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					Recent Social Networking
  Web Startup Trends
      Presentation by
      Claude Penland
     Social Networking Startups
         That We’ll Cover
• Traditional              •   Career networking
• Student-specific         •   Goal-oriented
• Unique                   •   Add-ons
  situations/business      •   For the kiddies
• Hobbyists                •   Wrap-up
• Sites that use already
  existing info
       Traditional Networking
• 1stFriday for African-Americans
• Doximity for Medicine
• Splore looks at location and interest
• for more intimate networking
• Fabulis is a gay social network
• CompanionTree for platonic friendships
         Traditional, continued
•   MeetYourFriends
•   EpicMix for skiing
•   Ping (Apple) - music
•   Diaspora
•   Commuters
          Student Networking
• Sites that blend hanging out with studying
• Talk about your grades at CampusBuddy
• Share notes at NoteUtopia
• Students Circle Network
         Networking for Unique
         Businesses or Situations
•   Protect inventions/ideas myHeureka
•   When tweet? SocialFlow knows
•   Blurts is a Twitter for sound
•   FlightCrowd networking in the air
•   Brag about stuff on
•   Create mobile communities at Motribe
•   Group buying at TeamSave
•   Game aggregation at Heyzap
•   Yammer & Jive, business networking
     Networking for hobbyists
• Dig guns? GunUp
• Punt Club for betting
• Betable to share your bets
• Political junkie? Jolitics
• SocialPicks for stocks
• Cyclists
          Hobbyists, continued
•   Nintendo Wii
•   Television
• music
•   Burstn iPhone photos
               Networking that
              Uses Existing Info
• Creating profiles of users based on social data: Gravity
• CafeBots works on your behalf
• Connexity ad server
• Like/Dislike stuff at SocialSmack
• Manage multiple networks with Seesmic
• Kontagent social analytics
    Use Existing Info, continued
• SearchRidge social data mining
• Five by Bueda data mining
• Flipboard online magazines
• Memolane records your social networking data
  stream for playback later
           Career Networking
• BraveNewTalent is a Facebook app
• RockYourBlock, Facebook app
• Identified
• ConnectedInsiders finds the influencers inside
• Jibe
           Networks to help you
           perform tasks better
•   HeyStaks browser add-on
•   MyLifeList
•   Shizzlr social planning
• social planning
•   Traxier social planning
•   Poig social planning
•   Roadify helps you drive better
•   myBantu personal assistant
• Ning application
• DeusM creates communities
• MedNetworks creates networks for doctors
  and patients
• ShopIgniter creates stores in social
    Networking for the kiddies
• Mixels
• Scuttlepad
• Togetherville
• Social networking could grow 1000% to 2500% by 2016
• …or it could be a bubble
• Next big thing a few months ago was searching what your
  friends like
• Gamification is intersecting with social networking to
  affect how we’ll use the web
• Read more at and
• Thank you!

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