The one constant of digital is change, and much of that change emanates from the offices of small companies propelled by big dreams. Some ideas -- most, in fact -- don't get anywhere. But others hold promise from their earliest days, even before anyone is entirely sure of the full ramifications of what they are doing.
The most successful brands are particularly adept at finding the companies that are going to make a huge difference to consumers and marketing. It's ultimately about placing bets. Here are my bets -- 10 companies that appear to hold great promise for brand and business building in the months and years ahead.