Coemergence Inc., a software company in the collaborative business intelligence market, has been chosen by Stanford University's AlwaysOn as one of the AO 100 Top Private Companies for 2007. AO 100 winners demonstrate leadership among their peers in the areas of innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation.

The elite AO 100 power list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. Coemergence was selected from over 1,000 companies, peer-nominated by leading venture investors, investment bankers and other industry experts.

"We are very pleased to receive recognition from business experts and industry leaders as a best of breed IT solution provider," said Coemergence CEO, Rod Burgar. "Our software is installed in six of the world's largest resource companies and it is used to manage and exploit opportunities arising from acquisitions, joint ventures and business development where the ability to collect and integrate hard data and soft human intelligence is critical to executive decision making."

Coemergence Inc.'s patented business process and proprietary software drives a culture of information sharing for both structured and unstructured information and puts it in context to create strategic intelligence executives can act on. ACIS®, Coemergence's flagship product, is a powerful collaborative solution that picks up where traditional business intelligence stops. The result is a detailed picture of the business opportunity that enables organizations to make better, faster, more informed decisions.

"The AlwaysOn 100 companies will shape the future of our globally-connected technology environment," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "We were inundated with nominations from leading companies driven by tomorrow's thought leaders and technology visionaries who are hard at work pushing the limits of innovation. My congratulations to the AlwaysOn 100 winners - these are the companies which we predict will have the greatest market traction, strongest innovation and most game-changing approaches this year."

Coemergence will be honored at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit to be held July 31 - Aug 2, 2007 at Stanford University. The event is a two-and-a-half-day gathering of senior executives that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The idea behind the AO 100 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 at:HTTP://ALWAYSON.GOINGON.COM/PERMALINK/POST/15899.

About Coemergence (WWW.COEMERGENCE.COM)
Coemergence has been recognized as a leader in the development of integrated business intelligence solutions. It was named as the one of the emerging software companies to watch in 2006 by KM World and rated by Fuld & Company as the best competitive intelligence product in its independent 2007 survey.

About The AlwaysOn Stanford Summit
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 Stanford Summit features the most innovative companies, eminent technologists, influential investors and journalists in keynote presentations, panel debates and private company CEO showcases. The Stanford Summit's goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the media industry in innovation by introducing a social network where members can connect and engage. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Stanford Summit, AlwaysOn Hollywood, AlwaysOn Media and GoingGreen) and quarterly print “blogozine” by empowering its members to post and share their ideas and meet each other online. As our loyal readers know, AlwaysOn is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.

 

 

 

For more information, please contact:
Nadine Tanner 
Coemergence
902.423.4574
INFO@COEMERGENCE.COM

Elizabeth Anderson
For Always On Stanford Summit
650.762.2800
EANDERSON@AR-EDELMAN.COM

Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 18, 2007