Mumbai, India, November 22, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Dream11.com, the World’s No.1 Fantasy Cricket Game, has been announced as a 2010 Red Herring 100 Asia Winner. The prestigious award recognizes the 100 "Most Promising" companies in Asia driving the future of technology.
Red Herring Inc on November 16, 2010 announced the list of 100 private companies from Asia that have been honoured with this recognition. The editorial staff of California headquartered media company evaluated more than 1000 private companies based on parameters like company financial, strategy execution, management quality, and dedication to research and development before revealing the final list of winners.The awards are aimed at recognizing how innovative technologies have reached new frontiers and are creating potential business opportunities.
“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 Asia to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Dream11.com embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Dream11.com should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”
On receiving the award, Harsh Jain, Founder & Managing Director of Dream11 Gaming Pvt. Ltd. said, "Dream11.com is honoured to be a 2010 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Winner. We are thankful to Red Herring, our partners and our users, without whom none of this would be possible.This recognition is a validation of Dream11.com’s Fantasy Cricket concept and our unique business model weaved around Cricket Entertainment." He further added, “This recognition will provide traction to our already accelerating growth in the Indian as well as global market.”
The list of Red Herring 100 Asia 20010 Winners is available on http://www.herring100.com/rha2010/winners/2010winners.html.
Earlier this year, Dream11.com was nominated as the best new Fantasy Sports website in the world by Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA), the oldest and most prestigious non-profit fantasy sports trade body worldwide. Dream11.com’s game “Slumdog Cricketer” was also nominated for the prestigious FICCI BAF Awards 2010 in the “Best Online Game” category.
About Red Herring Awards:
Red Herring will provide a platform for all the technology companies by critically analyzing each of the companies with cutting edge technology. The event is the right platform to share ideas and research based insight on the future of technology and innovation in the same.
About Red Herring:
Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums. The various facets of Red Herring comprises of leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology newsletters, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring awards are considered to be the most coveted awards in the industry. Visit www.herring100.com for more information.
Dream11.com, the "World’s No.1 Fantasy Cricket Game", is the flagship brand of Dream11 Gaming Pvt. Ltd. It is a unique and innovative Fantasy Cricket website that offers users the world’s first graphical Fantasy Cricket game. The website also allows users to compete and connect with millions of cricket fanatics and develop "cricket communities" that further add to the fun quotient. Features like Live Scores, News, Player Profiles, Schedules, Standings, Statistics and Cricket Games, along with Community tools, ensure a complete Fantasy Cricket experience for its global users.
What is Fantasy Cricket?
Fantasy Cricket, a part of the Fantasy Sports Genre, provides users an opportunity to select their own virtual cricket team. Simply put, users optimize their allocated budget to create fantasy teams of real players and score points depending on how those players perform in real life matches. Visit www.dream11.com for more information.