July 06, 2006 13:25 ET

Leading Private Asian Technology Companies Present Business Innovations and Opportunity Insights at Red Herring Asia "Meet Asia's Innovators" Summit

Join Asia's Foremost Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Experts in Celebrating Innovation and Winners of Red Herring 100 Asia Award in Hong Kong, August 28-30, 2006

HONG KONG -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 6, 2006 --


On August 28-30, 2006, over 300 delegates will come together in Hong Kong to discover an exceptional array of entrepreneurs and leading experts from the best technology firms in Asia. Themed "Meet Asia's Innovators," Red Herring Asia 2006 will present the winners of the Red Herring 100 Asia award, selected by Red Herring editors from nearly 500 submissions. Each attendee at Red Herring Asia is personally invited to join this exclusive gathering. The program will feature high-level keynote sessions, panel discussions, corporate presentations by winners of Red Herring 100 Asia award, and insights by top-tier global venture capitalists and investors who will share their strategies and accomplishments in venture investment in Asia. Beyond networking opportunities with Asia's most sought-after entrepreneurs, the conference provides deep insight into the Asian technology scene.

The Red Herring 100 Asia:

The highlight of the Red Herring Asia 2006 Summit is the Red Herring 100 Asia award. This prestigious award, now in its second year and open only to private technology companies headquartered in Asia Pacific, is given to the top 100 Asian tech companies on the basis of technology innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition and financial health. The CEOs of the Top 100 companies are invited to present their winning strategies at Red Herring Asia 2006. For the past months, hundreds of companies in the telecomm, Web 2.0, software, hardware, biotech and energy related industries from countries like Kazakhstan and Korea, China and India, Japan and the Philippines, among others, have sent their submissions to qualify the award. At Red Herring Asia 2006, both the finalists and winners of the Top 100 will showcase their uniqueness and business potential.


Red Herring Asia 2006 brings pioneering C-level entrepreneurs, corporate strategists and venture capitalists from an array of technology businesses together in one place once again since Red Herring Asia 2005 in Shanghai. Red Herring Asia Summit is claiming a reputation as the mainstay regional gathering of the most dynamic companies financed and operated in Asia. Red Herring Asia also features the best financed startups in America and Europe who aspire, with breakthrough business models, to gain foot in Asia.


Red Herring events such as Red Herring Asia 2006 have long provided keen and prescient insights into the past, present and future of global technology trends and breakthroughs. Industry leaders, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and Red Herring's own business intelligence team are brought together in the spirit of collaboration and growth in an attempt to foster business alliances and bring together entrepreneurs and investors. Participation is always by invitation only, and all speakers are registered participants.

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When and Where:

Hong Kong, China. August 28th-30th, 2006

Contact Information

  • Conference Contact:
    Maggie Xiao

    Media Contact:
    For Communications and Public Affairs, please contact
    Xenia von Wedel
    Terpin Communications
    phone 415-595-2030