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MyLife Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 WinnerRecognized for Creating Technology Innovations for the Global Silicon Valley (July 10, 2012)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/10/12 -- MyLife, a site that enables over 60 million members to connect to and manage all their social and email accounts, monitor their online information and make valuable new connections all in one place, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies MyLife's leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. MyLife was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
MyLife and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's tenth annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23rd, 2012.
This two-day executive gathering highlights the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit's goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
"This year's AlwaysOn Global 250 companies have been shaken up by the recent surge in on-demand and mobile innovation. This year's crop of robust, innovative applications has launched a complex world of interconnected, sophisticated data being used by a voracious consumer and business userbase. Coupled with a massive smartphone and tablet adoption, the opportunities for this year's winners are unlimited," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The 2012 AO Global 250 winners are driving the technology market into new, uncharted territory, representing the highest-growth opportunities we've seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley."
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
Recent research has shown that nearly all Facebook users use an external email service, and about 40 percent use another social network or sharing service, leaving consumers to manage multiple social networks and email accounts. MyLife provides the ability for users to create their own personal portal, providing access to a central location in which they can manage all communication, monitor their online information and make valuable new connections. The company also provides a platform to search a database of 700 million profiles for personal and professional connections.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
"As social media use continues to rise, managing all of the separate connections can be daunting," said Jeff Tinsley, founder and CEO, MyLife. "At the same time, this popularity has led to a growing demand to find personal and work connections online. MyLife addresses this intersection of personal connections and social media by making it easy for users to find the people they're looking for and interact with those contacts, and everyone else in their social circle, all in one place. We're proud to be recognized by the AlwaysOn Global 250 for our innovation and achievement in the market."
MyLife® is a revolutionary site designed to simplify and enhance your life. You can manage your communications across all your social networks and email accounts securely and conveniently on one dashboard. You can monitor your online identity, including Who's Searching for You. And you can make personal and work connections by searching over 700M profiles you won't find anywhere else. All in one place. More information can be found at http://www.mylife.com.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
Jennifer Conway for MyLife
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