Respere is a Red Herring Asia 2008 Finalist
San Francisco, CA, October 8th 2008 – Red Herring Magazine announced today that Respere 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 at http://herringresearch.com/eventspace/blgtrx_event_home/asia08/index.html
"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."
"I'm extremely happy that Respere was selected amongst the top companies in Asia. I'd like to thank the team at Respere who made this possible, through their dedication and innovativeness. This recognition would help Respere immensely in its growth for the future" said Pradeeper Darmendra, CEO, Respere.
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.