DEMO Mobile 2013: 10 Innovative New Companies Take a Bow
The DEMO series of conferences are the granddaddies of IT startup showcases. They are among the most respected of such events and are now well into their second decade. This year the DEMO Mobile 2013 event in San Francisco focused largely on health care, personal work assistants, and workflow-based software and hardware providers. Why? Because these types of applications are all in high demand by enterprises, professionals and individual users. One thing most of the companies had in common is that their applications are cloud-based and can be deployed on virtually any device. They involve video, workflow and many other important features. DEMO Innovation is coming up in June, followed by DEMO Brazil and DEMO China later this year. Many companies that previously launched products at a DEMO conference have become pretty well-known, including Salesforce.com, VMware, Sun Microsystems Java, TiVO, E-Trade, Webex, Autonomy, Picasa, LiveVault, Fusion-io and Good Technology. Here is a list of 10 interesting companies that debuted at DEMO Mobile 2013 in San Francisco on April 17.