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BuzzNumbers Named a Finalist for the 2010 Red Herring Asia Awards



SYDNEY—October 27, 2010

BuzzNumbers announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honouring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the Asia-Pacific business region.

"This year was especially difficult," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "Despite the global economic situation, there were many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products that we had a difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. BuzzNumbers shows great promise therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the Winners of the Top 100 Asia Award. ”

BuzzNumbers are pleased to be named amongst the 100 Finalists were selected by the Red Herring editorial team. The nominees were 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 was complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to make the list an invaluable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.

During the several months leading up to the Finalist announcement, hundreds of companies in the mobile, security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, biotech, and clean tech industries sent in their submissions to qualify for the award. Winners will be announced at the Red Herring Asia forum in Shanghai, November 16, 2010.

About BuzzNumbers:
BuzzNumbers (www.buzznumbershq.com) is Australia’s leading provider of Social Media Intelligence and Monitoring. Through its Web Software, BuzzNumbers enables companies to track online social media, news, blogs, forums & video and provides powerful analysis capabilities.

With a growing portfolio of over 100 Australian and Global Multinational clients across several sectors, BuzzNumbers is the fastest growing provider for social media monitoring in Asia Pacific.

The company has been recognised in several awards programs and was most recently named the Start-up Company of the Year by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).