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RiseSmart Named a Finalist for the 2011 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

Date: May 25 2011

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2011
RiseSmart, a leading provider of next-generation outplacement solutions, said today it has been named a finalist for the 2011 Red Herring Top 100 North America award, honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.

As a finalist, RiseSmart will present at the Red Herring North America Forum in Hollywood, California, June 13-15. The winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony the evening of June 15 at the event.

“This recognition is yet another indication that RiseSmart’s disruptive business model has taken hold, and is transforming the U.S. outplacement industry for the benefit of America’s workers and their employers,” said Sanjay Sathe, founder and CEO of RiseSmart. “We look forward to sharing our vision at the Red Herring North America Forum next month.”

Earlier this month, RiseSmart was named to the siTech 10, awarded by to the 10 most promising technology companies. The honor was accompanied by a two-page feature in the May 2011 issue of SiliconIndia magazine.

In April, RiseSmart was selected one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, and was also honored as a finalist for the TiE 50, one of Silicon Valley’s premier awards programs for technology startups.
RiseSmart previously has been honored with the Champion of Diversity Award by the American Association for Affirmative Action.

The Red Herring editorial team selected the Red Herring Top 100 North America finalists from a pool of hundreds from across North America. The nominees are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.

This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.

About RiseSmart

RiseSmart provides next-generation outplacement and recruitment solutions. The company leverages a common technology platform, proven methodologies, and one-on-one support to help employers with their workforce strategy, and displaced employees with their career strategy. RiseSmart drives significant ROI to organizations by offering affordable pricing, reducing severance costs and unemployment taxes for outplacement services and reducing cycle time and cost of hire for recruiting services. For more information, visit

RiseSmart, the RiseSmart logo, Transition Concierge, Transition Concierge To-Go, SmartRedeploy, Recruit Concierge, Talent Assurance, Job Assurance, SmartConsult, SmartSource, and Transitioning Talent. Changing Lives. are trademarks of RiseSmart, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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