Session

Web 2.0 for Small Business, or Running Fast & Light at Starbucks with a Browser and Some Java

Rafe Needleman, CNet
Satish Dharmaraj, Founder and CEO, Zimbra
Ismael Ghalimi, CEO, Intalio
Kevin Hale, Co-Founder, Infinity Box Inc.
Om Malik, Founder and Executive Editor, GigaOM
Rajen Sheth, Enterprise Product Manager, Google, Inc.

Track: Strategy and Business Models
Date: Tuesday, April 17
Time: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 2009

Millions of small businesses operate out of corner coffee shops using just a notebook and wireless access (and a LOT of espresso). How are new Web 2.0 applications and services making it better (or worse) for small business owners to operate online? Has the browser really become the operating system? And where can I find a good $2 espresso? These and other burning Web 2.0 questions will be answered by our esteemed panel of wireless web warriors.

SPONSORS

Diamond Sponsor

  • Etelos

Platinum Sponsors

  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • AOL
  • Coghead
  • Cognizant
  • WebEx

Gold Sponsors

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Ask
  • Cambrian House
  • Citrix Systems
  • Curl
  • eBay
  • Fast Search
  • Google
  • Hinchcliffe & Company
  • IBM
  • Impetus
  • Intel
  • Nokia Nseries
  • PayPal
  • Vidoop
  • Web2corp
  • Yahoo!

Silver Sponsors

  • Coradiant
  • Dapper
  • Denodo
  • effective UI
  • Egnyte
  • eSnips
  • Fatdoor
  • Fotango
  • JackBe
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kapow Technologies
  • Layered Technologies, Inc.
  • LongJump
  • Microsoft
  • MindTouch
  • n software
  • Octopz
  • OrangeHRM
  • Radialpoint
  • Reply
  • Salesforce.com
  • Socialtext
  • Sonnenschein Venture Technology Group
  • StrikeIron
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Tellme
  • ThinkFree
  • Venyo
  • ZCubes
  • Zoho

Launch Pad Sponsors

  • O'Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures
  • Startup Capital

Media Partners

  • ACM Queue
  • Blogher
  • Business Management
  • Dr. Dobb's Journal
  • Entrepreneur
  • Fast Company
  • Federated Media
  • Information Week
  • InfoWorld
  • ITtoolbox
  • MSDN
  • Network Computing
  • Nikkei Net
  • Online Publishers Association
  • Red Herring
  • Revenue Magazine
  • Technology Review
  • TechWeb Network
  • Topix.net
  • Wall Street & Technology
  • Webware
  • Wired Magazine

CONTACTS

Sponsors & Exhibitors
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Press and Media
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