Recognized for its pioneering work with Cricket, Gaming and Consumer Engagement in Asia. Dream11.com, the ‘World’s No.1 Fantasy Cricket Game’, has been nominated for the coveted Red Herring Top 100 Asia Awards to be hosted by Red Herring in Shanghai on 15th and 16th November 2010.
— Dream11.com, the ‘World’s No.1 Fantasy Cricket Game’, has been nominated for the coveted Red Herring Top 100 Asia Awards to be hosted by Red Herring in Shanghai on 15th and 16th November 2010. The awards are aimed at recognizing how innovative technologies have reached new frontiers and are creating potential business opportunities.
The 200 finalists are based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Australia and Vietnam. The names of the 200 companies short-listed as finalists for the “Red Herring 100 Asia 2010″ can be found online at http://herringevents.com/rha2010/finalists/2010finalists.html.
Speaking on this occasion, Harsh Jain, Founder and Managing Director, Dream11 Gaming Pvt. Ltd., said, “Dream11.com is extremely proud to be featured in the list of finalists for the Red Herring 100 Asia. This recognition is a validation of our Fantasy Cricket concept and the business model weaved around Cricket Entertainment. The idea and the technology behind it has created outstanding growth for us and our partners in terms of revenues, new markets and new customers.”
“This year was especially difficult,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “Despite the global economic situation, there were many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products that we had a difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. Dream11.com shows great promise therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the Winners of the Top 100 Asia Award.”
Red Herring 100 Asia is an exclusive event honouring 100 cutting-edge private technology companies from across the Asia-Pacific region. The event brings together an elite roster of entrepreneurial and global venture investment firms to showcase excellence in innovation. It features three days of keynote discussions, roundtable panels and intimate networking events designed for participants to make connections and learn what it takes to achieve the best in business and technology in Asia.
As part of its short listing process, the editorial team of Red Herring rigorously evaluates over 1,000 private companies through a careful analysis of financial data and subjective criteria, including quality of management, execution of strategy and dedication to research & development.
Earlier this year, Dream11.com has received number of accolades including a nomination as the best new Fantasy Sports website in the world by the FSTA (Fantasy Sports Trade Association), the oldest and most prestigious non-profit fantasy sports trade body worldwide. Along with this, Dream11.com’s game “Slumdog Cricketer” was also nominated for the prestigious FICCI BAF Awards 2010 in the “Best Online Game” category.
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Notes to Editor
About Red Herring Awards:
Red Herring will provide a platform for all the technology companies by critically analyzing each of the companies with cutting edge technology. The event is the right platform to share ideas and research based insight on the future of technology and innovation in the same. The Top 100 Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 16 at Red Herring Asia, in Shanghai.
About Red Herring:
Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums. The various facets of Red Herring comprises of leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology newsletters, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring awards are considered to be the most coveted awards in the industry. Visit www.herring100.com for more information.
Dream11.com, the ‘World’s No.1 Fantasy Cricket Game’, is the flagship brand of Dream11 Gaming Pvt. Ltd. It is a unique and innovative Fantasy Cricket website that offers users the world’s first graphical Fantasy Cricket game. The website also allows users to compete and connect with millions of cricket fanatics and develop ‘cricket communities’ that further add to the fun quotient. Features like Live Scores, News, Player Profiles, Schedules, Standings, Statistics and Cricket Games, along with Community tools, ensure a complete Fantasy Cricket experience for its global users.
What is Fantasy Cricket?
Fantasy Cricket, a part of the Fantasy Sports Genre, provides users an opportunity to select their own virtual cricket team. Simply put, users optimize their allocated budget to create fantasy teams of real players and score points depending on how those players perform in real life matches. Visit www.dream11.com for more information.
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