At this event, members of the DC Metro New Technology Meetup Group had their New Tech Show and Tell on November 20, 2008 at Sun Microsystems. Members of this group had the pleasure of listening to four individuals speak about their business solutions (Venture Capital, Online Marketing / SEO, Electronic Piracy, and Hardware Storage topics). If you are interested, you can view the speakers below.
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Sponsors: Applied Tactics Inc. and Sun Microsystems.
Jonathan Aberman (Managing Director of Amplifier Ventures and Amplifier Networks) - Amplifier Ventures is a seed and early stage venture capital fund that principally targets investments in technology companies in the Washington, DC region. Amplifier Networks provides online communities to help entrepreneurs start companies and growth their businesses. Jonathan reviewed the different aspects of bring ideas to market using VC funds. - http://www.amplifiernetwork.com
Alex Fakeri (CTO Mojo LLC) - Mojo specializes in deploying search engine and online marketing strategies for agencies. Mr. Fakeri was the Technical Director of Sales for Advertising.com (now owned by AOL) and is currently on the Technical Advisory Council for Keller Williams International. He reviewed online marketing and SEO strategies. - http://www.mojo.biz
Amir Khosrodad (President Cranium Softworks Inc.) - Cranium will discussed their Entitlement Management Solutions application. This application is for delivery of content and the protection of that intellectual property over the Internet (help prevent electronic content piracy). - http://www.craniumsoftworks.com/
Brian Ward (Sun Product Manager) - Forsythe presented an overview on Sun's evolutionary storage offering. The platform is code named Amber Road and promises to deliver both higher performance levels while helping clients realize significant cost savings compared to traditional platforms. This storage solution will especially resonate with clients looking to find ways to optimize their environments in the current economic climate. - http://www.forsythe.com/na/