Strands develops technologies to better understand people's taste and help them discover things they like and didn't know about. Strands has created a social recommender engine that is able to provide real-time recommendations of products and services through computers, mobile phones and other Internet-connected devices.

Strands Inc. operates in three areas:

  • Personal Finance:

moneyStrands is an online money management solution that allows users to aggregate their online financial information in one place. It provides users with personalized recommendations of financial products and services, helping them find new ways to save money and invest.

  • Social Media:

Strands is building services that enable users to discover new things, based on their online, offline and mobile activities. helps people discover new things from people they care about.

  • Business Solutions:

Strands Business Solutions helps people discover the content on your site.

We believe the future of the web is about personalization. Personalized TV stations, personalized news, personalized advertising, personalized shopping experiences, personalized music, no matter where you are or what you are doing. Social recommendation technologies allow Strands to build a number of engaging products for the end user, and to help different industries deliver personalized content, products, services and ads to their consumers. We have a strong focus on the mobile world.

User to user recommendations and social recommendations will become the most effective online discovery and promotion vehicle for content, products and services in this era of increased availability of digital content and information about people's preferences.


News on Strands

BlackBerry Developers Challenge prerequisite - a business case
This morning at Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2009 Conference, RIM announced the 2009 BlackBerry Developers Challenge. While this is the second year that the BlackBerry Partners Fund are are... more
moneyStrands: Strands gets Mint-y and then some
Corvallis-based Strands has received a great deal of attention—well, from Silicon Florist and Louis Gray, at least—for its lifestreaming product, Strands. Yet all the while, the... more
First 'Lifestreaming' app comes to the iPhone
Corvallis-based Strands just released the first version of their iPhone App. A social networking aggregator, Strands' app lets users share their online action with other friends using Strands.... more
Multiplied Media meets BlackBerry Challenge
The BlackBerry Partners Fund announced the winners of the BlackBerry Developer Challenge today and Calgary's Multiplied Media Corporation Poynt application won the Personal Productivity and... more
Strands launches private BETA (but we can find you an invite)
Granted, Strands is a bit south of Portland, but we still like to keep an eye on what they're doing. And with good reason. They're among the leaders in recommender technologies. And now they've... more
Strands acquires Expensr
Strands, which to-date has provided musical recommendations for listeners based on their prior behavior, has announced the acquisition of Expensr, a service for managing personal finance. Expensr... more

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