ONHOLLYWOOD 100 companies named by AlwaysOn
Blogged by Joyce Schwarz @ www.hollywood2020.blogs.com.
The OnHollywood 100 is a power list of the top private emerging technology companies in digital entertainment and media. According to their press release the group was handpicked by the AlwaysOn editorial team out of more than 1000 companies nominated by venture capital firms and other nominating groups. The awards are based on a set of five criteria—innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation.
Always On reports that this year, with more of the platforms in place, digital content publishers (23% of the list) and consumer services (19%) are taking center stage. Always On says that "more and more, we’re seeing production and content companies geared specifically to digital content; examples include ManiaTV, MobuzzTV, and GoTV. "
GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF THE ONHOLLYWOOD100 is diverse according to ALWAYS ON report which says: When we look at the list in terms of geography, California is again strongly represented, with 54% of companies making their headquarters there. Other parts of the U.S. comprise 34% of the list, while non-U.S. companies make up 12% of the list, with several winners hailing from the U.K. (4%), Israel (3%), and Australia (2%).
The list courtesy of the Always On website (with their links) includes:
Blog Talk Radio
Blue Frog Mobile
Entertainment Media Works
King.com (formerly Midasplayer)
Linden Lab (Second Life)
Major League Gaming
Next New Networks
Promptu (formerly Agile TV)
Sling Media (top overall)
Solid State Networks