The finalists list confirms the excellent choices made by entrepreneurs and VCs and the start-ups' solid roots in corporate America, embracing their innovations. By all metrics, it emphasizes the United States’ entrepreneurial excellence,
Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2014
Cinsay, the leader in social video eCommerce, announced today it had been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.
Red Herring has been selecting the most exciting and promising start-ups and "scale ups" since 1995. Finalists are still evaluated individually from a large pool of hundreds of candidates based across North America. Twenty major criteria underlie the scoring and process. They include, among others, the candidate company's addressable market size, its IP and patents, its financing, the proof of concept, trailing revenues and management's expertise. Each company goes through an individual interview after filling out a thorough submission, complemented by a due diligence. The list of finalists often includes the best performing and prominent companies of that year.
This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the company’s actual track record and standing, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.
“Cinsay is honored to be recognized by such a respected leader in the media world of technology and innovation,” said Christian Briggs, founder and CEO of Cinsay. “Our technology is changing business and the way people watch, shop and share video on the web and on mobile. Cinsay isn’t just a technology platform but a company with a nobility of purpose to empower people with a way to expand their existing business and even launch a new business. We’re looking forward to presenting our multi-patented technology at the Red Herring Conference.”
2014 will be remembered as a special vintage. "The finalists list confirms the excellent choices made by entrepreneurs and VCs and the start-ups' solid roots in corporate America, embracing their innovations. By all metrics, it emphasizes the United States’ entrepreneurial excellence," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring.
Finalist selections for the 2014 edition of the Red Herring 100 North America award are based upon technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition and financial health. During the several months leading up to the announcement, hundreds of companies in the fields of security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, life sciences, cloud, mobile and others completed their submissions to qualify for the award.
Finalists are asked to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring North America Forum in Monterey, Calif., May 14 to 16, 2014. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony the evening of May 16 at the event.
About Cinsay, Inc.
Austin-based Cinsay has created a next-generation e-commerce, viewer interactive, video-based platform for any size business. Cinsay's technology enables anyone to sell products, display printable coupons, capture donations, and generate leads all inside its patented Smart Store™ technology. Along with being the premiere video commerce provider for small and medium businesses, Cinsay is adding new exclusive content channels for sports, music and movies.
Forbes named Cinsay one of "America's Most Promising Companies" while eTail Conferences named Cinsay a "Rising Star" in innovation for 2012. Cinsay's eCommerce video-based platform can be used for any individual or business. For more information, please visit http://www.cinsay.com or call 855-725-2462.
One or more of the following patents may protect Cinsay's software, systems, and/or services. See http://www.cinsay.com/patents. U.S. Patent Nos. 8,312,486, 8,533,753 and 8,549,555 for interactive Internet-based video applications.