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Spotting The "Next Big Thing"

The Wall Street Journal just released its annual ranking of the top 50 venture-capital-backed companies. Before you get too excited, however, WSJ warns that the "Next Big Thing" is more likely to be a maker of humdrum Web plumbing than some flashy startup. “The top three ranked companies are all business-product makers,” WSJ reports. They include Genband, a supplier of voice-over-Internet-protocol technology; Xirrus, a provider of wireless networking equipment; and Tabula, which makes semiconductors for electronic products.


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