We’re Academia, and our mission is to accelerate the world’s research. We built an open platform of academic works freely accessible to anyone. We’re the largest academic network in the world with over 44 million users, 16 million papers—and we’re growing at 10% per month.Academics use Academia to share their research, track its impact, and follow the research of fellow academics. With over 36 million unique visitors a month, we’re building new ways to help connect researchers with each other and their readers.Academia is disrupting the 10 billion dollar academic publishing industry. In August 16 we closed a Series C round at a 2.5x higher valuation than… · More our previous round. We're building revenue with our rapidly growing premium product.
"The Creative Action Center of Online Organized Networks" The CACOON is a community building network that acts as an online community learning center. it is designed to empower social entrepreneurs, cultural creatives, local governments and Investors to collaborate in order to create and develop social impact enterprise and businesses in their local communities.CACOON takes notice of the innovations and creativity within the network and then promotes our members and their projects on our independent media network we call Showcase Networks.Our proprietary algorithm connects our members to the needed resources, information… · More and each other by matching entrepreneurs and communities to the resources they need to achieve their dreams; whether they be capitol, hard goods, personnel, or anything else they can imagine.With this innovative technology we will multiply data and resource exchanges that will create a new form of passive commerce on a global level.
Manifest is a product ads platform that helps retailers realize the potential of their catalogs by determining which products to promote across Facebook, Google and others. Customers have used Manifest to optimize over 14 million products in 4 billion ads and have generated over $70 million in ROI-positive revenue. Beyond retargeting, Manifest's Matching Engine helps retailers prospect for new customers as well as activate and re-engage existing customers by exposing them to products they have not yet discovered. Top retailers including Neiman Marcus, Gilt, One Kings Lane and LivingSocial use Manifest, which is backed by investment from First Round Capital,… · More Softtech VC, Cowboy Ventures, and others.
Jetlore was named a Gartner Cool Vendor for Retail in 2016. Led by Stanford data scientists and industry veterans, Jetlore delivers Content Individualization at Enterprise Scale. Jetlore's core technology empowers online and omni-channel retailers with the ability to create unique, individualized 1-1 experiences for each and every customer within email, web, and mobile experiences.Our Artificially Intelligent "machine learning to rank" technology builds user profiles by developing an understanding of each user's behavior and affinity for semantic attributes of products and content. We then leverage user profiles to populate and… · More surface the most relevant content for every individual customer, across any channel.
The reality is that most language students fail to reach their goals. We believe that if you could capture the data footprint of language acquisition, you could create personalized learning pathways for students, new types of study tools and also potentially evolve into an alternative to existing proficiency exams - all of which would increase a student's chance for success.There are 3 pillars to our product offering:The Tablet Textbook - the next generation of the textbook bringing the network into the classroom and importantly collecting study data events.The Open Academy - an LMS for teachers and schools to integrate the Tablet Textbook… · More into their classrooms.The Language Graph - a language-acquisition, event-tracking engine that powers intelligent features, such as spaced-repitition sequencing, a lesson-recommendation engine, etc.OpenLanguage sells subscriptions online, in app stores, to institutions and through a network of resellers (teachers & schools).
We’ve created a fun way for kids of all ages to learn about Hindu Gods and symbolic objects with our Bunch of Bhagwans app. It will provide hours of entertainment while teaching kids about Hindu culture through touch, sound, and gameplay.
Wild Card Fantasy Sports is a lineup of social network fantasy sports games which evolve the genre to appeal to the players of today. Easy enough to play that your mom will enjoy it but containing the depth that hardcore users demand.Wild Card Fantasy Baseball was released in April of 2011 and saw fantastic results considering it had a total ad/user acquisition spend of less than $200. Wild Card Fantasy Football is being published by 6Waves/LOLapps and was released in September.
Time and Money saved for both people and businessesOur Online Viral Marketing system will offer businesses and customers a way to know each other better and create deeper more meaningful relationshipsPotential customers will be able to experience a business fully before they visitThis VERY social-directory will also allow businesses to use our tools to spread themselves virallyThis gap in the market - constant connection, setting accurate expectations - needs a social-directory platform
All Media on Location (AMOL) is an Out of Home Advertising Network focused on the convenience store channel. Through its parent organization-United Food Group, Inc (UFG)-AMOL has access to 10,000 stores which utilize proprietary beverage dispensing equipment from UFG. Going forward, AMOL will incorporate wireless video screens within all new dispensing machines deployed, as well as place multiple wireless screens within each convenient store location. In June of 2011, AMOL will begin a 100 store test within regional and national chains alongside a Fortune 500 partner. The company currently has experienced management, industry partnerships and a solid established platform.
GoCollect allows you to archive anything... and once it's archived it can be bought, sold or traded using our collection management and marketplace tools. All items are grouped into "collections" and each collection lives in its own, centralized community. By separating items into collections, we can define advanced product attributes on a far more granular level and introduce new concepts in online commerce. Antiques & Collectibles are the perfect springboard for this technology due to the complexities that differ from one item to the next. GoCollect provides the tools, technology and resources to create a comprehensive collector community for just about… · More anything imaginable.
Flavor Wine Retail is new retail concept in San Francisco's Jackson Square that targets the largest segment of the wine market: people who enjoy wine but are not experts or aficionados. They find today's retail environment confusing, the labels, regions, varietals, language, and scores rarely helpful in identifying the wines they will like. Flavor offers a new schematic that makes it easy for people to find the wines taste good to them, and records those preferences so we know what our customers want. We use this to look for and stock higher margin offerings, and target our marketing so we pitch special deals to the people we know will want… · More them.Flavor will start as a wine shop with a wine lounge and web storefront. The Lounge serves to continually prospect new customers from the entire city where they become regular customers, buying primarily through our targeted special offers to them and our web storefront.