The Red Herring editorial team selected the Finalists for the 2012 Red Herring 100 Europe Award. This group of companies is the short list for the Top 100 Europe award. They are the most innovative and promising companies from a pool of hundreds from across Europe. The Finalists are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, IP creation, CAGR, execution of strategy, and disruption in their respective industries.
After one final stage of judging, a live presentation at the Red Herring Europe Forum in Amsterdam April 23-25, the 2012 Top 100 Europe will be selected and the winners announced at a special award dinner on April 25 at the event.