IRVINE, Calif., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- YouMail, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent telephony services for consumers and small businesses, today announced that it has been named by AlwaysOn as one of the "AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch." The award signifies leadership among peers and recognizes game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players around the world. YouMail was selected by the AlwaysOn global editorial team and industry experts based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
YouMail, Inc. provides intelligent telephony services that automate and improve everyday communication, making its users more productive. The company's flagship app has replaced voicemail with an innovative digital secretary that turns a missed call into a pleasant and productive experience, with Smart Greetings, Smart Blocking of robocalls, Auto-Replies that support lead capture by moving phone calls to e-mail and web interactions, and more.
YouMail, Inc. and other AlwaysOn honorees are being recognized, July 8-9, at the AlwaysOn 13th annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum. The event focuses on the industry's top trends and identifies the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
"We are honored to be selected as one of the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch," said Alex Quilici, CEO of YouMail. "We've focused on innovating in the telecom and mobile space to provide free and low-cost solutions that enable sole proprietors and very small businesses efficiently and effectively handle their ongoing and often overwhelming stream of calls from prospects, customers, and partners."
"The AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch are the best-of-breed private companies in consumer and business-to-business applications, and cloud and mobile infrastructure sectors—representing the fastest growing and most highly valued new companies on the planet," said AlwaysOn founder and editor, Tony Perkins.
The AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch 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 2015 list.
About YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. (http://www.youmail.com) is the leading provider of intelligent telephony services for consumers and small businesses. The YouMail smartphone app has answered more than five billion calls for over seven million registered users, with users in hundreds of thousands of small businesses, and 498 of the Fortune 500 companies. YouMail improves caller care and productivity, helps businesses attract new leads through automated call screening, personalized auto replies, after-hours answering services, and stops robocalls in their tracks with Smart Blocking™-- a patent-pending call blocking technology. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., YouMail is backed by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Wavemaker Ventures, the Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund, the CrunchFund, the Tech Coast Angels, and numerous private investors and family offices, and was recently named an "AlwaysOn Global 100 Company to Watch"
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.
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