SOURCE: Experticity

November 14, 2007 19:08 ET

Experticity Selected as Finalist for the "Red Herring 100 Global" Awards 2007

The Most Promising Private Technology Ventures in the World to Be Celebrated at Event in Seattle, Washington

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 14, 2007) - Experticity, the pioneer of live video-assisted customer support solutions, today announced that it has been short-listed by Red Herring Magazine for the prestigious Red Herring 100 Global 2007 Awards that recognizes the world's most promising new technology ventures. Experticity was selected for the final group because of its outstanding achievements over the course of the past year.

Red Herring 100 winners and finalists from North America, Europe and Asia of the last three years were eligible for this award. The Red Herring editorial team used a very competitive process to whittle down this pool of 1,800 eligible promising companies to the 200 finalists of this first-time award. Evaluations were made on both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy, and ecosystem integration. The names of the finalists for the "Red Herring 100 Global 2007" can be found online at http://www.herringevents.com/global07/index.html.

"The 200 finalists we selected from around the world are all excellent contenders," said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. "They are exceptional companies with smart and innovative platforms that attest to the importance of technology in today's global economy."

"This honor comes at an auspicious time as our groundbreaking customer support platform is gaining traction in the market and we are in the process of raising additional funds to support these efforts," according to D.L. Baron, President and CEO of Experticity. "We have a growing number of enterprises embracing Experticity as an entirely new way of distributing their customer service. It is a substantial validation to be one amongst only sixteen other software companies worldwide to be recognized by Red Herring as 'one of the most promising technology firms in the world.'"

The finalists companies will be celebrated at the Red Herring Global event in Seattle, WA, on December 3-5. The 100 winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony on December 4. Red Herring Global is an exclusive event honoring cutting-edge private technology companies from across the world. The event brings together an elite roster of entrepreneurial and global venture investment firms to showcase excellence in innovation. It features keynote discussions, roundtable panels and networking events designed for participants to make connections and learn what it takes to achieve the best worldwide in business and technology.

Distinguished speakers at Red Herring Global include Bruce Jaffe, Corporate VP at Microsoft; Promod Haque at Norwest Venture Partners; David Chao, Cofounder and General Partner, DCM; among others.

Register for Red Herring Global at http://www.herringevents.com/global07/index.html.

About Experticity

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Experticity is the pioneer of live on-screen expert staffing technologies and has been developing remote service solutions for the retail industry since 2005. Experticity's patent pending, proprietary right-staffing technology enables companies to load-balance live customer service staff from a remote location to service front-lines, using real-time, two-way video, audio, and data screens to provide customers with a personalized, one-on-one service experience.

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology research, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. For more information, visit www.redherring.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact at Experticity
    Robert Nachbar
    Kismet Communications
    206-427-0389
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    Contact at Red Herring
    Jordy Brazier
    Senior Manager
    Red Herring Global
    Tel: +1 650 585 3524
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