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.

Finally, an effective way to convert voice-mail into scannable text. SimulScribe transcribes voice-mail messages and shoots them to your mobile device as text or e-mail messages. Targeting corporate customers, SimulScribe will integrate the service into company voicemail systems.

Funding: $5 million (Tom Iovino, Claude and Jan Nahum)

Founder & CEO: James Siminoff (shown right)

Headquarters: New York City

Employees: 8

Founded: 2003

Business model: Subscriptions

Bragging rights: 5,000 users

Next up: Deal with major national carrier to be announced in April

Contact: Business2@simulscribe.com

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