Hottest Silicon Valley Company Awardees Announced by Lead411

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Lead411 recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in Silicon Valley

In order to recognize the hottest technology companies in Silicon Valley, Lead411 ( is proud to announce the release of the 'Hottest Companies in Silicon" 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 4000 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 102.

"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, be a privately held organization, and be within Silicon Valley. 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 $11M+ in funding in the past 2 years.

List of Company Names:
Accept Software, Aerohive Networks, AeroScout, Amalfi Semiconductor, Aoptix Technologies, Apigee Corp, Aquantia Corp, Aria Systems, Inc. , Aryaka Networks Inc., Aster Data Systems Inc, Audience, Auditude, BlueArc Corporation,,,,, Carrier IQ , Chegg Inc, Chelsio Communications, Cirtas Systems, Clickatell, Cloudera Inc, Cotendo, Coulomb Technologies Inc, Coupa Software Inc, Digital Chocolate, Discera Inc, EchoSign Inc, eMeter Inc, EverNote Corporation, Facebook, Inc, Force10 Networks, Inc, FreeWheel, Gigamon™, Guardian Analytics, Host Analytics, Inc, iControl Networks, Infineta Systems, Inflection, InfoStretch Corporation, IronKey Inc, Jasper Wireless, Inc, Jive Software, Kabam, Kineto Wireless, Kony Solutions, Kovio, Inc, LensVector Inc, Link_A_Media Devices, Mark Logic Corporation, Marketo, Meebo Inc, Mikojo, Mirics Inc, MobileIron Inc, MokaFive, MyBuys, Inc, Nimble Storage, Inc., Nimbula, Inc,, Ning Inc, nlyte Software, Ltd, OCZ Technology, Ooyala Inc, Palantir Technologies, Pano Logic, Panzura, Pixazza, Inc, Pliant Technology, Inc, Pricelock, Inc, Quantenna Communications Inc, Raptr Inc, Rearden Commerce, Inc, RedSeal Systems, Inc, ReputationDefender Inc, Retail Solutions Inc, RGB Networks, Ruckus Wireless, Santur Corporation, Schooner Information Technology, Inc, SiBEAM Inc, Silver Spring Networks, SpiderCloud, Stoke, Inc, SurveyMonkey, SySDSoft Inc , Talend Inc, ThreatMetrix Inc, Tilera Corporation, Transera Communications Inc, Trilliant Incorporated, Tumri Inc, Turn Inc, Validity Inc, Verismo Networks, Vindicia, Violin Memory Inc, Xactly Corporation, YouSendIt, YuMe, Zenverge Inc, Zuora Inc

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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