Digital Accessibility Pioneer Named One of North America’s Most Exciting and Innovative Private Technology Companies
VIENNA, VA – May 21, 2019 – Level Access, the global leader in digital accessibility, today announced it is a winner of the Red Herring Top 100 North America award 2019. The prestigious annual list honors the most exciting and innovative private technology companies in the continent.
The winners have been chosen from thousands of entrants, whittled down to hundreds making the trip to California for the awards ceremony. The ceremony, led by Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux, was preceded by two days of keynote speeches, discussions and finalist presentations.
Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy, and market penetration. Winners ran the gamut of verticals, from FinTech and Marketing to Security, IoT, and many more industries.
“2019’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Vieux. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here in California, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience.”
“What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors,” added Vieux. “Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models showcased here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe Level Access embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Level Access should be proud of its achievement – the competition was incredibly strong.”
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype, and pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
“Technology is an empowering force for people of all abilities, and we are proud to be recognized by Red Herring as a top privately-held company,” said Tim Springer, CEO of Level Access. “This recognition is a validation of the value we bring to our customers ensuring their digital properties are accessible to people with disabilities, while reducing their legal and regulatory risk.”
As a Top 100 winner, Level Access is invited to present at the Top 100 Global event in November that will encompass the best-in-show from the Top 100 Europe, North America, and Asia. Red Herring is dedicated to support Level Access’s continued path to success and innovation. The entire list of Top 100 winners can be viewed at www.redherring.com/2019-rhna-top100-winners.
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites 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 newsletters 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.
About Level Access
Level Access provides industry-leading and award-winning digital accessibility solutions to over 1000 corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions. Level Access’s mission is to achieve digital equality for all users by ensuring technology is accessible to people with disabilities and the growing aging population. Founded in 1997, Level Access has an unparalleled history in helping customers achieve and maintain compliance with the full scope of accessible technology regulations and standards including the ADA, WCAG, CVAA, AODA, EN 301 549, and Section 508. Delivered through a comprehensive suite of software, consulting services, and training solutions, the company’s solutions ensure customer’s web, desktop, mobile, and electronic document systems are accessible to everyone. Level Access is endorsed by the American Banking Association, named a White House “Champion of Change” in 2014, and multi-year repeat winners on the Inc. 5000 list of fast-growing companies. To learn more, please visit https://www.levelaccess.com.
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