LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., July 17, 2017 – /Globe Newswire/ – Sonendo®, Inc., announced today it has been named one of the winners of the Red Herring Top 100 North America 2017, recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies.
Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders, and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration. Winners of verticals, from fintech and marketing to security and IoT.
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
“2017’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here in California, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience.
“What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors,” added Vieux. “Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models showcased here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe Sonendo embodies the drive, skill, and passion on which tech thrives. Sonendo should be proud of its achievement - the competition was incredibly strong.”
Following Sonendo’s Top 100 win, they are invited to the next step, which is to present at the Top 100 Global event in November that will encompass the best-in-show from the Top 100 Europe, North America, and Asia. Red Herring is dedicated to supporting Sonendo’s continued path to success and innovation.
About the event, President & CEO of Sonendo, Bjarne Bergheim said, “It is an honor for Sonendo to be chosen as a Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner and we look forward to participating in the Top 100 Global event in November.”
Sonendo, Inc. is a privately-held, venture-backed company developing innovative and disruptive technologies to transform dentistry by Saving Teeth Through Sound Science®. The first commercially available product from Sonendo, the GentleWave® System, available in the US, shows significant improvements in clinical efficacy, and treatment efficiency when compared to standard root canal techniques1-2. For more information, please visit www.sonendo.com.
1Sigurdsson A et al. (2016) J Endod. 42:1040-48. 2Molina B et al. (2015) J Endod. 41:1701-05.
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