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Apr 10, 2012

Hippo Is A Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award


The finalists for the 2012 Red Herring 100 Europe Awards were selected by the editorial team. As the award Website states these companies are “the most innovative and promising companies from a pool of hundreds across Europe”. Each of the finalists are evaluated by the team across both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial success, innovation in technology, the quality of the management team, intellectual property creation, revenue growth, execution of marketing strategies and the general disruption in their respective industries. These criteria give the editorial team a unique perspective that allows the selection of companies to get beyond the typical marketing hype.
“As an organization focused on innovation, we are highly honored to be a finalist in the 2012 Red Herring 100 Europe Awards,” said Jeroen Verberg, CEO, Hippo. “It’s truly a tribute to our entire team. From our high performing development team, our creative interface people, our account and business team, the marketing group, the entire operations team and our passionate open source community this award represents how we all come together to innovate web content management.”
“Consumers now expect context-rich Web experiences that use location, presence, behavior, the social web and other information to anticipate their needs,” continued Verberg. “Basically – audiences expect content when, where and how they want it.  Hippo is dedicated to empowering our client’s audiences so that they can deliver Web content contextually – across any channel at any time and in any language.  We were one of the first Java Open Source Web Content Management solutions on the market – and 10 years later, we’re powering thousands of the world’s largest and most visited Web properties.”

Finalists for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe award are chosen because of their innovation in technology, strength of their management team, customer acquisition record and the overall health of their finances. All of the finalists will present their winning strategies at the Red Herring Europe Forum in Amsterdam on April 23rd – 25th. The Top 100 will then be announced at a special ceremony on the evening of April 25th.    

About Hippo
Hippo sets the standard for how organizations can bring real-time content relevance across every channel. Our solutions help businesses to manage their brands, drive global revenues and enrich their customers’ experience.

Hippo's innovative, enterprise-ready technology and service solutions span the entire web customer journey enabling a true, open and context-aware content strategy. Hippo CMS is delivered through a certified partner network across the globe to customers like Thomson/Reuters, City University of New York, Dolce & Gabbana, the Dutch Police & the Government of the Netherlands.
Hippo has offices Amsterdam and Boston.

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