New York, NY, May 17, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Digital media company, CPX Interactive
, announced today it had been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.
Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and "scale ups" since 1995. Finalists are still evaluated individually from a large pool of hundreds of candidates based across North America. Twenty major criteria underlie the scoring and process. They include, among others: the candidate company's addressable market size, its IP and patents, its financing, the proof of concept, trailing revenues and management's expertise. Each company goes through an individual interview after filling out a thorough submission, complemented by a due diligence. The list of finalists often includes the best performing and prominent companies of that year.
This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the company’s actual track record and standing, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.
2013 will be remembered as a special vintage. "The finalists list confirms the excellent choices made by entrepreneurs and VCs and the start-ups' solid roots in corporate America, embracing their innovations. By all metrics, it emphasizes the United States’ entrepreneurial excellence," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring.
In response to being named a finalist, Mike Seiman responded with, “I was honored to learn that CPX was named a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 private companies award. Being recognized for our consistent growth and success by an organization that understands our journey from start-up to global company is especially rewarding.”
Finalist selections for the 2013 edition of the Red Herring 100 North America award are based upon technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition and financial health. During the several months leading up to the announcement, hundreds of companies in the fields of security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, life sciences, cloud, mobile and others completed their submissions to qualify for the award.
Finalists are asked to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring North America Forum in Monterey, Calif., May 21 to 23, 2013. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony the evening of May 23 at the event.
About CPX Interactive
CPX Interactive is a digital media holding company serving more than 4.5 billion daily interactive ad impressions globally across display, video and mobile platforms. The company leverages its unparalleled reach to drive success for both clients and proprietary initiatives in three distinct business areas: 1) industry-leading interactive conversion strategies, 2) world class media services performed at scale, and 3) comprehensive supply-side solutions in real-time environments. CPX has been a privately held force in the digital advertising space since the early 2000s.