Academia is a site that gives you the possibility of following the latest research in the field that you are interested in. Also, you can create your own site to share your investigations.
Venture Slogan: Follow the Latest Research.
Academia’s own description: “…Academia.edu helps academics follow the latest research in their field: You can follow what academics in your field are working on the latest papers they are publishing; talks they are giving; blog posts and status updates they are writing…”
“…You can create a webpage on Academia.edu, and share your own research. You can: list your research interests, and upload papers and talks; get stats on paper views and downloads; find what keywords people use to search for you on Google…”
Venture Link: academia.edu