Jivox Named a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Award
Redwood City, Calif.- May 16, 2012 – Jivox, the leading multi-screen interactive video advertising technology company, announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Americas award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.
The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across North America. The nominees are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy and integration into their respective industries.
"This year was very rewarding," said Alex Vieux, publisher and Chairman of Red Herring. "There are so many great companies producing truly innovative and amazing products and technologies. We had a very difficult time narrowing the field and selecting the finalists from such a group of future stars. Jivox shows great promise therefore deserves to be on the short list. Now we are faced with the difficult task of selecting the top 100 winners.”
Jivox technology enables brand advertisers, agencies and publishers to develop and deliver highly engaging video and rich media advertisements across multiple digital platforms: online, on mobile and tablet devices. Jivox was also recently named a winner of the Mobile Rising Stars competition by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) for its innovation in mobile and interactive video advertising.
“We are honored to be recognized by Red Herring as a finalist for the North American business region,” said Diaz Nesamoney,” CEO and founder of Jivox. “This has already been an extremely exciting year for us and we look forward to continuing providing advertisers with a platform that allows for creativity and interaction.”
The finalists are asked to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring Americas Forum in Santa Monica, California, May 21-23, 2012. The top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony at the event on May 23.
Jivox is the leading multi-screen interactive video advertising technology company. The Jivox platform enables brand advertisers, digital agencies and publishers to deliver highly engaging video ads powered by interactive and social sharing features. Using Jivox creative tools, interactive video ads can be easily authored and delivered instream, in-banner and on mobile devices and tablets. Jivox technology eliminates typical challenges associated with delivering video ads across multiple screens and connected devices, such as HTML5/Flash, operating systems, browsers, video encoding, form factor and other issues. Jivox also provides sophisticated campaign performance tracking, brand awareness and purchase intent analytics for advertisers via BrandGage -- its proprietary real-time analytics platform. The Jivox platform is used by several hundred media companies and agencies including AdBrite, Bloomberg, Weather Underground, Sun Times Media, InteractiveOne, Starcom, OMD, FUOR Digital, GroupM and Lee Enterprises. For examples of Jivox ads see: http://www.jivox.com/demoads.
Danielle Tarp, Blanc & Otus for Jivox