We are honored to be selected by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia 100 winners
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2008
TAKKLE, Inc. (http://www.takkle.com), the premier online social network for high school sports, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia 100 Winners. Inclusion in the OnMedia 100 signifies major developments in the creation of marketing tools, services, venues, and advertising, branding, and public relation campaigns. TAKKLE was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and other industry experts spanning the globe, based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
TAKKLE and the OnMedia 100 Top Private Companies will be honored at the OnMedia conference scheduled to occur on January 28-30, 2008 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. This two-and-a-half day executive event will feature technology CEO's from Silicon Valley leading presentations and high-level debates with the global advertising and media establishment, about disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations industries.
Fifty of the top CEO's from the OnMedia 100 will present their market strategies to a panel of industry experts in a "CEO Showcase."
"The OnMedia 100 winners have excelled in key strategic areas in the advertising, marketing, public relations, and promotion industry," said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn. "We congratulate them for their success in introducing new tools, services, and venues for marketers to have at their fingertips and for use to take their business to the next level in innovation."
The OnMedia 100 was selected from over hundreds of companies, nominated by a panel of industry experts in the online ad service, technology, community platform, mobile advertising, marketing, and Web analytic sectors from around the world.
"We are honored to be selected by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia 100 winners," said David Birnbaum, CEO and co-founder of TAKKLE. "It is a great compliment and achievement for TAKKLE to be recognized alongside the other cutting edge companies in this technology driven sector."
A full list of all the OnMedia 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at http://www.alwayson.goingon.com/
TAKKLE.COM, the premier online social network for high school sports, connects athletes, coaches, fans, friends and recruiters for all high school athletics. On TAKKLE, high school athletes can track and compare their stats, post team schedules, scout rivals, and share videos and photos with their teammates and opponents.
TAKKLE offers advertisers and marketers the ability to strategically target an engaged audience of high school athletes and fans. TAKKLE's investors include Wasserman Media Group LLC, Greycroft Partners LLC, Jack Schneider, Managing Director at Allen & Company, Inc., Sports Illustrated, IJ Smith Enterprises LLC and the New York City Investment Fund.
AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a community blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the industry in innovation by engaging its bloggers in a social network. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (OnMedia NYC, Venture Summit East and West, On Hollywood, The Broadband Digital, Stanford Summit, and Going Green)and quarterly print "blogozine". No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.