GreenPeak Wins Prestigious 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award
April 26, 2012 Press Release
-- Recognized as a leader in developing new wireless technologies for consumer electronics & residential
applications and demonstrating rapid growth and adoption by major customers
Utrecht, 26 April 2012 – GreenPeak Technologies, a leading
low power RF semiconductor company in the ZigBee space, today announced that it has been named a winner in the
2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious award honoring the most promising technology innovation
companies throughout Europe.
The Red Herring editorial team uses a competitive process to select the most
innovative companies from a pool of several hundred from across Europe. The nominees were evaluated on both
quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as technological innovation, quality of management, execution of
strategy, customer acquisition, market size and integration into their respective industries.
Cees Links, Founder and CEO of GreenPeak technologies says: “It's an honor to be selected among this year’s
impressive group and to receive this prestigious award and the recognition of the Red Herring editorial team.
Winning the Red Herring Top 100 award is both recognition of market success and a motivation for us to continue
focusing on providing best in class RF solutions for consumer electronics and residential applications.”
“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and
CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of
candidates from across Europe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe GreenPeak embodies the vision, drive and
innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. GreenPeak should be proud of its accomplishment, as
the competition was the strongest it has ever been.”
About GreenPeak Technologies GreenPeak Technologies is a fabless semiconductor company and is
a leader in highly integrated IEEE 802.15.4/RF4CE silicon solutions for consumer electronics.
headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands and has offices in Belgium, Japan and Korea. GreenPeak is backed by
venture capitalists: Gimv (Belgium), DFJ Esprit (UK), Robert Bosch Venture Capital (Germany) and Allegro
Investment Fund (Belgium).