YouMail, the leading provider of cutting-edge digital secretary services for managing mobile voicemail, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. YouMail was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
YouMail and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s eighth annual Summit at Stanford on July 27th, 2010, at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.
This two-and-a-half-day executive gathering highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Summit at Stanford’s goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
“After examining the companies that are on the AO Global 250 list, it’s obvious that innovation is not only alive and well in the Global Silicon Valley, it’s accelerating in economic power and scope.” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The companies certainly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2010 list.
YouMail turns mobile phone voicemail into a “digital secretary” for handling unanswered calls that makes the experience enjoyable and productive for both callers and message recipients. YouMail provides mobile applications for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, and other smart phones that provide flexible control over both managing voice messages and greetings. There are over one million registered users of the YouMail’s service, and YouMail has been adopted as the default or recommended voicemail by six carriers.
“YouMail is honored to have been selected to the AlwaysOn Global 250 List,” said Alex Quilici, CEO of YouMail. “We’ve worked hard to provide a mobile voicemail solution that is compelling to both consumers and wireless carriers, and being put on this list highlights our traction and growth.”
YouMail (youmail.com) turns mobile phone voicemail into a “digital secretary” for handling unanswered calls. With personalized greetings, delivery through text or email, voicemail filtering, and voice-to-text transcription, YouMail saves time, increases productivity, and improves reliability of message handling. YouMail gives users flexible control to retrieve and manage voicemail through mobile applications for iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Palm, and other smart phones, through a web browser, via e-mail or by calling in from any phone. YouMail provides an ad-supported free service, as well as a set of premium services, including voice-to-text transcription. YouMail is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, and backed by Vantage Point Venture Partners and Tech Coast Angels. To learn more or sign up for YouMail’s free service, visit youmail.com or download the YouMail application from AppWorld, iTunes, or Android Market.
AlwaysOn (aonetwork.com) is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.