Nov. 3rd, 2008


Award Recognizes the 100 "Most Promising" Companies Driving the Future of Technology

Red Herring Magazine has announced that Potix has been short listed forerunners of the Red Herring 100 Asia 2008 awards. The 100 winners will be announced at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2-3, 2008.

The 200 finalists are based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia and Vietnam. The names of the 200 companies short-listed as finalists for the "Red Herring 100 Asia 2008" will be found online at:

"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."

"It's really an honor for us." said Tom M.Yeh, CEO of Potix Corporation. "Actually, to create, develop and support the leading open source Ajax framework - ZK is a long journey. We're delighted that our persistence and the combined effort of the entire ZK community have made the journey possible. This recognition by Red Herring further validates our position as a technology leader in Ajax solutions. We'll keep moving forward and secure the leading position in the future."

The finalists and winning companies will be celebrated at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on December 2-3, 2008. 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 two 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 past Red Herring 100 Asia include SeHyun Oh , Chairman of SK Telcom, John Chen, Chairman of Sybase, Richard Li, Chairman of PCCW; Victor Koo, CEO of (former President of; James Ding, Chairman of AsiaInfo, John Hummelstad, Apac Director of Microsoft Venture and many others.

RED HERRING is a global media company uniting the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology research, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy.

Potix Corporation is a privately held software company who owns, develops and supports ZK. ZK is ranked #1 open source Ajax and mobile framework on, the world’s largest open source host. With over 750,000 downloads, ZK empowers a wide variety of companies and institutions, ranging from small to Fortune Global 500 in multiple industries, including industry leaders such as Barclays, Alcate-Lucent, Société Générale, Swiss Re and State Grid.