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This article was published on November 16, 2008

    The Hottest 100 mediatech companies in Europe

    The Hottest 100 mediatech companies in Europe
    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    Founder & board member, TNW

    Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

    Library House, a Cambridge based research firm, just published The Mediatech 100. It is a list with the 100 hottest private media technology companies from Europe. These companies were selected after extensive research by an expert advisory panel of 20 most prominent mediatech investors and experts in Europe. 

    This is their top 10:

    1. Flirtomatic United Kingdom
    A fast-paced messaging platform, entertainment and dating.

    2. MOO Print United Kingdom
    MOO Print is a printing company, producing a variety of printed products (cards, stickers etc) based on users’ photograps.

    3. Where Are You Now? United Kingdom
    Where Are You Now (WAYN) is a social networking community which emphasises the formation of contacts between travellers around the world.

    4. Dailymotion France
    DailyMotion is a destination website hosting user-generated videos.

    5. King.com United Kingdom
    Midasplayer.com Ltd runs the King.com website, a successful casual gaming site where players compete against opponents from around the world.

    6. Sulake Finland
    A free-to-use, browser-based virtual world in which players customise an avatar character and its room in a virtual hotel.

    7. Playfish United Kingdom
    Playfish develops and publishes games for integration into social networks.

    8. Blyk Finland
    Blyk is an advert-funded mobile telecoms network for 16-24 year olds.

    9. Plastic Logic United Kingdom
    Plastic Logic has developed a low-power, flexible display, initially for use in the company’s portable document reader.

    10. Stardoll Sweden
    Stardoll is an online community website and browser game aimed at people aged 9-17 who are interested in fashion.

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