SOURCE: Baynote

July 17, 2007 08:00 ET

Baynote Selected by AlwaysOn as an AO100 Top Private Company Award Winner

Recognized for Leadership in Emerging Technology and Global Business Potential

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2007) - Baynote, Inc., the leader in content guidance software for the business web, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007. The fifth-annual elite AO100 list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. In order to be eligible for the AO100 list, companies had to be peer-nominated, with AlwaysOn receiving more than 1,000 nominations from venture investors, investment bankers and other industry experts.

Baynote and the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007 will be honored at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit to be held July 31 - Aug 2, May 1-3, 2007, at Stanford University. The Stanford Summit is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The idea behind the AO100 top private companies list is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global technology industry.

Baynote generates a net revenue lift of 20-50% for eCommerce websites, while delivering 200-500% increases in conversions for eMarketing and eSupport websites. Utilizing proven research in the social sciences, Baynote is the only recommendation solution that combines social understanding with state-of-the-art Web 2.0 engineering to match site visitors with the best content and products available. Businesses such as Motorola, Intuit Turbo Tax, and US Appliance use Baynote's on-demand service to get instant, measurable results on their Websites.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Top 100 Private Companies can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/15899

"We are thrilled to be recognized as an AO100 company for 2007," said Jack Jia, founder and CEO for Baynote. "Being selected from a list of nearly 1,000 nominations reinforces that our unique social-science approach to product and content recommendations distinguishes Baynote as a leader within a rapidly growing field of players."

About The AlwaysOn Stanford Summit

The Stanford Summit is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The Stanford Summit features the most innovative companies, eminent technologists, influential investors and journalists in keynote presentations, panel debates and private company CEO showcases. The Stanford Summit's goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.

About Baynote

Launched in 2006, Baynote is the technology leader in on-demand content guidance software for business websites and web applications. Today, more than 50 major businesses including Motorola, Network Appliance, and US Appliance use Baynote to increase e-commerce, online marketing and support conversions. Baynote's patent-pending UseRank™ technology discovers the implicit visitor affinities that form among products and website content and delivers visitor-specific product recommendations, targeted content suggestions and socially-driven search results. For more information, please visit www.baynote.com.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the media industry in innovation by introducing a social network where members can connect and engage. 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. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.

Baynote™ and UseRank™ are registered trademarks of Baynote, Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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