(PM) , 26.03.2009 - Paris, March 26, 2009 – Twenga, the leading new-generation shopping search engine, was named a finalist in the Red Herring 100 Europe, an award given to the top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region each year.
In only two years, Twenga has launched in 13 countries, including most recently the United States, Brazil and Australia. Twenga sites list more than 110 million products from 60,000 online retailers, and receive more than 21 million visits per month.
“This nomination acknowledges the value Twenga brings to online consumers and retailers through its proprietary technology and its innovative business model. We are honored to be among the finalists in a competition as prestigious as the Red Herring 100,” says Bastien Duclaux, the CEO and co-founder of Twenga.
“This year’s impressive list of submissions from companies demonstrates Europe’s growing role as a major centre of innovation in the global technology sector,” said Red Herring Publisher, Alex Vieux.
Bastien Duclaux will be presenting Twenga at the Red Herring 2009 event, to be held March 31 - April 2 at the Berlin Radisson Hotel.
For more information about Red Herring 100 Europe: www.herringevents.com/europe09/index.html
Twenga, the new-generation search engine, enables millions of shoppers throughout the world to find what they want, at the best price, from the online shop of their choice.
Thanks to its home-grown technology, Twenga automatically gathers offers from online retailers and displays them in one searchable site. As a result, Twenga has the most comprehensive listing of online shops. Its search results are objective and not biased by commercial relationships.
Founded in 2006 by Bastien Duclaux and Cedric Anes, Twenga is headquartered in Paris, France; its 13 sites, including the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Brazil, Russia, the United States and Australia, display more than 110 million offers from over 60,000 online shops. In January 2009, Twenga sites received over 21 million visits.
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