Thanks so much to the AO100 editorial team- this is a great honor.
From their release ...
Platial Selected by AlwaysOn as an AO100 Top Private Company Award Winner
Recognized for Leadership in Emerging Technology and Global Business Potential Portland, OR based Platial Inc, community platform that enables anyone to map anything has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007. The fifth-annual elite AO100 list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. In order to be eligible for the AO100 list, companies had to be peer-nominated, with AlwaysOn receiving more than 1,000 nominations from venture investors, investment bankers and other industry experts. Platial and the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007 will be honored at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit to be held July 31 – Aug 2, May 1-3, 2007, at Stanford University. The Stanford Summit is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The idea behind the AO100 top private companies list is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global technology industry. A full list of all the AlwaysOn Top 100 Private Companies can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/15899
And of course the biggest thanks go to our users, the most interesting group of people I have ever encountered.