We are pleased to announce the start-ups that have been selected to participate in the 2012 SemTechBiz “Top Semantic Start-Up” competition. These companies will give demonstrations/pitches before a panel of expert judges at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference June 3-7.

Judges

Photo of Phil Aucutt Photo of Michael Dunn, CTO, Hearst Interactive Photo of Jim Hendler, Professor, RPI Photo of Mark Johnson, CEO Zite Photo of Chris Shipley, CEO Guidewire Group

Our panel of judges includes (Left to Right): Phil Aucutt, CEO, TeamPatent; Mike Dunn, CTO, Hearst Interactive; James Hendler, Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Mark Johnson, CEO, Zite; Chris Shipley, CEO, Guidewire Group (former Executive Director, DEMO Conference)

The Envelope Please!

The companies, presentations, and speakers for the start-up competition are…

“Using 6Builder For Content Based Marketing Automation On Twitter”
George Ludwig, CEO, 6Builder.com

“Presenting ‘BigData.ProjectWare’”
Sesh Raj, President, DSAPPS INC

“BrainSpace: The Dawn of the The Post-Search Era”
Dave Copps, CEO, PureDiscovery Corporation

“Callimachus Enterprise: Web-scale Data Integration”
David Wood, CTO, 3 Round Stones Inc

“DishTip – What To Eat and Where”
David Schorr, Founder, DishTip

“FlatWorld: Your ‘Glu’ in the Global, Digital Economy”
Michael McDonald, President and CTO, KimmiC
Kim McDonald, Exec. V.P., Flat World Navigator, KimmiC

“Solving the Problem of Engineering Data Complexity”
Oleg Shilovitsky, Co-founder and CEO, INFORBIX

“Enterprise Linked Data Clouds: a third dimension in data integration”
Giovanni Tummarello, CEO, SindiceTech

“seevl.net : YouTube music, one level up”
Alexandre Passant, CEO, seevl

“Vital.AI Presents Thrive.AI, an Personal eCommerce Agent”
Marc Hadfield, CTO, Vital AI

“Ultrawrap by Capsenta: semantically enabling your relational database assets”
Juan Sequeda, Founder, Capsenta

“Saplo Predictive Text Analytics”
Mattias Tyrberg, Founder & CEO, Saplo

Join the fun at SemTechBiz in San Francisco as one of these start-ups emerges as the “Top Semantic Start-Up” for 2012!