Our Sponsors

The SNIA is a not–for–profit global organization, made up of some 400 member companies spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA–s mission is to lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information. To this end, the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education, and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market.

The Startup America Partnership is based on a simple premise: young companies that grow create jobs. As a core American value, entrepreneurship is critical to the country’s long term success and it’s time to step up our game.

We have three main goals:
1. Provide valuable resources and connections to help young companies grow
2. Support regional startup ecosystems throughout the country
3. Recognize startups as the drivers of our economy and their founders as American heroes

At Wazoku, we’re all about great ideas. Our core product, Idea Spotlight, is a web-based idea management tool that helps businesses of all sizes to uncover, filter and prioritise the best ideas. Because inspiration can come from anywhere, Idea Spotlight enables everyone within a business create, share and evaluate ideas with an equal voice.

The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders.

Launchpad Europe is a London-based market accelerator providing ICT companies in cloud, storage, security, mobile, virtualization and wireless a presence in the UK and Europe. With thousands of end users and resellers, we can scale sales rapidly and profitably.


Prezi is the zooming presentation software with the mission to make sharing ideas more fun and engaging. Prezi’s canvas helps you explore ideas and the connections between them. The result: visually captivating presentations that lead your audience down a path of discovery. Prezi was founded in Budapest, Hungary in 2009, and is also headquartered in San Francisco.For more information, see www.prezi.com. For available job opportunities at Prezi, see Work @ Prezi.

The MIT/Stanford Venture Lab is the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the growth and success of high-tech entrepreneurial ventures by connecting ideas, technology and people. We host the largest ongoing gathering of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and thought leaders at our monthly events at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, with an ecosystem that includes 25,000+ Bay Area influencers.

Our Media Partners

Outsource magazine is the indispensable resource providing news, views, analysis and thought-leadership for the global outsourcing community since 2005.

As the official partner magazine of the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) and with a verified, ABC-audited circulation of 11,159 (Jan-Dec 2011, the first magazine in the outsourcing sector to achieve this audited status) Outsource magazine delivers unrivalled content direct to the opinion-formers and decision-makers at the heart of the outsourcing space. We have also just announced an exclusive partnership with the ACCA.

Through our flagship print title, our weekly OutsourceXpress email, website and social media, Outsource provides in-depth coverage of important events and trends, interviews with both high-profile industry figures and unsung heroes, and commentary from the Outsource network worldwide, giving us an unparalleled perspective on outsourcing across sectors, verticals and geographies.