June 26, 2018, San Francisco, U.S. – Limelight Health, a leader in employee benefits software, is excited to announce that it is a winner of Red Herring’s Top 100 Companies of North America 2018, recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies.
The winners were celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Marina Del Rey Hotel on June 18-21, having been chosen from thousands of entrants which were whittled down to hundreds making the trip to California. The ceremony, led by Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux, was preceded by two days of keynote speeches, discussions and finalist presentations.
“2018’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Vieux. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here in California, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience.
“What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors,” added Vieux. “Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models on show here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe Limelight Health embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Limelight Health should be proud of its achievement: the competition was incredibly strong.”
Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration. Winners ran the gamut of verticals, from fintech and marketing to security, IoT and many more.
“What an amazing honor to be included,” said Jason T. Andrew, CEO & Co-Founder of Limelight Health. “Alex and his team assembled a tremendous group of companies and put together a great event. In our quest to become the standard in our industry, to be selected for this prestigious award and be among some of the other companies that have gone before us is absolutely wonderful”.
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype, to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
Following Limelight Health’s Top 100 win it has been invited to showcase at the Top 100 Global event in October. Red Herring is dedicated to supporting Limelight Health’s continued path to success and innovation.