The first to present was Joe Burros, who shared a project for grouping social network interactions by topic, with more intuitive privacy settings, called Eight Stages.
Damon Magnuski introduced PeopleHedge Corp, which would allow small and medium businesses to easily lock in foreign exchange rates via the web.
We also heard from Izzy Gesell, who pointed out that there is no ongoing psychosocial care for cancer patients and suggested the Virtual Humor Room to fill the gap. The Virtual Humor Room would provide online courses in incorporating humor into everyday live to relieve stress.
Greg Margolis described Inside Out Solar to us, a company that will make and sell individual solar heating window units it has designed.
A final presentation by Disraeli Abreu explained Tinville, The Industry Network Village. He would help the thousands of indie fashion designers without a platform from which to sell by helping them create virtual storefronts on his site.
Each team received feedback from the mentors in two breakout sessions, where they were provoked to think about positioning, legal considerations, and next steps.
The next VVM meeting is on October 10th. All are welcome, and you can RSVP here.