The Red Herring editorial team selected the Finalists for the 2012 Red Herring 100 Americas Award. This group of companies is the short list for the Top 100 award. They are the most innovative and promising companies from a pool of hundreds from across North America. 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 Americas Forum in Santa Monica May 21-23 – the 2012 Top 100 Americas winners will be selected. The formal announcement will occur at a special award dinner on May 23 at the event.