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Georgia Companies Win the Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award


ATLANTA (June 3rd, 2013) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is pleased to announce that Georgia-based AirWatch, Paymetricand Snapfinger  were recently named winners of the Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Award. The award honors the year's most promising private technology companies in North America.


Perimeter-based AirWatch, is the world’s largest mobile security and enterprise mobility management provider. Alpharetta’s Paymetric provides integrated and secure ePayment processing services; while Snapfinger, located in Buckhead, is the developer of an app for online and mobile food ordering from over 28,000 restaurants.  The 3 companies join a prestigious list of companies that were recognized in previous years  including Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, Marin Software, Palo Alto Networks, and eBay. 


Georgia continues to demonstrate its place as a center for innovation,” saidTino Mantella, TAG President and CEO. “TAG congratulates AirWatch, Paymetric and Snapfinger for winning the Red Herring Top 100 North America Award and we encourage our vibrant tech start-up community to follow their example.”


Red Herring selects one hundred award winners, among the 3,000 tech startups financed each year in the U.S. and Canada. Companies are evaluated by Red Herring’s editorial staff on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation and intellectual property, management quality, business model, customer footprint, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track record and standing of startups relative to their sector 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 in North America.


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