GuideSpark Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Winner

MENLO PARK, Calif.--()--Red Herring has announced GuideSpark as a Red Herring 100 Global Award Winner. This award celebrates the year’s most innovative and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from North America, Europe and Asia and was selected from over 1,000 companies from more than 40 nations.

Red Herring’s Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, Alibaba Group and eBay would change the way we live and work.

“We want to thank Red Herring for honoring GuideSpark with this prestigious award.” Keith Kitani, CEO of GuideSpark continues, “We have great passion for helping our customers connect and engage with their employees. Together we are building the future of employee communications and I’m excited that we are able to deliver a solution that provides measurable improvement in employee education, participation, and engagement.”

GuideSpark’s innovative solution helps companies connect with their employees through the unique combination of a SaaS delivery platform, customized multimedia content that is kept up-to-date by GuideSpark, and an analytics engine to measure engagement. Companies were judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to: technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy, and market share improvement. This was complemented by a review of the track records and standing of startups relative to their peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models from around the world.

“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across the globe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe GuideSpark embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. GuideSpark should be proud of its accomplishment.”

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company that unites the world's best high-technology innovators, venture investors and business decision-makers in a variety of forums, including print, online and exclusive events worldwide. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs. Its Red Herring 100 awards for North America, Europe, Asia and Global have recognized more than 5,000 companies in their early stages, including Baidu, Google, eBay and Skype. For more information, please go to: http://www.redherring.com/events/.

About GuideSpark

GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications and engagement, transforms how companies communicate and engage with their employees through customized video and mobile experiences for every stage of the employee life cycle, from onboarding to benefits, compensation and more. The solution is accessible via a robust platform that provides an interactive user experience and deep analytics on employee engagement. GuideSpark, named to the Inc 5000 list of “America’s fastest-growing companies,” serves hundreds of enterprise customers across all industries and millions of employees. By leveraging content and technology, GuideSpark helps its customers transform their employee communications to increase engagement, create efficiencies by saving time and money, deliver consistent messaging and get peace of mind knowing that their employees understand the value of working for the company.

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Lindsey Records, 650-653-3107
pr@guidespark.com

Contacts

GuideSpark
Lindsey Records, 650-653-3107
pr@guidespark.com