Xunlight Wins Red Herring 100 North America and Going Green Award

Xunlight wins two awards:
RED HERRING 100
To be selected as a Red Herring 100 winner or finalist is a mark of distinction and high honor. Only 200 companies are chosen as finalists out of a pool of thousands. Of those finalists we selected 100 companies as winners. To decide on these companies the Red Herring editorial team diligently surveys entrepreneurship around the globe. Technology industry executives, investors, and observers regard the Red Herring 100 lists as invaluable instruments to discover and advocate the promising startups that will lead the next wave of disruption and innovation.

Past award winners include Google, Yahoo!, Skype, Netscape, Salesforce.com, and YouTube.
http://www.herringevents.com/northamerica09/redherring100.html#winner

Going Green 50 award:
http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/31372

Press Release:

Xunlight Corporation, a leader in the development of flexible and lightweight thin-film silicon solar modules, announced today it received the prestigious Red Herring 100 North America Award, honoring some of the most promising privately-held technology companies in North America.

According to Red Herring, only 200 companies are chosen as finalists out of a pool of thousands. Of those finalists, Xunlight was selected as one of the 100 winning companies. To decide on these companies the Red Herring editorial team diligently surveys entrepreneurship around the globe. Technology industry executives, investors, and observers regard the Red Herring 100 lists as invaluable instruments to discover and advocate the promising startups that will lead the next wave of disruption and innovation. Past award winners include Google, Yahoo!, Skype, Netscape, Salesforce.com, and YouTube.

For more information and to see the list of winners please visit: http://www.herringevents.com/northamerica09/redherring100.html#winner

Additionally, Xunlight has recently received the AlwaysOn GoingGreen East 50 Award, honoring some of the top private companies in cleantech that are pursuing extraordinary innovations. For more information and to see the list of winners please visit: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/31372

About Xunlight Corporation

Xunlight Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of lightweight and flexible photovoltaic modules that convert sunlight into electricity. Xunlight has received over $40 million of institutional investments from Emerald Technology Ventures, Trident Capital, NGP Energy Technology Partners, and Rabo Ventures. The Company has also received over $13 million of R&D funding from the US Department of Energy, US Department of Commerce and Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) and a $7 million loan from the State of Ohio to develop its products and manufacturing process. Xunlight has been featured on Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, CNN, FOX News, The New York Times, the Associated Press and ABC World News. The company is headquartered in a 122,000 sqft manufacturing facility in Toledo, Ohio. For additional information, visit www.xunlight.com.

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