Hottest San Francisco Company Awardees Announced by Lead411

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Lead411 recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in San Francisco

In order to recognize the hottest technology companies in San Francisco and the East Bay, Lead411 ( is proud to announce the release of the 'Hottest Companies in San Francisco" awards for 2011.

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 technology companies in U.S. Their "Hot List" awards have been created to recognize these fast growing companies. This particular list originally started with over 2200 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 60.

"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 be in either the Software, Wireless, Hardware, Internet, or Media industry and be within San Francisco and East Bay. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;

150% increase in revenues over the past 2 years with revenues over $3M
OR $12M+ in funding in the past 2 years.

List of Company Names:
Aravo Solutions Inc, Booyah Inc., Castlight Health, ClairMail, Cloud Engines Inc, Cloudmark Inc, Clustrix Inc, Cyan Optics Inc, CyberArts Licensing LLC, Delivery Agent, Inc, Ecast, Eightfold Logic, Engine Yard, Eventbrite, Flurry, Inc., Glam Media, Inc,, Healthline Networks, Inc, Hi5 Networks, Involver, IPWireless, JiWire, Inc, Joyent Inc, Kontera Technologies, Inc, LeadQual LLC, Lithium Technologies, Livescribe Inc, Lookout, Inc, LoopNet Inc, Meraki Inc, MOG Inc, MuleSoft, NetShelter Technology Media,Okta, Polarion Software , Prosper Marketplace, Inc, Quantcast Corporation, Rapleaf, Reply! Inc, richrelevance™, Scribd, Sensys Networks, Sugar Inc, Tapjoy, Teachscape, TokBox Inc, TRUSTe, Twilio, Twitter, Ustream TV, Workday, Inc, Xobni Corporation, Xoom Corporation, Yola Inc, Zendesk Inc, Zoom Systems, Zoosk Inc, Zynga,

List and Details:
The entire list including more details about the award and winners can be found at

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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