Wine commerce for amateur vintners
Food & beverage
Urban winery Crushpad, which we featured 2 years ago, expanded its offerings to include resources for those who want to capitalize on their winemaking experience by launching their own brand.
Fighting music piracy with free love
Entertainment, Media & Publishing
Backed by Peter Gabriel, British We7 is offering consumers free songs tagged with 10-second advertisements, which are played before the music track starts. After 4 weeks, the ads are removed.
Dialogue t-shirts that text back
Mobile & telecom, Fashion & beauty
T-shirts have long been conversation starters. Reactee takes the interaction to the next level by harnessing the power of SMS, creating t-shirts that "text back" a message written by their wearer.
Tryvertising in a tube
Fashion, beauty, Marketing & advertising
Subscribers to Brand New You Tube and NewBeauty's TestTube receive a tube full of samples of beauty products, and reply with valuable feedback for cosmetics brands.
Tech support for minipreneurs
People who work for large corporations rely on company tech support to get them through computer snafus and service issues. Now Support.com is bringing the same large-scale tech support to SMBs.
Family to family aid
Non-profit, social cause
Donating money or non-perishables to food banks, while philanthropic, can feel a bit detached. Family-to-Family, a non-profit hunger relief program is looking to change that by making charity personal.
Dinner with a side of limelight
Entertainment, Food & beverage
"Eat, drink and be famous" is the motto at Spotlight Live, a new restaurant in New York's Time Square that's serving up whimsical American cuisine and American Idol style entertainment.