Phonon is a Red Herring Top 100 Asia 2016 Winner

Gujarat, India, September 19, 2016 --( Red Herring recently announced its Top 100 Asia award winners in recognition of the leading private companies from the region, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. was chosen for its impressive growth, ability to meet the demands of large Aviation, Banking and Insurance sector enterprises to achieve superior customer experience, and team experience.

Since 1996, Red Herring Top 100 Asia has enlisted outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies, selecting the award winners from some of the leading privately-financed companies each year in Asia. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Yahoo, Skype, and eBay would change the way we live and work.

“In 2016, selecting the top achievers was extremely difficult,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “The variety, depth, disruption and traction we saw from the early stage companies to those with significant scale made it one of the toughest vintages to judge. The Top 100 Asia winners are representative of the amazing ecosystem that never ceases to astound, with new and experienced entrepreneurs continuing to push the barriers of innovation. As one of the winners, should be proud of its accomplishment under such strong competition.”

“We are pleased to have been recognized as one of the Top 100 companies of the year by Red Herring,” said Ujwal Makhija, Chief Executive and Managing Director of and IIM Kolkata Alumnus.

“This award is a testament of the continuous team efforts our team and the able leadership of the management who have been leading from the front. Hundreds of Technology companies across Asia and Australia including India, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, UAE, Israel, Malaysia and Japan had submitted their applications for the prestigious award this year. A stringent review process, saw the short-listing of Finalists and after a further rigorous evaluation was announced as a winner.”

Ujwal Makhija further adds “Being a Gujarat-based company, it’s all the more a matter of pride for It reinforces our concept that IT companies need not only be based in the traditional IT hubs of India.”

Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technological innovation and intellectual property, management quality, business model, customer footprint and market penetration.

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