LEAD411 Launches 'Hottest Companies In San Francisco' Awards

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Lead411 recognizes the fastest growing companies in this metropolitan area.

In order to recognize the hottest technology companies in San Francisco, Lead411 is proud to announce the release of the 'Hottest Companies In San Francisco' awards.

Background
On a daily basis, the Lead411 research team scours through at least 600 press releases and business articles including venture capital financings, company launches, office openings, new customer press releases, etc. This information has given insight to which are the fastest growing companies in U.S. Their "Hot List" awards have been created to recognize this fast growing companies. This particular list was originally started with over 900 companies and it has been narrowed down to 125.

We are very proud of these awards. We have been tracking fast-moving companies for our customers for the past 10 years, and we felt it was important to recognize these growing brands publicly. "We are very proud of these awards. We have been tracking fast-moving companies for our customers for the past 10 years," said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411, "and we felt it was important to recognize these growing brands publicly."

How the List Was Chosen
First, all companies must by in either the Software, Wireless, Internet, or Media industry, have less than $100M in yearly revenues, and be within the San Francisco metropolitan area. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;

  • 100% increase in revenues over the past 3 years.
  • $5M+ in funding in the past 2 years.
  • 2X traffic gains to their website in the past 12 months AND over 1M unique visitors a month.

List of Company Names:
AdGent 007, Mashable Inc, Aravo Solutions Inc, Clickability Inc, Sugar Inc, Sportgenic, Inc., Mocana Corporation , Delivery Agent, Inc, Roost, Inc., New Relic, VirtuOz Inc, SuperSecret, Inc, Reddit , Allvoices, Inc, Zenprise Inc, Voxify, Inc, Groundwork Open Source Solutions, Inc, Accept Software, Blurb Inc, AlterG, Curse Inc, TripIt Inc, EmSense Corporation, Twitter, Zannel Inc, AlertEnterprise Inc, Offerpal Media, Socialcast, HipLogic Inc, Stitcher, MarketTools Inc, IPWireless, WideOrbit, Innotas, SenSage, Inc, SignalDemand, Inc, Neocase Software, Reality Digital, BrightRoll, BitTorrent, Inc, Flurry, Inc., Tagged Inc, Federated Media Publishing, SendMe Inc, Spigit, SupportSpace, Granicus Inc, Marin Software, richrelevance™, Enquisite, Inc, Zynga, Elastra Corporation, Adura Technologies, LiveRail, The GigaOM Network, Rapleaf, Practice Fusion, CrowdFlower , Vast.com, MuleSoft, 5th Finger, GoGrid, OpenTable Inc, LoopNet Inc, VerticalResponse, Jaspersoft, Cloudmark Inc, Ravenflow, JiWire, Inc, ON24 Inc, Teachscape, Lithium Technologies, Technorati, Inc, 3VR Security, Inc, Utopy, Inc, Coverity, Vizu Corporation, AdBrite, Inc, Trulia, Inc., Kontera Technologies, Inc, MarketLive, Inc, InsideView, Timebridge , iSkoot Inc, Recommind Inc, Fliqz, Outspark, LiveVox Inc, Workday, Inc, PowerReviews Inc, Mashery, Inc, Loomia Inc., Pandora, SocialMedia Networks, Livescribe Inc, Engine Yard, Seesmic, MOG Inc, Sprout, Grockit Inc, TokBox Inc, Demandbase, Inc, Glassdoor.com, Scribd, Posterous Inc, GoodGuide, Inc., Halogen Network, UserVoice Inc, Zoosk Inc, SlideRocket, TargetCast Networks, Inc, Ecast, liveBooks Inc, Whiskey Media LLC, CallTower Inc, The Online 401, Yammer Inc, Bleacher Report, One Block Off the Grid, TasteBook, Inc., and Yelp.

List and Details:
The entire list including more details about the award and winners can be found at http://www.lead411.com/san-francisco-companies.html.

About Lead411
Lead411 provides information, news, and research about U.S. companies and their executives. Founded in 2001, its goal has been to focus on quality corporate data that is valid and useful rather than producing as many company records as possible. In addition, Lead411 tracks company news in order to alert its customers about venture financing, new hires, hiring plans, etc. Customers include Gartner, Administaff and ADP.

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