Global Village Concerns Wins 2012 Red Herring Top 100 North American Private Tech Company Award
SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Village Concerns (GVC), an online social commerce company with a unique shared value model for cause-based organizations, announced today it has been selected by Red Herring as one of North America's Top 100 Private Tech Companies. This prestigious award is in recognition of the leading private companies with the most promising business models from North America, based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, market penetration and their ability to disrupt the industry.
"We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of Red Herring 's Top 100. Our revolutionary business model has received an overwhelmingly positive response from the marketplace and this award is further affirmation that it pays to do the right thing," said Global Village Concerns President and CEO, George Hampton . "Through technology, we can help schools and non-profits build a strong global network and create incremental revenue to help fund their missions."
"Choosing the 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 from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Global Village Concerns embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Global Village Concerns should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong."
About GVC: Global Village Concerns (GVC), based in San Diego, CA, is an online social commerce company that enables cause-based organizations (like schools) to promote their brands, enlist supporters and generate incremental revenue for their causes. Global Village Concerns' solution operates on a principle of mutual benefit and shared value. GVC provides new brand images for the client, exclusive branded merchandise, a platform to enlist supporters and an online commerce platform to drive revenue.
About Red Herring : Red Herring's Top 100 Americas 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.
Media Contact: Diane Roche Global Village Concerns, 8587687440, firstname.lastname@example.org
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