I think I may go and try to talk some people into using Erlang in their startups.
Update (2 hours later):
It looks like my job is going to be easier than expected. I checked out the at the BarCamp real time visual aggregator (http://barcamp.org/BarCampNewsVisualAggregator), and guess what I saw?
This experiment may cause to much traffic for pbwiki... to be improved...
Maybe yaws could be a better platform for serving the BarCamp aggregator: http://www.sics.se/~joe/apachevsyaws.html :)