Contigo Wins Red Herring Canada Top 50 Award
Award recognizes the most promising and innovative Canadian companies
VANCOUVER, BC (September 23, 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 chosen for the “Red Herring Canada Top 50”, a selection of the leading Canadian technology innovators.
Contigo was officially announced as a winner on September 17 during Red Herring’s Second Annual Canada Top 50 Awards in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, an event that featured two days of keynote presentations and roundtable discussions from notable speakers.
Red Herring’s editorial staff rigorously evaluated the finalists on both quantitative and qualitative criteria. This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list an invaluable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.
“This year showcased some of the most promising Canadian companies,” commented Red Herring editor-in-chief, Joel Dreyfuss. “Choosing the top 50 companies from a group of 100 finalists was incredibly difficult. The companies who were chosen should be proud, as the competition was strong.”
“We are pleased to join the impressive roster of companies who made the Red Herring Canada Top 50 list,” commented John Tedesco, President and CEO of Contigo. “Over the past two years we have consistently achieved more than 100% revenue growth and have continued to expand our product portfolio, partnerships and customer base. Being selected by Red Herring is a reflection of these achievements and we are truly honored.”
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.
To view the Red Herring Top 50 list, please visit http://www.herringevents.com/canada08/Canada50.html.
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.