform
uiActive - Take all your contacts from your social networks with you — on your phone!
Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor, Wall Street Journal/All things D
Charlene Li, Senior Analst, Forrester Research
Dave McClure, Startup Advisor & Angel Investor, 500 Hats
Lewis Henderson, SVP, William Morris Agency
Amin Zoufonoun, Corporate Development, Google
Scott Sangster, Director of Strategic Planning and Development, Walt Disney Internet Group
Jason Oberfest, VP of Business
Development, MySpace Chad
Rob Hayes, Partner, First Round Capital
Robert Scoble, Editor, Scobleizer
Rick Bolander, Partner, Gabriel Venture Partners
Vineet Buch, Partner, BlueRun Venures