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Miniweb Named as Red Herring Europe 100 Winner

Miniweb Interactive, a UK headquartered company that delivers an interactive TV experience, today announced that it has been selected as a winner in the Red Herring Europe 100, an award given each year to the top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA region. This award is recognition of the interactive platform that Miniweb has developed, which removes the barriers to entry of interactivity, enabling new revenue generating, enhanced TV business models and the convergence of web and TV content delivery, says the company.

"We are delighted to have been named as a Red Herring 100 Europe Winner. As broadcast and broadband entertainment converge in the living room, Miniweb delivers a unique consumer experience and new opportunities for content owners to interact with TV audiences. Our platform drives down the cost of creating and deploying interactive TV Sites across numerous TV distribution networks, bringing the economics of the web to the TV for the first time," said Ian Valentine, CEO, Miniweb Interactive. "We look forward to delivering our interactive TV solution to many more CE device manufacturers, TV network operators, broadcasters, and advertisers so they can now enable new interactive revenues from TV audiences."

Red Herring's annual lists of top private companies identify new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring's editorial staff rigorously evaluated hundreds of private companies through a careful analysis of financial data and subjective criteria, including quality of management, execution of strategy, and dedication to research and development.

"This year's impressive list of winners demonstrates Europe's emergence as a major player in the global technology sector," said Red Herring Editor-in-Chief, Joel Dreyfuss. "The exceptional accomplishments of European technology companies and entrepreneurs are a testament to the rapid advancements being made in building the European innovation ecosystem."