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November 21, 2013 18:27 ET

Spondo Wins Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

The Streaming Video Monetization Platform Receives Prestigious Recognition as One of the Top Strongest Potential Ventures From Across the Globe

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2013) - Spondo (http://spondo.com), a world leading social broadcasting platform, was today announced as the winner of the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. Widely recognized as one of the industry's highest distinctions, the Red Herring Global Award honors the best private technology companies from Asia, Europe and the Americas.

"We are honored to be recognized as a leading company by Alex Vieux and the rest of the Red Herring Team," said Chris Adams, CEO of Spondo. "It is a privilege to have presented alongside so many exciting and innovative startups from around the world these last three days, and as the only Australian company to win this honor, we share it with all Aussie companies in the hope that it encourages us all to strive further."

Winners are announced at the Red Herring Global conference, a culmination of a year-long search for the world's most promising privately held companies. Since 1996, The Red Herring Top 100 List has been a respected authority in discovering and endorsing these ventures. The chosen 100 are selected based on criteria that examines every aspect of the company.

"Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across Global to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Spondo embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Spondo should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was the strongest it has ever been."

About Spondo

Spondo is a social broadcasting platform with video-streaming, PPV, VOD, Subscription and Ad-Supported revenue-generation capabilities that empower anyone with a website, WordPress Blog or Facebook Page to become a commercial broadcaster. Think of us as: 'eBay meets Google AdWords for video.' Affiliates (from Studios and Networks to SMEs, charities, schools, and bloggers) can create playlists from content (ours or theirs) then market to their communities to generate revenue from viewings. Content owners upload their content to Spondo's marketplace where it can be chosen, curated and broadcast . The benefit of the Spondo platform is that it turns anyone with a website, Facebook Page or blog into a commercial broadcaster.

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company, which unites the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums, including print, online and exclusive events worldwide. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs. Its Red Herring 100 awards for North America, Europe, Asia and Global have recognized more than 5,000 companies in their early stages, including Baidu, Google, eBay, Skype. For more information please go to: http://www.redherring.com/events/

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