Oral appliance manufacturer ProSomnus Sleep Technologies has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, a technology industry prize.

Red Herring’s editorial team takes into account criteria including disruptive impact, proof of concept, financial performance, market footprint, and quality of management during a during months-long process.

Previous Top 100 finalists have included Alibaba, Facebook, Google, Skype, SuperCell, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube.

The Top 100 North America has become not only a springboard for some of tech’s biggest names, but a valued and trusted tool for venture capitalists, experts, and analysts predicting trends.

“Selecting finalists for this year’s Top 100 has proved more difficult than ever,” says Alex Vieux, publisher and chairman of Red Herring, in a release. “North America has been tech’s beating heart for years—but never have I seen such an exciting, disruptive, and innovative generation as we have in 2020.

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“ProSomnus Sleep Technologies fully deserves its place among our finalists, and I have every confidence it will make a significant impact in the tech world.”

Len Liptak, CEO and founder for ProSomnus Sleep Technologies, says in a release, “Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious medical disease afflicting over one billion people worldwide and is associated with significant health, economic and societal consequences. Being named a Red Herring Top 100 finalist is an honor and an acknowledgement that ProSomnus devices and therapy providers are making a positive difference for people suffering from OSA.”

The Top 100 winners will be announced after all the presentations at the Top 100 Forum on Nov 17-18.