It’s mentioned that “Once a Red Herring winner, always a Red Herring winner” and Nimbuzz is honoured to join the famed list along with Google, eBay, and Skype – again.
“The exceptional accomplishments of European technology start-ups and entrepreneurs are a testament to the rapid advancements being made in building the European innovation ecosystem.” Red Herring Managing Director, Farley Duvall stated.
Out of 200 successful and , the Red Herring editorial team chose winners based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy, and dedication to research/development.
Nimbuzz’s CEO, Evert Jaap Lugt commented, “We are delighted to once again be named a Red Herring 100 winner. Following our nomination as a Global 100 winner in 2008, it is great to now also be named a Red Herring Europe 100 winner in 2009. We see this reward as recognition for our efforts to make Nimbuzz the world’s leading mobile social messenger and VoIP provider and of our success and phenomenal growth (adding a new user every 3 seconds).”
The Red Herring Europe 2009 Conference, which was held March 31- April 2, explores how European firms are leading the charge in many technology sectors, gaining a competitive advantage, and driving entrepreneurial success in ways that create business opportunities for challengers and incumbents alike.
For 13 years, technology industry executives, investors, and observers have regarded the Red Herring 100 lists as an invaluable instrument to discover and advocate the promising leaders that would change the way we live and work.