The greatest risk is not taking one


There are no hard times for good ideas.

Gordon Selfridge

Alex Mashinsky nominated to be a finalist for the 2011 E&Y Entrepreneur Of the Year award.

InterContinental Magazine has just selected us as their top venture firm of North America based on the transactions and portfolio of ideas and companies we have developed in the past two years.

The Silicon Alley 100: New York's Coolest Tech People In 2010

Alex Mashinsky was selected as one of Crain's 2010 Top Entrepreneurs

Limores was selected as one of Americas fastest growing companies in 2008.

Internet Telephony magazine's Top 100 Voices of IP Communications.

Alex Was Finalist at the E&Y Entrepreneur of the year 2002 awards.

Alex was semi finalist at the HBSC 2002 awards.

Arbinet-thexchange was selected as "best of Web" by Forbes Magazine

2001 Alex received the prestigious Einstein Technology Medal, presented by former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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On January 2000 in a cover story of Telecom Business Magazine Alex Mashinsky predicted the results of overcapacity in the communications industry by proclaiming "Buyers Rule".

1999 Alex received the Technology Foresight Award from the Wall Street Journal and WCA at the International Telecommunications Union Telecom99 event.

1997 Alex received the "Star of the Industry" award from Computer Telephony magazine for building the world's largest PC switch and the world's first soft-switch.

Harvard Business school has published a business case Arbinet-thexchange in 2000

In addition Arbinet-thexchange and Comgates have received number industry awards and industry recognition.


Forbes Best of the Web B2B for Telecommunications


InformationWeek's E-Business 100 Award


VerticalZoom Top 100 B2B: Telecommunications's 50 to Watch List


Internet Telephony magazine's Editor's Choice Award for 1999


Telecom Business magazine's Business 500 and Editor's Choice Award for 1999

Deloitte & Touche's Shooting Star Award

AMR Research's Top 20 Independent Trading Exchanges (ITE's)