Contigo Selected as Red Herring Canada Top 50 Finalist
VANCOUVER, BC (August 28, 2008) – Contigo, the leading provider of turn-key GPS solutions for asset tracking, fleet management and personal safety, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by global media company Red Herring as a finalist in the Canada Top 50 list of Canadian technology innovators.
“We are honored by this recognition of our technological innovation, and thank Red Herring for their consideration,” stated John Tedesco, President and CEO of Contigo. “Location Based Services using GPS is one of the fastest growing high-tech sectors. We believe that our technology platform, our team and our strategy has enabled us to become a key player in the LBS market and in the broader Canadian technology industry.”
The Red Herring team evaluated hundreds of privately-held Canadian companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, and execution of strategy. The Top 50 winners will be announced at Red Herring’s Second Annual Canada Top 50 Awards held from September 15-17, in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world's best technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. For more information, please visit www.redherring.com.
Contigo is a leading provider of location-based services using wireless and GPS technology for asset-tracking, fleet management and personal safety applications. Contigo’s patented platform enables companies and consumers to monitor the assets, vehicles, personnel and loved ones important to them 24/7 via the internet. Contigo’s solutions are distributed across the U.S. and Canada through Contigo’s network of value-added resellers. Founded in 2002, Contigo is a privately held corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia with U.S. operations headquartered in Santa Monica, California. For more information, please visit www.contigo.com.