The Most Intriguing New Businesses
Methodology: How We Created Our List
Then we cast a wide net. Our call for entries over the Web generated hundreds of submissions. To complement the public's input, we reached out to startup advocates, including the Kauffman Foundation, National Venture Capital Assn., and YouNoodle, a Web startup with a database of 50,000 companies. We then used an algorithm developed with YouNoodle that gauged the originality of each company and its progress so far. Disagree with the final 25? Did we leave an important startup out? Let us know in the reader comments section.
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