Los Angeles, California (PRWEB)
June 20, 2017
Red Herring announced the winners of its 2017 Top 100 North America event, recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies.
Insticator Inc. has been selected as a winner of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, with its founder and CEO, Zack Dugow, becoming the youngest CEO to be awarded the Red Herring accolade this year.
The honor came during an exceptional week for Insticator. Prior to being named a Red Herring Top 100 Winner, the ad tech company was also featured as a top publisher tool in Luma Partners’ 2017 Display LUMAscape, an infographic which recognizes leading digital media and tech companies.
The winners, celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Marina Del Rey Marriott Hotel, have been chosen from thousands of entrants, which were then whittled down to hundreds making the trip to California. The ceremony, led by Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux, was preceded by two days of keynote speeches, discussions and finalist presentations.
Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration. Winners ran the gamut of verticals, from fintech and marketing to security, IoT and many more.
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
“2017’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Vieux. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique,…