[md]San Francisco and Toronto, August 29, 2012 – [Achievers](https://www.achievers.com), the leader in employee rewards and recognition software, announces it was chosen as an AlwaysOn Global 250 winner. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Achievers was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 companies have been shaken up by the recent surge in on-demand and mobile innovation. Coupled with a massive smartphone and tablet adoption, the opportunities for this year’s winners are unlimited,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The 2012 AO Global 250 winners are driving the technology market into new, uncharted territory, representing the highest-growth opportunities we’ve seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
“Achievers is excited to be honored as a top global software company,” says Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers. “Our goal is to provide companies around the world with innovative software and mobile technology to help them increase employee engagement and drive business success.”
A full list of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found [here](http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-AlwaysOn-Global-250-Top-Private-Companies).
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