SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Linearhub, which developed the video conferencing service, roundee.io, used by Slack (collaboration platform for corporations), was selected as one of the top 100 global technology companies by Red Herring magazine.
The K-ICT Born2Global Centre (Born2Global), a major Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), announced on Nov. 28 that Linearhub, a member of Born2Global, was selected as a "2016 Red Herring Global Top 100 Technology Venture Company" (2016 Red Herring Global: Winners) by Red Herring magazine, a world-renowned publication specializing in IT based in the United States. Linearhub attended the awards ceremony held by Red Herring in Los Angeles from the 15th to 17th of last month, where it received the award.
As a world-renowned publication specializing in IT, Red Herring magazine has been selecting the top 100 promising companies in Asia, North America, and Europe every year since 1996.
From among 1,000 companies in 40 countries around the world, the 2016 Red Herring Global Top 100 Technology Venture Company award was granted to startups who have introduced the most innovative technologies and business models this year. Google, Alibaba, Baidu, Xiaomi, and Kakao are some notable recipients of the award.
The final winners are selected through qualitative and quantitative analyses of technological innovation, financial performance, growth potential, executive capabilities, global strategy implementation, and market influence in Asia, North America, and Europe. Linearhub was selected as one of the "Asian Top 100 Companies" last September as well.
Linearhub's video conferencing service, roundee.io, provides a collaborative history of all related information on a meeting, including meeting videos, minutes, and transcripts, after the meeting is complete. roundee.io uses video conferencing not only as a real-time communication tool but a knowledge base tool as well. Moreover, Slack users can use the roundee.io video conferencing service directly from a web browser without installing any additional software.
Linearhub CEO Kim Sunghyuk said, "I started this business based on the belief that it will create value for users by allowing them to share, store, and search for information through video conferencing. We feel that this award is an acknowledgment of our efforts to meet the high demand of our customers and continuously improve our product in order to ensure our competitiveness in the video conferencing market over the past year since our establishment."
Alex Vieux, editor-in-chief of Red Herring, said, "New technology is bringing disruptive innovation. Through innovation, vast amounts of data and intellectual property are now accessible to entrepreneurs today, transforming every aspect of business. The 2016 Red Herring Global Top 100 Technology Venture Companies are proof that this innovation continues."
For more detailed information on the Linearhub, please check out https://www.roundee.com/
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SOURCE K-ICT Born2Global Centre