SOURCE: Mindjet

Mindjet

June 20, 2011 12:37 ET

Mindjet Listed by Red Herring in the Top 100 Private North American Technology Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - Mindjet®, the leading provider of business productivity software and SaaS applications that visually connect ideas, information and people, announced today that it is a recipient of Red Herring's Top 100 North America Technology award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from North America. Red Herring announced its Top 100 award in recognition of the leading private companies from North America celebrating these companies' innovations and technologies across their respective industries.

Mindjet's CEO, Scott Raskin, was invited to present the company's winning strategy at the Red Herring North America Forum. In a presentation titled, "See It to Achieve It," Raskin outlined Mindjet's road to becoming the recognized leader in information visualization with 1.8 million users worldwide. Raskin also described the company's continued rapid growth with 94% year-over-year increase in paid users, and highlighted plans to further help its customers unleash the creativity within its products that leads to innovation and better business results.

Supporting Information:

  • Red Herring's Top 100 North America list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook®, Twitter®, Google®, Yahoo! ®, Skype®, salesforce.com® and YouTube® would change the way people work and communicate.
  • Red Herring's editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy and market penetration.
  • This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track record and standing of companies relative to their sector peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the "buzz" and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in North America.
  • Mindjet was recognized for its information visualization software that helps business professionals visually capture, organize and act upon ideas, information and resources to improve creativity, team effectiveness and business innovation. Mindjet's products include industry-leading visual information mapping software and online services, as well as applications that incorporate Mindjet's innovative visualization technology to improve the usability of leading business applications.

Supporting Quotes:

  • Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring: "Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat. After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Mindjet embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Mindjet should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong."
  • Scott Raskin, CEO of Mindjet: "We are proud to accept this accolade from Red Herring who have a storied history in selecting companies that change the way people work and communicate. We are driven to provide technology that helps our users unleash their creativity, be more innovative and work together more effectively"

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About Mindjet:

Mindjet provides business productivity software that helps business professionals visually organize and act upon ideas, information and resources to drive productivity, team effectiveness and business innovation. Mindjet products include industry-leading visual information mapping software and online services, as well as applications that incorporate Mindjet's innovative visualization technology to improve the usability of leading business applications.

Used by 1.8 million users around the world and by business professionals in 45 of BusinessWeek's® 50 "World's Most Innovative Companies," Mindjet solutions clarify thinking, dramatically boost productivity and increase team effectiveness for better informed decisions. Mindjet is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Mindjet products are available for free trial or purchase at www.mindjet.com/products/overview and through an extensive partner network at www.mindjet.com/community/partners/overview.

Mindjet, MindManager and the Mindjet logo are registered trademarks of Mindjet and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Third party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Mindjet and any other company.

Contact Information

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    Lisa Dilg
    PerkettPR for Mindjet
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