Startups to watch

It's getting crowded on the Web 2.0 frontier, but there are still some startups that truly stand out. Business 2.0 Magazine identifies the ones most likely to strike gold in 2007.

Slide has developed customizable and easily assembled slide shows of photos that can be embedded in a blog or a MySpace page, sent out in an RSS feed, and streamed to a desktop as a screensaver.

Funding: Not disclosed (Peter Thiel, Vinod Khosla, others)

Founder & CEO: Max Levchin (shown right)

Headquarters: San Francisco

Employees: 45

Founded: 2004

Business model: Advertising, subscription

Bragging rights: Actor Jamie Foxx and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner use Slide on their MySpace pages.

Next up: Doubling staff in 2007; expanding into Asia; adding mobile phone features

Contact: Partners@slide.com

Tell us what you think about our 25 startups to watch: Are any of them the next YouTube or MySpace?

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