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Gurgaon, Haryana, India, 2008/11/05 - iXiGO.com - The most-promising private technology Ventures to be celebrated on December 2-3, 2008 in Hong Kong, China.
Red Herring Magazine announced that iXiGO.com has been short listed forerunners of the Red Herring 100 Asia 2008 awards. The 100 winners will be announced at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2-3, 2008.
The 200 finalists are based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia and Vietnam. The names of the 200 companies short-listed as finalists for the "Red Herring 100 Asia 2008 will be found online" "The 200 finalists we selected from across 16 countries and regions are all excellent contenders," said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. "They are exceptional companies who thrive on innovation and strongly define the important role of technology in Asia’s economy and throughout the world."
“iXiGO’s nomination for this prestigious award for the second year in a row is an acknowledgement of our strong track record of bringing market-leading innovations to life”, said Founder and CEO, Aloke Bajpai.
The finalists and winning companies will be celebrated at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2-3, 2008. Red Herring 100 Asia is an exclusive event honoring 100 cutting-edge private technology companies from across the Asia-Pacific region. The event brings together an elite roster of entrepreneurial and global venture investment firms to showcase excellence in innovation. It features two days of keynote discussions, roundtable panels and intimate networking events designed for participants to make connections and learn what it takes to achieve the best in business and technology in Asia.
Distinguished speakers on past Red Herring 100 Asia include SeHyun Oh, Chairman of SK Telcom, John Chen, Chairman of Sybase, Richard Li, Chairman of PCCW; Victor Koo, CEO of Youku.com (former President of Sohu.com); James Ding, Chairman of AsiaInfo, John Hummelstad, Apac Director of Microsoft Venture and many others.
iXiGO® (ixigo.com) is India’s leading online and mobile travel search engine based out of Gurgaon. iXiGO searches across multiple airlines, hotels, and bus booking sites and finds the best travel deals in India. Launched in June 2007 by an entrepreneurial team of young IITians and INSEAD MBAs, iXiGO.com has been recognized by NASSCOM as India’s Top-100 Innovator; BusinessToday and WSJ-Mint have named it among India’s hottest startups for its unique market approach, product usability, and passionate management team. iXiGO is backed by BAF Spectrum, a Singapore-based seed-investment fund.
About Red Herring
Red Herring (redherring.com) is a global media company uniting 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 research, 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.