SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RiskIQ, the company that enables organizations to detect and mitigate customer facing threats, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as an OnMobile Top 100 winner for 2014. The OnMobile 100 recognizes companies that are creating high-growth businesses that offer huge upside potential for investors. RiskIQ was identified as a leader for developing a radical new approach and technology that is pushing the bounds of brand protection in the mobile apps market.
“Early on, RiskIQ identified and focused on threats to enterprise brands and their customers posed by malicious actors that seed app stores with copycat apps,” said Elias Manousos, CEO of RiskIQ. “Being named an OnMobile Top 100 company provides further validation for our vision, execution and the leadership position we have established in the market for mobile brand infringement protection.”
Each year, the AlwaysOn editorial team, along with investment and industry experts across the globe scour the entrepreneurial community to identify the top 100 private mobile technology companies. RiskIQ was selected based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
RiskIQ and the OnMobile Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnMobile event on November 14th, 2014, at AlwaysOn's world headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.
RiskIQ detects online threats that exploit customers and damage enterprise brands. The company discovers and continuously analyzes web and mobile assets from the user perspective to detect malware, fraud and brand infringements. RiskIQ’s cloud service is used by eight of the 10 largest financial institutions in the U.S. and five of the nine leading Internet companies in the world. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Battery Ventures and Summit Partners. To learn more about RiskIQ, visit www.riskiq.com.