National Spotlights

(Level II & Level III Licensees)

REGIONAL SPOTLIGHTS (Level I)

Namco

Original developers of the video game icon, Pac-Man. For its 20th anniversary, BUSINESS WORLD NEWS announced the launch of the industry's first real-time action-adventure game, Pac-Man 3D.

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NATIONAL COMPANIES

One of the most successful employee leasing services in the country, partly due to the six months of rebroadcasting their Spotlight in key markets and the targeted TV BY MAIL program.

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NEUROCRANICAL RESTRUCTURING


 

NeuroCranial Restructuring is a new treatment for painful conditions like sinusitis, migraines, low back pain, and other medical conditions. Manipulation of the skull allows a person's body to return gradually to its original and optimal design, promoting natural well-being.

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NEXELL

Nexell Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXL) is a cell therapy company whose mission is to put the healing power of the cell into the hands of physicians.  One of the world's leading suppliers of medical products focused on adult stem cells, Nexell Therapeutics is developing and marketing innovative ex vivo cell therapies for life-threatening medical conditions including cancer, autoimmune diseases, inherited blood and immune disorders, and organ rejection, as well as in vitro diagnostics for cancer.

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PANNACHE BY PAULA

Natural skin care from Pannache offers you natural botanical and ageless skin care products that are made from the finest natural ingredients nature has to offer. Pannache uses a patented cold stabilized aloe vera base for all of our products. Our natural skin care products were developed by Paula Parker and Dr. Said Botros of Egypt, to be easy to use, and achieve maximum lasting results. Pannache offers Non-Surgical Face Lift products, Daily Skin Care products, Natural Therapies for Stretch Marks and Scars, as well as Sunless Tanning.

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PASTA POMODORO

A popular restaurant chain that's bringing back value to demanding customers. Casual neighborhood dining, with traditional and innovative dishes, and comfortable prices spell success for the restaurant's San Francisco Bay Area diners-and its founder.

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PORRAZZO STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGIES

Every piece of electronics on the planet includes a transducer. Edward Porrazzo invented a way to transform everyday surfaces, even the clothes we wear, into multifunction transducers. Porrazzo Transducers can function simultaneously as high quality audio speakers, microphone arrays, acoustic/ultrasonic and electromagnetic sensors, imaging cameras, 3-dimensional joysticks that allow you to fly and play games on the Internet, as well as receiving and transmitting antenna systems.

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PUROPTI X

The PurOptix mission is to leverage proprietary optical networking technology to dramatically improve the way voice, video and data are delivered to businesses and consumers. The PurOptix Advanced Optical Network (AON) delivers ultra-high speed Internet, telephony, television and video using a future proof pure optical network to the home and business.

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RHYTHMS NETCONNECTIONS

Industry leader in providing high speed networking solutions.

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SENIOR CARE ACTION NETWORK

A leading alternative to nursing home care, this program allows senior citizens to be cared for in their own home by a highly trained professional staff.

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SCHLOSSER FORGE

Established since 1970, this company is the leader in metal forging. They specialize in making seamless rolled rings and cases for the aerospace industry.

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SOUTHSTAR FUNDING

SouthStar Funding is the 6th fastest growing originator of sub-prime loans in the country. Headquartered in Atlanta, Southstar currently operates in Georgia, Florida, North and South Carolina, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. They were recently recognized as one of the top 25 sub-prime lenders in the nation. (No small feat for a company only two years old). Their ultimate goal is to be a one-stop shop for their broker's non-agency business.

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STOVACT

World's most effective vehicle disabling / recovery system.

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STORACTIVE

Storactive provides IT solutions over the wire. Since its founding in April 1997, Storactive has delivered innovative storage management solutions via the OEM channel. With the recent launch of its flagship Storactive LiveBackup software product and LiveBackup ASP (Application Service Provider) hosted service, the Company is poised to capture a dominant share of the emerging Online Backup category.

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SMILEWORKS.COM

The best online source for pre-screened dentists matched to each patient's specific needs.

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SYSTEMS PAYING

Paving solutions using ancient techniques
Nation's leading residential paver. Utilizes an innovative method of interlocking stones to promote efficiency, style and structure to any home.ses the same time-honored layering technique guaranteed to last as long as you're in your home - or until the next Roman Empire, whichever comes first.

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TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT INTERNATIONAL

Leading innovator of E-Business Management Systems and Java solutions.

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TECHNICOLOR

The company that pioneered color for movies. Since 1915, their name has been synonymous with technical innovation in the motion picture industry. They have since become a world leader in video duplication, CD and DVD replication.

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TECHNI GRAPHIC SYSTEM

In the fast-paced global market, the problem isn't always a lack of information. Sometimes, the challenge is to "comprehend" what you "apprehend." Techni Graphic Systems helps the world "visualize its markets" by providing products, like Industrial PinPointer, that are designed to make information visually accessible. Visual is better. Industrial Pinpointer is a tool that generates a visual, market-defining snapshot opportunity. It can increase the hit-rate of a sales person dramatically, with accuracy unlike any other database tool.

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TOPPSA

Travel Opportunities South America is a travel broker featuring the top suppliers, who offer instant confirmation at reduced rates for last minute bookings (within 60 days of departure for Ecuador, Galapagos Islands and Peru.

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VIP COMMERCE.COM

Provides a unique solution for the thirty million people in the United States with low incomes and no bank account. It uses the efficiencies of the Internet to create on-the-fly ATM-style cash cards for the "unbankables."

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VISION ENTERTAINMENT

 A leader in the entertainment fulfillment industry. Services include distribution, assembly, convention services and warehousing.

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WATERS

Companies need to know the factors that influence peoplesí perceptions. They need to understand what a brand is, what it means, what it stands for. "Branding" is not about a logo, tagline, ad campaign, or sign system. It is about the underlying values of a company.

Waters Design, founded in 1977, simplifies complex material and presents it in a compelling way that is accessible to the customer. Waters Design creates powerful and memorable impressions, helping companies clearly define and convey who they are, what they are doing, and where they are going - in turn, creating value for your company.

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WALKER FOODS

Started in Mexico in 1914, this traditional family owned business is known for its fresh and tasty yellow, green and red salsa. "El Pato" salsa is available at most major food chains. They also make candy and bottled chili peppers.

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WEBCOR BUILDERS

One of the nation's top building contractors. Currently building the new Pacific Stock Exchange in San Francisco and the first new major hotel in San Francisco in 10 years. They built Oracle's World headquarters. Key marketing tool is TV BY MAIL program.

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KNOWALL WORLDFREE COPORATION


 

A privately held software company based in Beverly Hills, California, that is committed to fundamentally changing the way people use their computers by offering unparalleled access to precise information on computers and the internet. Worldfree developed a proprietary natural language reasoning technology that delivers specific answers to questions rather than a compilation of lists and key-word matched websites.

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WORLD VISION

One of the world's largest non-profit organizations. Founded in 1950, World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization, serving the world's poorest children and families in nearly 100 countries.
 

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WORLD SERVER NETWORK

An Internet business incubator and content aggregator with a unique philosophy, structure, and culture designed for the Information Age. WSN is a truly virtual business with no physical assets, no overhead, and no employees. Executive compensation is strictly performance based through stock appreciation and dividends. Managers and members are compensated through profit sharing. WSN is leveraging the power of its intellectual capital for competitive advantage in global economics and international finance. WSN's business plan includes a generous endowment of stock to its non-profit foundations to create charity based wealth that keeps on giving. 

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REGIONAL SPOTLIGHTS (Level I)