Friday, September 15, 2006

Web 2.0 winners and losers

Yesterday we came across to yet another blog list ranking and speculating with dozen of next net companies and projects where TechCrunch's Arrington shares his winners and losers in the web-2.0 sphere. While we find it interesting enough to read, we do not completely agree with the status of some of the companies listed and find as well some extremely innovative and popular web 2.0 companies being left out from the list… We are not going to publish the omitted web 2.0 names to avoid bad publicity for them, so here just goes the list of the winners and losers, according Mr. Mike Arrington.

Winners (got acquired):

Writely,
del.icio.us,
Userplane,
Flickr,
Weblogs, Inc.,
Myspace,
Bloglines,
Truveo,
Grouper,
Skype,
Newroo

Very good bets:

Digg,
Facebook,
YouTube,
Photobucket,
Zoho,
Stumble Upon,
Popsugar,
PlentyofFish,
Netvibes.

Ones to watch:

Jobster,
Riya,
Zillow,
Flock,
Sharpcast,
Rocketboom,
1-800-FREE411,
oDesk,
Second Life,
WordPress

What were they thinking?

Inform,
Gather,
PubSub,
Browzor,
Jigsaw,
Squidoo

“These are not necessarily loser companies, but I am not proud that they exist” Mike says in the ZDnet’s blog

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