Recognized for creating new opportunities in the Global Silicon Valley.
San Francisco, CA July 10, 2013 – Maven, the Global Knowledge Marketplace, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Maven was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
Maven and the AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch will be honored at AlwaysOn’s tenth annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23rd, 2013.
This two-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit’s goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
“A mature mobile marketplace, coupled with reliability and stability in the cloud, is bringing innovation and opportunity to the Global Silicon Valley. New ideas and innovations are continuing to expand, with applications appearing and becoming indispensible almost overnight. Both business and consumer users are swiftly adapting to the new digital age, demanding fast response, nimble apps, and reliable infrastructure. This year’s up-and-comers are quickly moving into prosperity and finding an audience with an insatiable appetite for what they have to offer,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The technology marketplace is being bolstered by the companies that made this year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch list. We congratulate the AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch, companies that our editors believe represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in today’s private company marketplace.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.
Maven connects decision-makers with knowledgeable professionals to help answer pressing business questions and remove the daily barriers to making smarter decisions. Innovation professionals from the world’s largest companies have embraced Maven as an essential tool for sourcing and sharing ideas and generating the insights needed to rapidly advance key programs.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch
“On behalf of my colleagues at Maven and the hundreds of thousands of participants in our Global Knowledge Marketplace, we are honored to be included in this year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 Companies to Watch,” says Maven CEO Wyatt Nordstrom. “Maven is the fastest way to source expertise, helping professionals make smarter decisions. We look forward to participating in the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit later this month.”
Maven is a global network of industry professionals, thought leaders, and experts who connect, share knowledge, and help each other address business challenges of all sizes. Maven’s proprietary “microconsulting” platform provides instant access to highly qualified experts from every background via paid knowledge sharing interactions, including:
• Extended Consulting Projects
• Business Education Workshops & Seminars
• Knowledge Communities, powered by Maven
Maven – Faster Insights. Smarter Decisions.
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.