On January 26th, 2011, deal united was presented with the Red Herring 100 Global Award. Renowned trade magazine Red Herring bestows this honor annually on leading private companies from across North America, Europe and Asia, celebrating innovation in the technology industry.
Red Herring industry experts sifted through a list of 1200 applications and selected the 100 most promising companies, chosen according to qualitative and quantitative criteria such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy and market integration. Inclusion in the Global 100 list not only recognizes a company’s commercial achievements, but is also a key indicator of potential for future success.
In May 2010, deal united won the Red Herring 100 Europe Award as one of the rising stars in the European techonology sector.
On May 27, 2010, the online reward platform deal united received the coveted Red Herring 100 Europe Award in Paris, France. With this prize, renowned trade magazine Red Herring recognizes deal united as one of the most innovative private startups in the technology sector.
From thousands of submissions, the industry experts at Red Herring selected the most promising companies according to criteria such as financial development, innovative technology, management quality, strategy implementation and integration into the industry. The Red Herring Top 100 list is often referred to as an indicator of future success for startups in the technology sector.
“As a marketing platform for monetization of digital goods, deal united focuses on a challenge every online merchant is facing right now,” explains Dr. Jarg Temme, deal united CEO. “This award re-confirms our successful concept as well as our current strategy of internationalization. It enables us to provide online merchants in software, gaming and online services throughout Europe with concepts for successful monetization of digital goods and virtual currency.”
deal united has been selected as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Europe Awards 2010. The online marketing platform for monetization of digital and virtual goods was chosen by the jury in the preliminary rounds as one of the most promising European technology startups of 2010.
In the past few months, the Red Herring editorial team has selected the most innovative companies from thousands of applicants. 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 assessment is rounded off with a review of the current track record and standing of the company.
“This year was especially difficult,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “Despite the global economic situation, there were so many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products that we had a difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. deal united shows great promise and therefore deserves to be among the finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the top 100 winners of the Red Herring Europe award. We know that this year’s startups will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to go far.”
As one of this year’s finalists, deal united will present our business strategy at the Red Herring Europe conference. deal united’s CSO Jürgen Weichert will attend the event in Paris from May 25-27, 2010.