Press Release

Upside Learning makes it to the Red Herring 100 Asia finalists for 2008

October 2008

October 29th 2008 – Red Herring Magazine announced today that Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has been short listed as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Asia 2008 awards. The 100 winners will be announced at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2–3, 2008.

The 200 finalists are based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, and Vietnam. Click here to view a complete list of the 2008 finalists.

The 200 finalists we selected from across 16 countries and regions are all excellent contenders. They are exceptional companies who thrive on innovation and strongly define the important role of technology in Asia’s economy and throughout the world.

Joel DreyfussEditor–in–Chief
Red Herring

Upside Learning’s Content Solutions Director, Amit Garg, added, “We are very pleased to be nominated as a Red Herring 100 Asia finalist. This is a great reward for our team’s effort and recognition of our achievements over the past four and a half years.”

Amit Gautam, Director of Technology Solutions at Upside Learning, said, “It is a satisfying experience to be recognised as one of the best technology companies in Asia, as signified by our nomination as a Red Herring 100 Asia finalist. This is an important stepping stone for Upside Learning to scale new heights in the global eLearning market.”

The finalists and winning companies will be celebrated at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2-3, 2008. Red Herring 100 Asia is an exclusive event honoring 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 two 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.

Distinguished speakers on past Red Herring 100 Asia include: SeHyun Oh, Chairman of SK Telcom, John Chen, Chairman of Sybase, Richard Li, Chairman of PCCW; Victor Koo, CEO of (former President of; James Ding, Chairman of AsiaInfo, John Hummelstad, Apac Director of Microsoft Venture; and many others.

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