SOURCE: Adknowledge

January 17, 2007 11:00 ET

Adknowledge Selected by AlwaysOn Media as Top 100 Private Company Award Winner

Recognized for Leadership in Emerging Technology

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 17, 2007 -- Adknowledge, a leading marketplace for Internet advertising, announced today it has been chosen by AlwaysOn Media as one of the AO Media 100 Top Private Companies. AO Media 100 is a power list of the top private digital media companies. Adknowledge was handpicked by the AO Media editorial team based on a set of five criteria -- innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation.

Adknowledge and the AO Media 100 will be honored at the AO Media executive summit January 29-31, 2007 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. The summit will focus on the forces that are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations. The event will also showcase top innovative private companies that are changing the way media is created, distributed and consumed.

"The AO Media 100 are creating new revenue opportunities in the more than $16.4 billion online advertising market by disrupting traditional media and advertising models," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor in chief of AlwaysOn. "They are innovating by applying game-changing technology to key sectors including user-generated content, technology-enablers, mobile marketing, community platforms, Web analytics and online advertising services."

The AO Media 100 was selected from over 1,000 companies, peer-nominated by leading venture capitalists, investment bankers and industry analysts.

"Adknowledge is thrilled to be recognized by AO Media for its contribution in the Internet advertising space. We act as the one-stop shop for thousands of search engine advertisers looking to expand their reach beyond just Google and Yahoo," Scott Lynn, CEO, said. "We are honored to be recognized for both our technical and industry success."

About Adknowledge

Adknowledge operates an online auction to allow advertisers to bid for traffic on all Internet channels, including websites, smaller search engines and email. To date, more than 25,000 advertisers have used Adknowledge's easy-to-use marketplace available at www.bidsystem.com. For more company information, please visit www.adknowledge.com.

About AO Media 2007: January 29-31 @ The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, NYC

This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on which forces are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations industries. At AlwaysOn Media, our editors will also honor the AO Media 100 Top Private Companies.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Stanford Summit, AlwaysOn Hollywood, AlwaysOn Media and GoingGreen) and quarterly print "blogozine" by empowering its members to post and share their ideas and meet each other online. As our loyal readers know, AlwaysOn is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:

    For Adknowledge
    Rick Ramos
    816-777-1182
    Email Contact

    For AO Media
    Edelman
    Renee Edelman
    212-704-8249