Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Global 250 Top Private Companies | 2009

A list of the 250 most innovative (and disruptive) companies has been announced. Previous winners of the top award include Google and Twitter.

This year's overall winner is Quantcast, a company that helps bring marketers and publishers together.

California leads the list with 126 companies followed by New York with 21. The Boston metro area placed 14 companies on this year's list.

Boston Area Innovators

Innovative companies are looking for innovative people to help them grow. Check out the following 14 companies, listed by category, for business opportunities. Click the "in" icon to identify your LinkedIn connections into that company.

Cloud & Infrastructure

  • Pixily | Waltham
  • Visible Measures | Boston ★★★
  • VKernel | Portsmouth, NH

Consumer Internet

  • Viximo | Cambridge

Digital Education

  • 8D World | Woburn
  • Eduventures | Boston
  • SimpleTuition | Newton

Enabling Tools & Devices

  • EveryZing | Cambridge [ Category Winner ]


  • GreatPoint Energy | Cambridge
  • Premium Power | North Reading
  • Wilson TurboPower | Woburn

SaaS & Enterprise

  • uTest | Southborough [ Category Winner ]
  • HubSpot | Cambridge


  • Skyhook Wireless | Boston [ Category Winner ]

The complete list of 250 companies can be found at the AlwaysOn Network (AO) website.

★★★ Visible Measures is the local sponsor of the upcoming Boston leg of the Summer of Social Good networking event tour.

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