Is a Winner of the 2015 Red Herring Global 100 Award

Red Herring announced its Top 100 Global in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia today, celebrating these startups' innovations and technologies across their respective industries.

Nov 24, 2015, 07:00 ET from Medigoo Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Herring's Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work. 

"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 the globe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. The Medigoo team should be proud of its accomplishment."

"We are excited that Red Herring nominated us a Global 100 Award Winner," says Dr. Mika Karilahti, Co-Founder and CEO of Medigoo Inc. "This gives us confidence to explore the expansion to the global markets ahead of our previous schedule. At the venue we found great contacts to give us reach to both the American and the Asian markets."

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 startups 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.

Medigoo Inc., founded in 2007 in Helsinki, Finland, provides online health and medical information to consumers at no cost through their free-text symptoms search box. The company also sells home health test devices and kits and links them with the medical articles. carries the largest portfolio of consumer health self-tests in Europe.

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