Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Red Herring Names QuickPlay Media a Finalist For the Red Herring North America 100 2008

Not sure if I can release this, but it is public and on our site, and I thought it was kind of awesome, so legal if I'm not allowed to post this, ask me and I will take it down, but you will forgive me for thinking QuickPlay is pretty cool.


Press Releases

For Immediate Release

Red Herring Names QuickPlay Media a Finalist For the Red Herring North America 100 2008

Award Recognizes the 100 “Most Promising” Companies Driving the Future of Technology

San Francisco, CAApril 15, 2008



Red Herring today announced that QuickPlay Media, the leader in mobile TV and video solutions, has been named a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award, a selection of the 100 most innovative private technology companies based in North America.

The Red Herring editorial board diligently surveyed the entrepreneurial
scene throughout the North American region and identified the top 200 out of more than 800 closely evaluated companies that are leading the next wave of innovation.

“We empower leading brands such as Alltel, XM, Bell and Research in Motion to bring quality rich media content to their customers,” said Wayne Purboo, president and CEO of QuickPlay Media. “Our success comes from simplifying all aspects of the management and distribution of this content, with flexible technology that scales with the increasingly sophisticated demands of customers. Being selected as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 is an honor, and we appreciate the recognition of our market, and QuickPlay’s approach within that market.”

The 100 winning companies will be announced at the Red Herring North America event. The CEOs of the winning startups will present their innovative ideas and technologies to an audience of leading entrepreneurs, financiers and corporate strategists at the event in San Jose, California, on May 12-14 at the Fairmont. This year’s Red Herring 100 North America event marks the 11th anniversary of the Red Herring 100 Awards. In celebration, the event will feature keynote addresses from legendary VC investors and CEOs of leading Internet, information and communications companies. Register online at: http://herringevents.com/northamerica08/index.html.

About QuickPlay Media
QuickPlay Media provides content management and distribution solutions for mobile television and video services. The QuickPlay OpenVideo™ platform offers maximum flexibility and streamlined application integration for mobile operators, media companies and technology partners. The platform powers mobile video services for 13 major mobile operators in North America and Europe, providing both live and on-demand content from more than 150 different media companies. OpenVideo works in many different mobile content ecosystems, seamlessly operating with major search, advertising, billing and user interface frameworks. QuickPlay Media Inc. has offices in Toronto, San Francisco and London. For complete information, please visit www.quickplay.com.

About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. More information about Red Herring is available on the Internet at www.redherring.com.



For more information, please contact:

QuickPlay Media Inc.
Christi Dean
fama PR
(617) 758-4153
quickplay@famapr.com

Red Herring
Anam Alpenia
Red Herring, Inc.
650-428-2900
aalpenia@redherring.com
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