Tuesday, June 20, 2006

This is CRAZY GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

GoFish Launches First Customer

Our fist customer, www.icerocket.com has launched and the subsequent press has been quite positive, we have 3-4 more customers launching over the next few weeks and some exciting new technology product upgrades that will be hitting as well.

read some of the press here:

NEWS COVERAGE (full text below)
JANUARY 31, 2005Silicon Beat....GoFish teams with IceRockethttp://www.siliconbeat.com/entries/2005/01/31/gofish_teams_with_icerocket.html

CNET and ZDNet....IceRocket goes fishing for multimedia search

Search Engine Lowdown....IceRocket Hangs With the Big Boyshttp://www.searchenginelowdown.com/2005/01/icerocket-hangs-with-big-boys.html

FEBRUARY 1, 2005San Jose Mercury News....GoFish.com signs deal with IceRocket.com http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/business/10785794.htm

The Daily Rundown
IceRocket To Parter With GoFish

FEBRUARY 2, 2005 CBS MarketWatch.....News Brief

Digital Music News....Cuban Seeks Multimedia Results, Brokers GoFish Deal

SeachEngineWatch.com....GoFish Multimedia Shopping Search: IceRocket Deal &Closer Lookhttp://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/050204-071056

FEBRUARY 4, 2005eWeek....Search Startup Targets Digital Downloads
JANUARY 31, 2005Silicon BeatGoFish teams with IceRocketBy Michael Bazeleyhttp://www.siliconbeat.com/entries/2005/01/31/gofish_teams_with_icerocket.html

Tuesday, January 04, 2005

The Race is on!

Work continues here at GoFish, our team is growing and so is our customer base.
That can only mean one thing...we are in total crunch mode to get the next version of our platform tested and out the door.

The impending upgrade to the gofish platform will incorporate many new and exciting features that tap deeper into a very rich search and discovery experience for consumers. First and foremost it will be the absolute largest search engine for legally downloadable media (audio, video, mobile, games) in the world by a long-shot. Secondly, we think consumers should be able to search and sample any and all kinds of media before they buy, as well as receive recommendations and explore other people's affinities very simply.

We continue to work away here and are recruiting some super additional talent for our engineering team as well.

In the coming days you you should see one web-search engine launching their integarted version of our platform, and one somewhat larger partner launching with our technology soon afterwards.

Looking forward to comments and product ideas from the peanut gallery.


Saturday, November 27, 2004

GoFish Technologies Launches!

Well it's finally out the door, the GoFish team quietly went live with the GoFish digital media search platform last Wednesday evening (11/24/2004). The formal launch and press announcements are scheduled for Monday 11/29, hopefully we will get some good coverage.

Michael Bazeley from the San Jose Mercury News wrote a pretty good summary of our technology
here , although it does sound from the article that we are really focusing more exclusively on the downloadable music market, in actuality the mobile content category already represents a marketplace that is more than 10X the size of downloadable music.

For those of you who are not familiar with the GoFish search technology, we have been working hard to create the most effective union between the world of search (Google, Yahoo, MSN, etc.) and the rapidly expanding world of downloadable digital media (music, videos, ringtones, games, etc.)

The focus of the business and our technology is largely based on our (the GoFish Team) experience in digital media, and understanding of the search industry. There are a few fundamentals that shape our approach.

  1. The demand for downloadable media among consumers continues to grow
  2. The volume of digital media available for consumers to download is growing very rapidly
  3. The number of merchants/brands who want to sell digital media downloads to consumers is also growing at a very rapid pace
  4. Currently, over 20% of all searches at popular web search engines are for entertainment media oriented terms.
  5. Search as it relates to entertainment oriented downloads differs dramatically from traditional web-search both in terms of technical/business requirements and consumer experience.

At the www.gofish.com website you will see a link at the bottom of the page to a "GoFish-enabled" web search engine (www.zenkicker.com), this is the most direct example of how our technology will be used in the search world. Fundamentally, any web search engine can integrate our digital media results into their existing search framework, resulting in a consumer experience that returns more relevant search results and allows the search engine to expand into a profitbale category of data without changing their core business model.

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