New York, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2009
Peer39 today announced that it has been selected to the 2009 OnMedia 100 List. The OnMedia 100 Award is given to private, emerging technology companies in the advertising, publishing, marketing, branding and public relations spaces. Peer39 was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team based on demonstration of growth, market opportunity, quality of innovation and customer traction.
"It is especially gratifying this year to be recognized by AlwaysOn as the leader in semantic advertising solutions," said Amiad Solomon, CEO of Peer39. "Peer39 partners with the world's top-tier publishers and networks to analyze their content semantically and maximize yield and revenue. We believe that semantics holds the key to the growth of the internet in 2009 and beyond, and Peer39 is becoming the standard in this industry."
Peer39 and the other OnMedia 100 winners will be recognized at the OnMedia 100 Conference at the Ritz Carlton, New York City, on February 2-4. This two-and-a-half day executive conference is co-presented by Forbes and will feature presentations and high-level debates from CEOs, journalists, industry experts, investors and publishing and advertising executives.
"The 2009 OnMedia 100 companies have demonstrated their tenacity even in the toughest economic conditions that the technology world has ever encountered," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "We applaud their success in pushing the boundaries of innovation, creating market opportunities and transforming the industry even in the earlier stages of their businesses."
The OnMedia 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2009 list.
Peer39 is the global leader in semantic advertising solutions. Based on natural language processing and machine learning, Peer39's patented SemanticMatch™ technology semantic advertising technology maximizes revenue by understanding page meaning and sentiment, and then targets the most relevant, high yield advertising to the page. Peer39 partners with top-tier publishers and networks to become the standard of semantic classification and monetization on the internet. Headquartered in New York City, Peer39 maintains a research and development center in Israel. Peer39 Labs conducts primary research in semantic web technologies resulting in a number of patents covering its technology and business practices. Peer39 is backed by blue chip investors including Canaan Partners, JPMorgan, Dawntreader Ventures, and leading industry insiders.
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