How to contact organizations and people mentioned prominently in this issue. (Some listings have been omitted by request)

Each item is indexed to the beginning of the article in which it appears.

AFFINIA, 465 Fairchild Dr., Suite 115, Mountain View, CA 94043; 650-404-9944; fax, 650-564-9476; www.affinia.com. See Article.

AUTO GLASS PLUS, Kris Horner, 2225 Beltline Rd., Suite 207, Carrollton, TX 75006; 972-222-2323; kris@autoglassplus.com; www.autoglassplus.com. See Article.

BIGSTEP.COM, David Rich, 530 Hampshire St., Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94110; 415-229-8500; www.bigstep.com. See Article.

BIZTRO, 2975 Scott Blvd., Suite 110, Santa Clara, CA 95054; 408-970-5000; fax, 408-486-0950; www.biztro.com. See Article.

BLUE MARLIN, 540 Florida St., San Francisco, CA 94110; 415-252-9630; fax, 415-252-9633; www.bluemarlincorp.com. See Article.

CERTIVE, 600 Saginaw Dr., Redwood City, CA 94063; 650-701-8700; fax, 650-701-8701; www.certive.com. See Article.

CIGNAL GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, 25 First St., Cambridge, MA 02141; 617-588-8000; www.cignal.com. See Article.

CROSSPOINT VENTURE PARTNERS, 18552 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 400, Irvine, CA 92612; 949-852-1611; fax, 949-852-9804; www.cpvp.com. See Article.

EDLER GROUP, Fred Sands Palos Verdes Realty, 16 Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274; 310-541-8271; www.edlergroup.com. See Article.

KATHLEEN M. EISENHARDT, School of Engineering, Stanford University, Terman 342, Stanford, CA 94305; kme@leland.stanford.edu. See Article.

E*TRADE, 4500 Bohannon Dr., Menlo Park, CA 94025; 650-331-6000; www.etrade.com. See Article.

FIELDTURF, 5050 Pare St., Suite 280, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4P 1P3; 800-724-2969; fax, 514-486-9927; www.fieldturf.com. See Article.

FITZGERALD COMMUNICATIONS, 245 First St., Cambridge, MA 02142; 617-494-9500; fax, 617-494-1818; www.fitzgerald.com. See Article.

4ANYTHING.COM, 487 Devon Park Dr., Suite 204, Wayne, PA 19087; 610-768-1444; www.4anything.com. See Article.

GARAGE.COM, 420 Florence Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301; 650-470-0950; fax, 650-470-0940; www.garage.com. See Article.

HEAVY DUTY, Alexandra Volkmann, P.O. Box 3383, Carmel, CA 93921; 831-622-7335; fax, 831-622-9214; www.heavydutyco.com. See Article.

HIRE QUALITY, 3166 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60657; 800-414-4733; www.hirequality.com. See Article.

INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES EXCHANGE, 60 Broad St., New York, NY 10004; 212-943-2400; fax, 212-425-4926; mail@iseoptions.com; www.iseoptions.com. See Article.

INTERNETCONNECT, 4499 Glencoe Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 800-896-7467; www.internetconnect.com. See Article.

JADE SYSTEMS, 3377 Route 9, Cold Spring, NY 10516; 914-265-3798; fax, 914-265-3972; www.jadenet.com. See Article.

MEDIHEALTH OUTSOURCING, P.O. Box 61462, King of Prussia, PA 19046; 610-265-3331; fax, 610-265-2883; www.medihealthoutsource.com. See Article.

MENLO VENTURES, 3000 Sand Hill Rd., Building 4, Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025; 650-854-8540; fax, 650-854-7059; info@menloventures.com; www.menloventures.com. See Article.

MYA KRAMER DESIGN GROUP, 604 Mission St., 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105; 415-777-4433. See Article.

NETFORCE TECHNOLOGIES, 8701 Shoal Creek, Suite 201, Austin, TX 78757; 512-458-8226; fax, 512-451-9474; www.netforce-tech.com. See Article.

NETGROCER.COM, Fred Horowitz, 1112 Corporate Rd., North Brunswick, NJ 08902; 732-745-1000; www.netgrocer.com. See Article.

PARAMOUNT SERVICES, Daniel Harrison, 12 Pine Cone Dr., Moriches, NY 11955; 800-876-7647; www.poolandspa.com. See Article.

PARKER MILLS & PATEL, 865 S. Figueroa St., Suite 850, Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213-622-4441; fax, 213-622-1444; www.pmplaw.com. See Article.

PLASTICS PLUS TECHNOLOGY, 4247 E. Airport Dr., Ontario, CA 91761; 909-390-8444; fax, 909-390-8448; www.plasticsplus.com. See Article.

SCOTT RANDALL, FairMarket, 400 Unicorn Park Dr., Woburn, MA 01801; 781-935-7090 and 800-531-7871; fax, 781-935-4575; scott@fairmarket.com; www.fairmarket.com. See Article.

RESOURCE MARKETING, Kelly Mooney, 343 N. Front St., Columbus, OH 43215; 614-621-2888; www.resource.com. See Article.

SCHEYER/SF, 1015 Battery St., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111; 415-834-9300; www.scheyer.com. See Article.

START-UP RESOURCES, 5339 Prospect Rd., #421, San Jose, CA 95129; 408-271-5933; fax, 408-253-0401; info@startupresources.com; www.startupresources.com. See Article.

STARTUPS.COM, 420 Florence Ave., Suite 100, Palo Alto, CA 94301; 650-470-1320; www.startups.com. See Article.

SUNPOINT PRODUCTS, Brooks O'Kane, P.O. Box 567, 417 Canal St., Lawrence, MA 01842; 978-794-3100; bok@sunpointinc.com; www.sunpointinc.com. See Article.

THESTREET.COM, James J. Cramer, 2 Rector St., 14th Floor, New York, NY 10006; 212-271-4004; fax, 212-271-4005; www.thestreet.com. See Article.

YANKEE GROUP, Steve Robins, 31 St. James Ave., Boston, MA 02116; 617-956-5000; fax, 617-956-5005; srobins@yankeegroup.com; www.yankeegroup.com. See Article.


Editorial Contributors

Emily Barker is a senior staff writer at Inc.

Anne Marie Borrego is a researcher at Inc.

Norm Brodsky is the CEO of CitiStorage, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Bo Burlingham is an editor-at-large at Inc.

Christopher Caggiano is a senior staff writer at Inc.

Julie Carrick Dalton is a freelance writer based in Woburn, Mass.

Donna Fenn is a contributing editor at Inc.

Jill Andresky Fraser is Inc.'s finance editor.

George Gendron is the editor-in-chief of Inc.

Mike Hofman is a staff writer at Inc.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter is the Class of 1960 Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

Ron MacLean is a freelance writer based in Jamaica Plain, Mass.

Ilan Mochari is a researcher at Inc.

Dr. Pierre Mornell is the author of Hiring Smart! He's also a psychiatrist and consultant who helps companies evaluate and select high-level executives.

D.M. Osborne is a senior writer at Inc.

Andrew Raskin is the cofounder and CEO of Gazooba Corp., based in Redwood City, Calif.

Jeffrey L. Seglin is an editor-at-large at Inc.

Edward O. Welles is a senior writer at Inc.