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Paige Finkelman
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E2 Boston Launch Pad Submissions Now Open!

There's a lot of vendors and noise in the Enterprise 2.0 market - in an effort to pay tribute to the folks that are making strides, innovating and solving business problems creatively, the Launch Pad program provides an opportunity and platform for companies to toot their E2.0 horns and get some well deserved recognition.carlinThe competition invites all companies and developers, large and small, to enter their application. There is no fee for entry, nor do do you need to be an exhibitor at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference (although if you are, that's cool too). The bar for entry is set very low - simply Tweet to #e2conf-lp and tell us in 140 characters or less why you are 'Launch Pad worthy.What makes a candidate Launch Pad worthy? Bottom line: You must have something shiny, new and relevant to show off to the market. This could be anything from (ideally) a new product launch, a significant partnership, new integration features or points, a new version - anything worth shouting about.By way of example, here's a quick list of the types of entries we're looking for:Entries should target the Enterprise 2.0 market. Examples of software include (but are not limited to) the following types of applications (a tip o'' the hat toWikipedia for this list):

How the voting works. You have untilApril 19th to complete your Twitter pitch - we'll close submissions at the end of the day.Upon Tweeting your entry to #e2conf-lp, the Launch Pad Jury will make note of your entry. Our Jury will then vote to whittle down the Twitter submissions to 8.Those 8 will then be invited to create a 3 minute video demo their product. You, the Enterprise 2.0 community, will then have your chance to cast your vote and push your favorite vid into the Final Four. The Final Four will be lavished with PR opportunities - and best of all - will give a 5 minute demo live on the keynote stage at Enterprise 2.0, June 16, 2010 in Boston, MA.The audience at Enterprise 2.0 will vote and select their favorite from the four live demos via Mozes, and we will crown our Enterprise 2.0 Boston 2010 Launch Pad Winner.For a full list of rules and key dates, please read on here.But first things first - start Tweeting to #e2conf-lp. Best of luck to the entrants - we're looking forward to your submission!

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