Infographics and data visualisation are of top interest.
Startups come (like visual.ly, see below) and go (like swivel.com) offering visualisation services in various flavours.
‘Visual.ly, the most daring start-up in visualization after the previous demise of Swivel and other “social visualization” ventures.’ (information aesthetics).
A nice concept
and a fascinating vision towards combining infographics with augmented reality (at the end of the video presentation):
And even if this statup will not succeed it offers some great infographics , including a Satirical Look at Infographics….
.. and a contribution to statistical literacy (see full infographic here):