Retrevo Selected by AlwaysOn as OnMedia Top 100 Winner

Retrevo Selected by AlwaysOn as OnMedia Top 100 Winner
Recognized for game-changing strategies in advertising, marketing, and promotion

Sunnyvale CA, January 22, 2008 – Retrevo, the matchmaker for consumers and electronics products, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia 100 Winners. Inclusion in the OnMedia 100 signifies major developments in the creation of marketing tools, services, venues, and advertising, branding, and public relation campaigns. Retrevo was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and other industry experts spanning the globe, based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Retrevo and the OnMedia 100 Top Private Companies will be honored at the OnMedia conference scheduled to occur on January 28-30, 2008 at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. This two-and-a-half day executive event will feature technology CEO’s from Silicon Valley leading presentations and high-level debates with the global advertising and media establishment, about disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations industries.

Fifty of the top CEO’s from the OnMedia 100 will present their market strategies to a panel of industry experts in a “CEO Showcase.”

“The OnMedia 100 winners have excelled in key strategic areas in the advertising, marketing, public relations, and promotion industry,” said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn. “We congratulate them for their success in introducing new tools, services, and venues for marketers to have at their fingertips and for use to take their business to the next level in innovation.”

The OnMedia 100 was selected from over hundreds of companies, nominated by a panel of industry experts in the online ad service, technology, community platform, mobile advertising, marketing, and Web analytic sectors from around the world.

Retrevo provides an innovative yet simple way for people to manage their relationships with consumer electronics products. With more than 40,000 new CE products introduced every year, consumers are inundated with complex products, options, constantly changing information and knowledge that they can’t keep up with. Retrevo does the research legwork for consumers and presents information in simple, digestible forms that everyday people can understand and use to find, buy and use electronics products.

“We’d like to thank AlwaysOn for their recognition of Retrevo for an OnMedia Top 100 award”, said Vipin Jain, CEO of Retrevo. “Retrevo is changing the way people find, buy and use consumer electronics products. Using its deep artificial intelligence technology, Retrevo synthesizes complex information and presents answers that everyday shoppers and owners of consumer electronics can understand quickly and reliably. No one else in the marketplace covers the full CE relationship lifecycle like Retrevo.”

A full list of all the OnMedia 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at http://www.alwayson.goingon.com/

About Retrevo
Retrevo is the first matchmaking service for people and electronics that makes finding, buying and using electronics products simple and fun. Our artificial intelligence based service aggregates, classifies and summarizes relevant information on electronics products from experts, users, manufacturers, user manuals and other web pages, and supplies consumers with instant answers in easily digestible and actionable formats. For more information, visit www.retrevo.com.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a community blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the industry in innovation by engaging its bloggers in a social network. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (OnMedia NYC, Venture Summit East and West, On Hollywood, The Broadband Digital, Stanford Summit, and Going Green) and quarterly print “blogozine”. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.

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