JanRain has developed a single sign-on service for multiple passwords that lets people hop freely from site to site. Business demand for JanRain's services is expected to grow as Web 2.0 entertainment and social-networking sites proliferate.
Funding: $1 million (founders)
Cofounder & CEO: Scott Kveton (shown right)
Headquarters: Portland, Ore.
Business model: Advertising, subscriptions
Bragging rights: 50,000 users (nearly double the number in December)
Next up: Partnerships with bigger websites; new product rollout by summer
Contact: Scott Kveton, Kveton@janrain.com
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