ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ActivEngage Inc., the leading provider of online chat software and managed chat services for automotive dealerships announced today it has been chosen as a Red Herring 2016 Top 100 Global company.
"It is an honor to be selected as a Top 100 Global Winner. Being recognized as one of the world's top innovators is possibly the best award we can be given. I am proud to know that our investment in innovation and leveraging the most cutting-edge technology is being recognized," said Ted Rubin, COO of ActivEngage.
Red Herring's Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.
"Choosing 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 across the globe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe ActivEngage embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. ActivEngage should be proud of its accomplishment."
ActivEngage has conducted millions of chats with online consumers across America. The company has focused its effort in the automotive industry and is currently expanding into other verticals. "The amount of conversational and transactional data we collect on behalf of organizations is what helps us develop best-in-class software and makes our company an effective live chat provider. We are delighted to be recognized in Red Herring's Top Global 100," said Todd Smith, CEO of ActivEngage.
Red Herring's editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track records and standing of companies 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.
Since 2007, ActivEngage has provided the most trusted automotive live chat software and professionally managed chat service to dealerships, automotive groups and manufacturers around the world. With ActivEngage's web-based software, dealerships can build relationships with their online customers and provide a concierge-level of customer service. ActivEngage also employs professional Live Chat Specialists in its Orlando and Las Vegas offices who are expertly trained to answer inquiries and generate additional sales opportunities on behalf of dealerships. To learn more about ActivEngage, please visit www.activengage.com.
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