Red Herring Canada Top 50 Finalists announced

Red Herring Canada will host its first annual Top 50 Awards at Mont Tremblant on September 16th as part of the Red Herring Canada 08 Conference and today they announced the finalists. The Top 50 Awards are meant to celebrate the most innovative and promising technology companies in Canada.

The selection criteria for the awards were as follows:

  1. Must be a private company, preferably started in 2002 or later.
  2. Must have a technology, cleantech or life sciences focus
  3. Must possess a disruptive technology (or process) with significant market potential
  4. The Company’s headquarters must be located in Canada

With 100 finalists making the cut, the list is long, Check it out in it’s entrirety after the jump and look out for the Top 50 to be announced on September 16th.

The 100 finalists for the Top 50 Awards are:

  • 6N Silicon – Cleantech/Energy
  • A Couple of Chicks – E-Marketing
  • ACOC Marketing – Internet/Services
  • Aceris 3D Inspection – Semiconductor
  • AdHack Media – Entertainment/Media
  • AideRSS – Internet/Services
  • Akoha – Entertainment/Media
  • Angstrom Power – Cleantech/Energy
  • Avaning – Cleantech/Energy
  • B5media – Entertainment/Media
  • Backbone Systems and Networks – Software
  • BelAir Networks – Communications
  • BlueCat Networks – Communications
  • Blueslice Networks – Communications
  • Blue-Zone Technologies – Cleantech/Life Sciences
  • Brainpark – Software
  • Camilion Solutions – Software
  • Cascada Mobile – Software
  • CaseBank Technologies – Internet/Services
  • Categorical Design Solutions – Internet/Services
  • Cervelo Pharmaceuticals – Life Sciences
  • Clay Tablet Technologies – Software
  • CommunityLend – Internet/Services
  • ConceptShare – Internet/Services
  • Contigo Systems – Other
  • Covarity – Software
  • Cyrium Technologies – Cleantech/Semiconductor
  • Devshop – Software
  • DirectVoxx – Other
  • Elcotech Technologies – Cleantech/Energy
  • Eluta – Internet/Services
  • EnGene – Life Sciences
  • Filemobile – Software
  • Firstinwireless Technology – Communications
  • Fresco Microchip – Semiconductor
  • Gaboogie Canada – Communications
  • GiveMeaning Foundation – Internet/Services
  • ICEsoft Technologies – Software
  • IGLOO – Software
  • Indel Therapeutics – Life Sciences
  • Inimex Pharmaceuticals – Life Sciences
  • Iristel – Communications
  • Jazinga – Communications
  • Jiibe Solutions – Communications
  • KeyCanada Real Estate Listings – Internet/Services
  • LavaBlast Software – Software
  • LearnHub – Internet/Services
  • LED Medical Diagnostics – Healthcare
  • Light-Based Technologies – Other
  • LiquidxStream Systems – Communications
  • LoyaltyMatch – Internet/Services
  • Lumerical Solutions – Software
  • LyricFind – Entertainment/Media
  • M5T – Communications
  • MailChannels – Software
  • MediaScrape – Entertainment/Media
  • MedShare – Communications
  • MetroLeap Media – Entertainment/Media
  • Mixpo – Entertainment/Media
  • Mobidia – Communications
  • MoboVivo – Communications
  • Modiface – Other
  • Mondial Energy – Cleantech/Energy
  • Morega Systems – Entertainment/Media
  • My Virtual Model – Internet/Services
  • Myca Health – Healthcare
  • N4 Systems – Other
  • Nulogy – Software
  • OmniDate – Internet/Services
  • OmniGlobe Networks – Communications
  • Origin BioMed – Other
  • Overlay.TV – Entertainment/Media
  • Perceptronix Medical – Life Sciences
  • PlanetEye – Internet/Services
  • Praized Media – Entertainment/Media
  • Project Opus Technologies – Entertainment/Media
  • Protecode – Communications
  • Quantum 5X Systems – Other
  • Radian6 Technologies – Software
  • RapidMind – Software
  • Refresh Partners – Software
  • Ryma Technology Solutions – Other
  • Sempa Power Systems – Cleantech/Energy
  • Sidense – Other
  • Sigma Systems Canada – Communications
  • SimBioSys – Life Sciences
  • Sitemasher – Internet/Services
  • SiXtron Advanced Materials – Other
  • Standout Jobs – Software
  • Statusfirm – Entertainment/Media
  • Sutus – Communications
  • Talkster – Communications
  • Telepin Software – Communications
  • Tungle Corporation – Software
  • Udutu Online Learning Systems – Internet/Services
  • Uptime Software – Software
  • Versature – Communications
  • Viigo – Communications
  • Vivonet – Software
  • Vizible – Software
  • VoIPshield Systems – Communications
  • WideSail Technologies – Semiconductor
  • Wurldtech Security Technologies – Security/Defense