Red Herring Magazine published the Red Herring 100, a list of the most promising private tech and biotech start ups in EMEA. 16 Israeli start ups made the list in 2009, alongside heavyweight companies from across Europe.
And the winners are:
ActionBase Software Solutions – With ActionBase you can follow up and track to completion any type of multipart collaborative process or action item which is usually handled through meeting documents, Excel lists and email.
ASOCS – an all inclusive wireless processing technology, ASOCS offers a future proof platform for handheld terminal manufacturers enabling fast migration to commercially viable multi-communication.
Clarizen – a SaaS collaborative online project management software with no need to install. Pay-as-you-go pricing model requires no upfront fixed cost.
Earnix – customer value optimization to banks and insurance firms. Earnix offers an integrated software platform that enables insurers and banks to maximize the value of customer relationships by utilizing predictive analytics and delivering the power of optimization to the point of customer interaction.
Foamix – a drug development company specializing in dermatological and other topical products. Dr. Dov Tamarkin is a co-founder of the Company and co-inventor of the Foamix Oil Gel and Foam technologies.
IDIT I.D.I. Technologies – enterprise software solutions for the insurance & financial markets. IDIT Technologies has been on the Red Herring 100 for two years in a row and was also named as a winner on the 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA — showing 357% growth over 5 years.
InfoGin – Web to mobile content adaptation, offers mobile users the ultimate Web surfing experience from any mobile device. With more than 20 million mobile users across the globe, InfoGin’s Intelligent Mobile Platform offers one of the best Internet browsing experiences on the mobile. Founded in 2000.
Jinni – a movie recommendation engine, searches for movies by semantic associations. The Jinni API is now completely integrated with the Netflix API, enabling users to search for movies using feelings, colors and other associations. Still in private beta.
MiniFrame – transforms 1 Windows-based PC into up to 8 independent workstations. The company’s flagship product, SoftXpand Professional Suite, allowing managers to monitor employees’ activity, and effectively enabling multi user experience without hurting performance. Founded in 2003.
NuLens – researches, develops and markets technologies for the ophthalmic markets. The company is currently developing a new Accommodative Intraocular Lens (IOL) technology with the potential to provide over 10 diopters of accommodative power.
Oversi – a pioneer in caching technology for peer-to-peer and Internet video. Oversi’s solutions enable service providers to cope with the huge traffic load on their networks while significantly improving subscribers’ quality of experience and providing new monetization opportunities for service providers. See also: Oversi Solves The Video Traffic Jam.
PLYmedia – serves contextual overlays of information on top of online video by providing spoken word solutions, as well as information about people, music, products and places within the video. PLYMedia’s richer video experience results in increased viewership, expanded time of engagement and new creative monetization models. See also: The chosen people: 15 startups to represent Israel in Silicon Valley.
Qoof – a video commerce platform founded in 2006 by Richard Kligman. Qoof offers online retailers to sell their products using targeted web video publishers who are members of the Qoof Network.
Scent Detection Technologies – a global provider of innovative explosives and narcotics trace detection technology solutions for a wide range of Aviation Security, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Military applications. SDT is led by CEO Ofer Bengal.
Xjet Solar– has been operating under a vail of secrecy in the last couple of years. XJet Solar aims to redefine solar cells cost efficiency through the introduction of innovative, next generation deposition technologies. See also: Xjet raises $9M from Gemini Israel Funds, Good Energies and Spirox.
Get a pdf with the complete list of the most promising private technology start ups in Europe for 2009 here.