Each of the Northeast 100 winners had to demonstrate leadership among their peers in the following areas: innovation, market opportunity, commercialization, media buzz, and stakeholder value creation. We congratulate them all on this great honor!
New York (Vocus) April 1, 2008
WebCollage, a leading content exchange for manufacturers and their business partners, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the Northeast 100 Top Private Companies. The first-annual Northeast 100 list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel.
In order to be eligible for the list, companies in the Northeastern United States had to be creating new business opportunities in high-growth markets, demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technology in a key sector. AlwaysOn received hundreds of nominations for this year's list.
WebCollage and the Northeast 100 Top Companies for 2008 will be honored at the AlwaysOn Venture Summit East to be held April 7 – April 9, 2008, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA.
Venture Summit East a two-day gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and technology trends impacting the global growth investor. Venture Summit East features the most influential institutional investors, venture capitalists, corporate buyers, investment bankers and research analysts in the Eastern US in keynote presentations and panel debates. The idea behind the Northeast 100 companies list is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the Northeast region’s technology industry.
"For the first annual elite Northeast 100 list we surveyed more than 500 venture investors, investment bankers, and technology insiders, who nominated hundreds of companies to determine the Northeast 100 winners," said Tony Perkins, Founder and Editor, AlwaysOn Network. "Each of the Northeast 100 winners had to demonstrate leadership among their peers in the following areas: innovation, market opportunity, commercialization, media buzz, and stakeholder value creation. We congratulate them all on this great honor!"
"It is an honor to be selected as a Northeast 100 Top Private Company as it highlights the innovative nature of and the value delivered by the WebCollage solution," said Jed Alpert, Vice President of Marketing for WebCollage. "More than 75 leading global brand manufacturers have chosen WebCollage to help drive their online marketing and branding on more than 750 ecommerce sites worldwide. We are pleased to be recognized by AlwaysOn for our unparalleled content exchange that delivers bottom-line benefits for both our client manufacturers and their business partners."
As a SaaS marketing solution, there is no software for WebCollage clients to install or maintain in order to exchange marketing content with business partners. WebCollage's solution opens an automated pipeline, between manufacturers' websites and their business partners' websites, through which Web marketing and advertising are seamlessly delivered. As manufacturers update and change their marketing messages, WebCollage keeps partners' websites synchronized -- driving measurable increases in online and offline sales and ensuring that customers have access to the most up-to-date and accurate marketing information no matter where they research and buy goods.
About The AlwaysOn Venture Summit East
Venture Summit East is a two-day gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and technology trends impacting the global growth investor. Venture Summit East features the most influential institutional investors, venture capitalists, corporate buyers, investment bankers and research analysts in the Eastern US in keynote presentations and panel debates. The goal of Venture Summit East is to match growth-company buyers and sellers and identify the most promising innovation-driven, growth investment opportunities.
About WebCollage, Inc.
WebCollage is the leading content exchange for manufacturers and their business partners -- retailers, VARs and distributors. Using WebCollage's patented, turnkey solution, manufacturers can extend their Web product marketing content to all of their business partners and address the challenge of how to optimize the selling and marketing of products via the Web. WebCollage benefits manufacturers and business partners alike with measurable bottom-line results including higher conversion rates and larger overall order sizes.
Founded in 2000, WebCollage is a privately-held company headquartered in New York, NY and backed by Sierra Ventures, Cedar Fund, Greylock Partners, GSI Commerce, Inc., and Gilde IT Fund. For more information, please visit: http://www.webcollage.com or call 1.212.563.2112.
ALWAYSON ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. In 2004, ALWAYSON continued to lead the media industry in innovation by introducing a social network where members can connect and engage. ALWAYSON is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (STANFORD SUMMIT, ALWAYSON HOLLYWOOD, ALWAYSON MEDIA and GOINGGREEN) and quarterly print "blogozine" by empowering its members to post and share their ideas and meet each other online. As our loyal readers know, ALWAYSON is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.
Dennis O’Connor (for WebCollage)
781-530-3700; cell: 781-883-5109
Dennis.oconnor @ paradigmshiftpr.com
Michael Parker (For AlwaysOn Venture Summit East)
Lois Paul & Partners
alwayson @ lpp.com
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