This year's 100 top companies—plus 35 to watch—are transforming the digital media paradigm into a vital new distribution pathway for forward-thinking, technology-minded product developers and their consumers.
The seventh annual AlwaysOn OnMedia 100 represents a bold list of the top emerging companies creating new business opportunities in the world of media, advertising, marketing, social commerce, branding, and public relations.
The AlwaysOn editorial team, along with partners at Cooley, Greycroft Partners, Flybridge Venture Capital, First Round Capital, Veronis Suhler Stevenson, DCA Partners, FirstMark Capital, Highland Capital Partners, KPMG, Bridge Bank, DeSilva+Phillips Investment Bank, General Catalyst Partners, Menlo Ventures, GSV Capital, and industry experts across the globe, dug deeply into the entrepreneurial community to find the top 100 private companies that are disrupting the digital media, social commerce, and advertising world with new products and services, while at the same time creating high-growth businesses that offer huge upside potential for investors.
Meaningful and Actionable
This year's OnMedia 100 represents a shift that's taking advantage of the trend toward both socialization and personalization. As the social media world matures, consumers are demanding a new type of advertising—one that brings the products and services they want to them. Legacy remnant advertising solutions and other broadly focused delivery mechanisms are giving way to extremely sophisticated solutions based on aggregating consumers' desires and turning them into meaningful, actionable messages. Read On »