The Top Emerging Companies Voted by 100+ Venture Capital Funds & Angel Investors

FundingPost announces the winners of the Fourth Annual Pitching Across

America(TM), the largest Venture Capital competition ever.



12 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET from FundingPost

    NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- FundingPost (www.FundingPost.com)
 proudly announced today the winning companies from its fourth annual
 Pitching Across America(TM) competition. FundingPost, which has been
 introducing entrepreneurs to investors for almost 7 years, established the
 competition in which 100+ Venture Capital Funds and Angel Investors
 participated as judges, voting on 300 business summaries from emerging
 companies nationwide. The largest Venture Capital competition ever
 organized, this year's Pitching Across America was sponsored by PRNewswire.
     The emerging companies were evaluated on a scale of 1 to 10. Judging
 criteria consisted of several key points including: the professionalism of
 the written summary, current stage of development (customers, revenue),
 competitive advantage and need in the marketplace, feasibility for success,
 and whether the company is "VentureWorthy(TM)."
     "Once again we have had another successful year of the Pitching Across
 America competition. We were pleased with the response and the level of
 interest from both the Venture and Angel community. The entrepreneurs who
 participated were outstanding," said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost,
 "These companies are some of the most promising emerging companies in the
 U.S. this year."
     Pitching Across America 2007 National Winner: NavQuest.Com, FL
     The 2007 National Winner of the Pitching Across America contest is
 NavQuest.Com of Boca Raton, FL. Navquest.Com specializes in bringing marine
 charting, routing & trip planning with context sensitive navigation &
 business geographic information via the internet to recreational &
 experienced mariners.
     "We are very delighted & honored to be chosen winners amongst the best
 of the breed new ventures in "Pitching Across America 2007" contest
 courtesy of FundingPost," said Harry Sangha, NavQuest.com's President. "We
 just want to give a great big thank you to the panel of judges who embraced
 our "big idea" and to FundingPost for facilitating the opportunity."
     Pitching Across America 2007 Runner Up:
             Carlsbad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (CPI), CA
 
     Pitching Across America 2007 Second Runner Up:
             QponDirect, PA
 
     Pitching Across America 2007 Regional Winners:
     Uriah Bement Coal, Inc., IL
     Kurtz Broadcasting Co., CA
     CelleCast, Inc., WA
     Compass Technology, VA
     Camera Screen Laryngoscope, Inc., NY
     Lendiva, CA
     Focus Energy Corporation, NM
     Sydel Corporation, FL
     INTRAPARTUM, FL
     Iller Enterprises - ProTonLocks L.L.C., CA
     DT Communications, Inc., CA
     Trimax Wireless, Inc., FL
     GetYourIdentityBack.com, LLC, NJ
     Myers Motors LLC, OH
     BioPath Laboratory, Inc., VA
     Young Forest Games, CA
     AECOS Inc., GA
     Robin Wilson Home, NY
     Data Mart Services LLC , WI
     NanoMas Technologies, Inc., NY
     Duck, MN
     LANE SHELBY Luxury Decor Accessories, CA
     Marian Country, Inc., TN
     Asta Ltd., OR
     Mocha Mocha Me LLC, AZ
     ICE Innovative Technologies, LLC, NY
     Throwback Entertainment, CA
     ANTONE PRODUCTIONS, INC., MI
     Advanced & Alternative Diesel Injection, Inc., MI
     Last Mile Logistics, MD
     REDA Digital, Inc., NV
     Animal Records LLC, FL
     WorkGiant Holdings LLC, FL
     EcoSystems, NY
     bidforprinting.com, PA
     JDL Digital Systems, Inc., WA
     Sproose, CA
     GeoSpot, Inc., CA
     HyperNet Global Communications Inc., CA
     Viaworld Advanced Products, Inc.,CA
     eXS Inc., CA
     Unplugged Cities, LLC, MN
     ABC Film & Video, LLC - Media at Large, NY
     PCworldradio, FL
     Deep9 Corporation, WA
     51fifty eyewear, Inc., NC
     Bio-One Fuels, CA
     Sponsor: PR Newswire
     PR Newswire, the world's largest distributor of news releases, has over
 40,000 members worldwide--many of which are small businesses, entrepreneurs
 and start-ups. Our members benefit because their news releases are
 accessible in the locations where the media goes to get raw material for
 their stories. For additional information, please contact 888-776-0942 or
 e-mail information@prnewswire.com.
     About FundingPost
     About FundingPost.com
     FundingPost is an entrepreneur and investor network reaching more than
 200,000 executives and 6,000 Venture Capital and Angel Investors across the
 nation each month.
     For over six years FundingPost has worked with thousands of Angel and
 Venture Capital Investors and Entrepreneurs. FundingPost has hosted over
 5,000 CEOs and 600 Venture Funds at events in 15 cities nationwide, as well
 as providing a quarterly Dealflow magazine and a deal-exchange Website that
 has, on average, seen an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur
 every business day since its inception. FundingPost's mission is to reach
 investors and entrepreneurs in every medium possible - both online and
 offline, and it is experiencing strong growth as the venture capital
 markets continue to improve worldwide. For more information please visit
 the website.
 
 

SOURCE FundingPost
    NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- FundingPost (www.FundingPost.com)
 proudly announced today the winning companies from its fourth annual
 Pitching Across America(TM) competition. FundingPost, which has been
 introducing entrepreneurs to investors for almost 7 years, established the
 competition in which 100+ Venture Capital Funds and Angel Investors
 participated as judges, voting on 300 business summaries from emerging
 companies nationwide. The largest Venture Capital competition ever
 organized, this year's Pitching Across America was sponsored by PRNewswire.
     The emerging companies were evaluated on a scale of 1 to 10. Judging
 criteria consisted of several key points including: the professionalism of
 the written summary, current stage of development (customers, revenue),
 competitive advantage and need in the marketplace, feasibility for success,
 and whether the company is "VentureWorthy(TM)."
     "Once again we have had another successful year of the Pitching Across
 America competition. We were pleased with the response and the level of
 interest from both the Venture and Angel community. The entrepreneurs who
 participated were outstanding," said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost,
 "These companies are some of the most promising emerging companies in the
 U.S. this year."
     Pitching Across America 2007 National Winner: NavQuest.Com, FL
     The 2007 National Winner of the Pitching Across America contest is
 NavQuest.Com of Boca Raton, FL. Navquest.Com specializes in bringing marine
 charting, routing & trip planning with context sensitive navigation &
 business geographic information via the internet to recreational &
 experienced mariners.
     "We are very delighted & honored to be chosen winners amongst the best
 of the breed new ventures in "Pitching Across America 2007" contest
 courtesy of FundingPost," said Harry Sangha, NavQuest.com's President. "We
 just want to give a great big thank you to the panel of judges who embraced
 our "big idea" and to FundingPost for facilitating the opportunity."
     Pitching Across America 2007 Runner Up:
             Carlsbad Pharmaceuticals, Inc (CPI), CA
 
     Pitching Across America 2007 Second Runner Up:
             QponDirect, PA
 
     Pitching Across America 2007 Regional Winners:
     Uriah Bement Coal, Inc., IL
     Kurtz Broadcasting Co., CA
     CelleCast, Inc., WA
     Compass Technology, VA
     Camera Screen Laryngoscope, Inc., NY
     Lendiva, CA
     Focus Energy Corporation, NM
     Sydel Corporation, FL
     INTRAPARTUM, FL
     Iller Enterprises - ProTonLocks L.L.C., CA
     DT Communications, Inc., CA
     Trimax Wireless, Inc., FL
     GetYourIdentityBack.com, LLC, NJ
     Myers Motors LLC, OH
     BioPath Laboratory, Inc., VA
     Young Forest Games, CA
     AECOS Inc., GA
     Robin Wilson Home, NY
     Data Mart Services LLC , WI
     NanoMas Technologies, Inc., NY
     Duck, MN
     LANE SHELBY Luxury Decor Accessories, CA
     Marian Country, Inc., TN
     Asta Ltd., OR
     Mocha Mocha Me LLC, AZ
     ICE Innovative Technologies, LLC, NY
     Throwback Entertainment, CA
     ANTONE PRODUCTIONS, INC., MI
     Advanced & Alternative Diesel Injection, Inc., MI
     Last Mile Logistics, MD
     REDA Digital, Inc., NV
     Animal Records LLC, FL
     WorkGiant Holdings LLC, FL
     EcoSystems, NY
     bidforprinting.com, PA
     JDL Digital Systems, Inc., WA
     Sproose, CA
     GeoSpot, Inc., CA
     HyperNet Global Communications Inc., CA
     Viaworld Advanced Products, Inc.,CA
     eXS Inc., CA
     Unplugged Cities, LLC, MN
     ABC Film & Video, LLC - Media at Large, NY
     PCworldradio, FL
     Deep9 Corporation, WA
     51fifty eyewear, Inc., NC
     Bio-One Fuels, CA
     Sponsor: PR Newswire
     PR Newswire, the world's largest distributor of news releases, has over
 40,000 members worldwide--many of which are small businesses, entrepreneurs
 and start-ups. Our members benefit because their news releases are
 accessible in the locations where the media goes to get raw material for
 their stories. For additional information, please contact 888-776-0942 or
 e-mail information@prnewswire.com.
     About FundingPost
     About FundingPost.com
     FundingPost is an entrepreneur and investor network reaching more than
 200,000 executives and 6,000 Venture Capital and Angel Investors across the
 nation each month.
     For over six years FundingPost has worked with thousands of Angel and
 Venture Capital Investors and Entrepreneurs. FundingPost has hosted over
 5,000 CEOs and 600 Venture Funds at events in 15 cities nationwide, as well
 as providing a quarterly Dealflow magazine and a deal-exchange Website that
 has, on average, seen an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur
 every business day since its inception. FundingPost's mission is to reach
 investors and entrepreneurs in every medium possible - both online and
 offline, and it is experiencing strong growth as the venture capital
 markets continue to improve worldwide. For more information please visit
 the website.
 
 SOURCE FundingPost