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Foursquare
Evan Cohen, Harry Heymann, Dennis Crowley, Naveen Selvadurai
What It Does: Location-based social networking
Launched: 2009
Business Model: Partnerships with established brands; local-business advertising

Photo: Jake Chessum

Milewise
Sanjay Kothari, Vinay Pulim
What It Does: Personalized travel facilitator
Launches: Summer 2010 (currently invite-only)
Business Model: Referral fees

Photo: Jake Chessum

Boxee
Avner Ronen, Idan Cohen, Zach Klein
What It Does: Web video on TV
Launched: 2007
Business Model: Premium content

Photo: Jake Chessum

Art.sy
Caroline Lau, Chrissie Oken, Carter Cleveland, See-ming Lee
What It Does: Online service for art galleries and collectors
Launches: 2010
Business Model: Referral fees

Photo: Jake Chessum

Tumblr
David Karp, Jacob Bijani, Peter Vidani
What It Does: Blogging meets social networking
Launched: 2007
Business Model: Premium features

Photo: Jake Chessum

Aviary
Avi Muchnick, Israel Derdik, Michael Galpert
What It Does: Free web-based editing tools
Launched: 2008
Business Model: Premium features

Photo: Jake Chessum

Venmo
Andrew Kortina, Iqram Magdon-Ismail
What It Does: Mobile payment system
Launched: 2010 (invite-only)
Business Model: Takes a percentage of sales from commercial vendors

Photo: Jake Chessum

Blip.tv
Jared Klett, Mike Hudack, Charles Hope, Justin Day, Dina Kaplan
What It Does: Distributing web TV shows
Launched: 2005
Business Model: Advertising (revenue shared with show producers)

Photo: Jake Chessum

Hot Potato
Jeremy Schoenherr, Lincoln Hochberg, Justin Shaffer, Saadiq Rodgers-King, Jace Cooke
What It Does: Mobile socializing around live events
Launched: 2010
Business Model: Premium features; partnerships

Photo: Jake Chessum

Instinctiv
Justin Smithline, Aniq Rahman
What It Does: The smarter iTunes
Launched: 2010
Business Model: Premium features, referral fees from concert-ticket purchases, and third-party licensing

Photo: Jake Chessum

Drop.io
Jacob Robbins, Steve Greenwood, Sam Lessin
What It Does: Online content-sharing
Launched: 2007
Business Model: Premium features; custom apps; API access

Photo: Jake Chessum

Hunch
Chris Dixon, Caterina Fake
What It Does: Recommendation tool that adapts to users’ preferences
Launched: 2009
Business Model: Referral fees

Photo: Jake Chessum

Speakertext
Matt Mireles
What It Does: Text-based user interface to control video
Launched: 2010
Business Model: Premium publisher services

Photo: Jake Chessum

Anyclip
Nate Westheimer, Aaron Cohen
What It Does: Search engine for movie clips
Launched: 2010
Business Model: Advertising; licensing data and search technology

Photo: Jake Chessum

Meetup
Teresa Wall, Keith Corwin, Qing Shou, WIll Carlough, Scott Heiferman
What It Does: Online network of offline local groups
Launched: 2002
Business Model: Service fees

Photo: Jake Chessum

Go Try It On
Marissa Evans
What It Does: Upload photos and get real-time fashion advice
Launched: 2010
Business Model: Sponsorships; affiliate revenues

Photo: Jake Chessum

Kickstarter
Perry Chen, Charles Adler, Yancey Strickler
What It Does: Funding for creative projects
Launched: 2009
Business Model: Takes 5 percent of money raised

Photo: Jake Chessum

Yipit
Vinicius Vacanti, James Moran
What It Does: Local daily deal recommendations based on users’ tastes
Launched: 2010
Business Model: Referral fees

Photo: Jake Chessum

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

Anthony Delgado (left) Palmetto Street and Central Avenue, Bushwick. Shortly after midnight on April 29, 2007, 13-year-old Delgado borrowed a bike to head home from his friend’s baptism party. As he crossed the intersection, he was struck by an SUV.

Carolina Hernandez 57th Avenue and Junction Boulevard, Elmhurst. On August 16, 2007, Hernandez was riding to a mall when she was struck and killed by a Chevy truck. The driver pled guilty to driving with a suspended license.

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The Beefcake in the Backcourt
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The Beefcake in the Backcourt
Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.
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