Red Herring Magazine announced on 8/7 that Sundia MediTech (Shanghai) Company has been short listed forerunners of the Red Herring 100 Asia 2007 awards. The 100 winners will be announced at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on August 29-31.
The Red Herring editorial team carefully selected the finalists based on criteria such as innovation, management team, market position, investment and financial status. The 200 finalists are based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Australia and Vietnam. The names of the 200 companies short-listed as finalists for the “Red Herring 100 Asia 2007” can be found online at http://www.herringevents.com/asia07/index.html
“The 200 finalists we selected from across 16 countries and regions are all excellent contenders,” said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. “They are exceptional companies who thrive on innovation and strongly define the important role of technology in Asia’s economy and throughout the world.”
Dr. Wang Xiaochuan, the Chairman and CEO of Sundia noted that “right now the whole world is paying a close attention to pharmaceutical/biological outsourcing industry in China. Four days ago, the first Chinese CRO company Wuxi PharmaTech had an extremely successful IPO at NYSE, despite the global stock market fall in recent weeks. Red Herring award to Sundia is another recognition by international investor communities to the achievement by Sundia and all Chinese CRO companies.”
The finalists and winning companies will be celebrated at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on August 29-31. 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 three 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 Red Herring 100 Asia include Richard Li, Chairman of PCCW; SeHyun Oh , Chairman of SK Telcom, John Chen, Chairman of Sybase, Victor Koo, CEO of Youku.com (former President of Sohu.com); James Ding, Chairman of AsiaInfo, John Hummelstad, APAC Director of Microsoft Venture and many others. For a full list of Red Herring 100 Asia speakers, visit http://www.herringevents.com/asia07/speakers.html.