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Partnering with Technology Review gives you access to the senior-level executives and rising trendsetters who attend EmTech to learn firsthand about vital technological developments and to meet with leading-edge organizations driving the newest technologies.
All EmTech sponsors receive space in the Emerging Technologies Showcase, an exhibit area where attendees may view and learn about new technologies during the conference. This showcase includes prototypes, models, and interactive experiences designed to spotlight next-generation technologies.
We offer three basic levels of sponsorship, each designed to maximize your marketing budget while helping you to exceed your goals: Premier Sponsor, Innovation Partner and Showcase Exhibitor.
Interested in sponsoring? Please contact Amy Lammers at 617-475-8077 or click here to email.
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprises, and governments worldwide to deliver voice, data, and video communication services to end users. As a leader in fixed, mobile, and converged broadband networking and IP technologies, applications, and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivaled technical and scientific expertise of one of the largest innovation powerhouses in the communications industry: Bell Labs. Thanks to a unique culture of inspiration and reasoned risk-taking, Bell Labs and its Alcatel-Lucent Ventures organization produce best-in-class inventions, technologies, and solutions that not only meet customers' business-critical needs today but also change the ways people will communicate tomorrow.
“Bluehouse” is the code name for a future IBM software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering—an innovative and intuitive set of cloud-enabled collaborative business services designed to help users work together quickly and easily beyond the boundaries of their organization. Bluehouse energizes today’s meeting
experience by simplifying collaboration before, during, and after any online business meeting. In order
to extend the productivity of a Web conference, it integrates powerful collaboration tools, including
file sharing, contact management, and surveys. Bluehouse also enables today’s businesses to grow and
nurture a business network of partners and customers in a single hosted environment. It makes it fast
and easy to get the right people and information together to make decisions and do business online
and outside the firewall.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation focuses on advancing entrepreneurship and youth education in math, science, and technology. The foundation works nationwide to catalyze an entrepreneurial society in which job creation, innovation, and the economy flourish. Recognizing that innovation fuels entrepreneurial enterprise, it supports initiatives that advance innovation from universities into the commercial market. This includes identifying critical research opportunities, defining and codifying alternative pathways, and identifying new models to foster innovation. The Kauffman Foundation was established in the mid-1960s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. For more information, visit www.kauffman.org.
nTAG measures, automates , and improves all aspects of meetings and events, on-site and in real time. With nTAG, attendees effectively connect with relevant contacts during networking activities. Speaking and education sessions are more engaging and memorable with nTAG's real-time audience response capabilities. Automated lead capture provides better lead qualification. nTAG's event organizer dashboard monitors key event activities and allows the organizer to quickly and automatically communicate with all participants. Unprecedented levels of information provide a comprehensive view into the entire event — networking activity, session attendance and satisfaction, and exhibition - area activity — to measure event objectives and ROI in real time.
EmTech08 VC Sponsor
Partnering with Extraordinary People, Building Great Companies
CMEA is a $1 billion venture capital firm that invests in both early and late stage ventures, focusing on life sciences, high technology, and energy & materials investments. CMEA believes that the most successful venture backed companies are science focused with experienced teams intent on winning. CMEA has a strong network of corporate, investment, and entrepreneurial relationships that it leverages on behalf of its portfolio companies. The firm's partners and associates have extensive science, engineering, and operational backgrounds that particularly suit CMEA's focus on technology and teams --- an effective differentiator for entrepreneurs and venture investment partners who dare to change the world, one great company at a time.
2008 Showcase Exhibitors
The Boosting Talent program helps entrepreneurs create tech ventures in France with world-class clusters and leading companies. We act as a one-stop shop to help projects start very fast, with an extensive network of mentors and experts in market access, R&D, IP, legal issues, etc. Benefit from new tax incentives and funding opportunities for your R&D in life sciences, cleantech, and software.
Amazon Web Services
Built upon the same world-class technology that powers Amazon.com, Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides developers with a reliable, easy-to-scale, low-cost computing platform “in the cloud.” Companies of all sizes, from all around the globe, use AWS to build websites, store data, run simulations, and more. http://aws.amazon.com
Auguri, a global research and innovation firm, has resolved the challenges in quantity (amount of results) and quality (relevance of results) that face traditional search and decision technologies. Employing optimization theory and trading off search criteria yields an engine that mimics the way humans think. Moreover, inferring user preferences by reverse-engineering queries opens up a world of possibilities.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Buchanan's Emerging Technology Group has worked with business and scientific leaders in emerging technology since the early 1990s, including handling Dr. Sumio Iijima's first carbon nanotube U.S. patent. Since then, we have counseled many emerging technology-based companies and developed and implemented comprehensive Intellectual Property strategies centered on some of the field's fundamental building blocks.
Calais is a Thomson Reuters initiative that supports the interoperability of content and the company's mission to deliver pervasive, intelligent information. The Calais Web service enables publishers, site owners, and content consumers to automatically metatag the people, places, facts, and events in content. The open Calais API and developer community is at www.OpenCalais.com. Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Office of Business Development
MOBD is the sales team and the customer service arm for business development for the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts. MOBD leads and coordinates the Business Resource Team (BRT), which provides a single
point of contact for businesses looking to create and retain jobs in Massachusetts. MOBD works with
companies and municipalities to help them take advantage of available economic incentive programs.
Evenhere has developed a unique interactive television/online video shopping platform. Product references are synchronized with the footage, so a viewer is able to easily expose product placements and then select, purchase, or bookmark any one of them. The platform also includes administration tools enabling retailers, manufacturers, and TV studios to manage the entire product-placement life cycle.
Invest Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland has a successful knowledge based economy driven by expertise in software development, telecoms and connected health. Invest Northern Ireland works with high tech US enterprises and provides support to locate in this highly skilled, low cost and culturally compatible region. Find out more at www.investni.com.
We’re the rebels and mavericks behind transformational ideas and technologies that impact not only the full range of Microsoft products, but the future of computing. In corporate research and development, innovation is our social currency. We’re exploring the far reaches of computer science to tackle some of the world’s most captivating challenges.
PEP offers a range of continuing and custom education programs that meet the individual needs of science, engineering, and technical professionals throughout their careers. Whether through semester-long MIT courses or summer short course only a few days long, PEP helps professionals stay up-to-date with the latest advances, knowledge, and technologies. Explore the opportunities at mitpep.mit.edu.
MIT Sloan Executive Education
At the MIT Sloan School of Management, our executive programs combine innovation and entrepreneurship with strategic thinking and global leadership, providing senior executives and high-potential managers with the tools and frameworks to create and lead successful organizations. Visit http://mitsloan.mit.edu/tr for more information.
OpenMetrik develops and markets a new class of enterprise software called “metrics-driven management control systems,” representing the convergence of business intelligence, performance measurement, and business process integration. OpenMetrik is a single, wired, and instrumented enterprise that establishes real-time visibility and accountability. It allows CIO, CTO, CFO, and R&D leaders to achieve execution excellence without the hassles of disjointed, redundant software implementation and manual methods.
Ribbit is an open platform for communication and an emerging innovator shaping the global voice platform. With an API that allows drag-and-drop development of Web, social, and SaaS applications, Ribbit “componentizes” telephony functions for use by our developer community. Ribbit’s recent acquisition by BT supports our international reach. www.ribbit.com
Social Technologies is a global research and consulting firm specializing in the integration of foresight, strategy, and innovation. With offices in Washington, DC, London, and Shanghai, Social Technologies serves the world's leading companies, government agencies, and nonprofits. A holistic, long-term perspective combined with actionable business solutions helps clients mitigate risk, make the most of opportunities, and enrich decision-making.
Veodia's high quality, agile, easy-to-use video technology enables people and organizations to communicate more effectively. Veodia provides the best of both worlds: individuals are broadcasting in three simple steps, while organizations can rely on a secure, scalable, end-to-end solution and easily integrate Veodia into their existing environments. Visit www.veodia.com.
MIT Enterprise Forum
The MIT Enterprise Forum builds connections to technology entrepreneurs and to the communities in which they reside, producing educational programs about entrepreneurship through a network of 24 chapters worldwide. Anyone interested in or involved with technology entrepreneurship is welcome to participate in the Enterprise Forum community.
Established in 1996, MITX —the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange - is the leading industry and professional organization where technology, marketing and digital media intersect. Reaching more than 7,000 professionals in New England, MITX is a growing community of thought leaders, collaborators, and individuals in search of insight, education and opportunity. www.mitx.org
MIT Innovation Alley
Covalent Solar is seeking to develop, commercialize, and manufacture organic solar concentrators. Invented at MIT, these trackerless thin-film photovoltaic modules improve power conversion efficiency by up to 30 percent over the industry average, substantially reducing the cost of solar power and hastening the onset of unsubsidized solar electricity competitive with the grid.
Ignite provides on-demand customer analysis software that goes way beyond traditional business intelligence tools. Ignite uses complex predictive models to squeeze the truth out of your data and then gives that information back to you in a simple format. Ignite is recommended for marketing departments who want to understand customer behavior and master targeted email. www.igniteanalytics.com
IntAct is integrating innovations in microbiology, electronics, materials science, and business strategy to bring a new generation of clean energy technologies to market. IntAct has recently invented and developed a novel microbial fuel-cell system capable of treating organic waste while generating carbon-neutral electricity. Development and commercialization are funded by NASA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. http://www.intactlabs.com
Promethean Power Systems is developing a solar-powered refrigeration system for commercial cold-storage applications in off-grid and partially electrified areas of developing countries. Our revolutionary refrigeration technology will enable food suppliers to store and preserve perishable food items—such as milk, fruits, and vegetables—without the need for expensive diesel-powered generators. www.promethean-power.com
Scripped is an online screenplay services company that helps writers produce better scripts. With thousands of people already writing scripts directly through our browser-based application, we will become a hub for screenplay editing and video production. www.scripped.com