Red Herring Magazine announced that Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has been short listed as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Asia 2008 awards. The 100 winners will be announced at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2-3, 2008.
The 200 finalists are based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia and Vietnam. The names of the 200 companies short-listed as finalists for the "Red Herring 100 Asia 2008" will be found online Red herring website.
"The 200 finalists we selected from across 16 countries and regions are all excellent contenders," said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. "They are exceptional companies who thrive on innovation and strongly define the important role of technology in Asia’s economy and throughout the world."
Upside Learning’s Content Solutions Director, Amit Garg, added, “We are very pleased to be nominated as a Red Herring 100 Asia finalist. This is a great reward for our team's effort and recognition of our achievements over the past four and a half years."
Amit Gautam, Director of Technology Solutions at Upside Learning, said, “It is a satisfying experience to be recognized as one of the best technology companies in Asia, as signified by our nomination as a Red Herring 100 Asia finalist. This is an important stepping stone for Upside Learning to scale new heights in the global eLearning market."
The finalists and winning companies will be celebrated at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2-3, 2008. Red Herring 100 Asia is an exclusive event honoring 100 cutting-edge private technology companies from across the Asia-Pacific region. The event brings together an elite roster of entrepreneurial and global venture investment firms to showcase excellence in innovation. It features two days of keynote discussions, roundtable panels and intimate networking events designed for participants to make connections and learn what it takes to achieve the best in business and technology in Asia.
Distinguished speakers on past Red Herring 100 Asia include SeHyun Oh, Chairman of SK Telcom, John Chen, Chairman of Sybase, Richard Li, Chairman of PCCW; Victor Koo, CEO of Youku.com (former President of Sohu.com); James Ding, Chairman of AsiaInfo, John Hummelstad, Apac Director of Microsoft Venture and many others.
About Upside Learning
Upside Learning is a well-established eLearning organization with a base of over 90 partners and clients worldwide. Known for delivering high-quality solutions, it provides a comprehensive range of Content and Technology Solutions and Services spread across a variety of domains. Upside Learning has successfully completed over 250 corporate and academic projects, some of which have won international awards for designing and quality. The company’s Learning Suite includes UpsideLMS, a robust enterprise Learning Management System; UpsideTMS, an easy-to-use web-based system for managing instructor-led training processes; and UpsideAE, an online assessment engine with full QTI compliance.
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology research, 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.
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