Hottest Southern California Company Awardees Announced by Lead411

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Lead411 recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in Southern California

In order to recognize the hottest technology companies in Southern California, Lead411 ( is proud to announce the release of the 'Hottest Companies in Southern California" awards for 2012.

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 1800 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 57.

"This is our 3rd Annual Southern California award. We are pleased with the recognition the Award has received over the past few years," said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411, "and we are very proud of the respected list of companies for the 2012 winners."

How the List Was Chosen
First, all companies must be in either the Software, Wireless, Hardware, Internet, or Media industry, a privately held organization, and be within Southern California. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;

100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years
OR $3M+ in funding in the past 2 years.

List of Company Names:
(mt) Media Temple Inc, Alteryx, Avaak Inc, Awarepoint Corporation, BlueCava Inc, Brand Affinity Technologies, Inc., Campus Explorer, Clicker,, CrowdGather, Inc, Digg, ecoATM, EdgeCast Networks Inc, Endeka Group, Inc, Fetch Technologies, Fulcrum Microsystems Inc, Geodelic, Inc., GumGum Inc, Image Metrics, Imagine Communications, Interactive Video Technologies, Inc, Kareo, KidZui, Klout, Kyriba Corporation, MarketShare, Masterimage 3D, LLC, MeLLmo, Inc., MultiFactor Corp, Music Mastermind LLC,, Nirvanix, Inc, On-Ramp Wireless, OpenCandy, OpenX Technologies Inc, Ortiva Wireless , Phantom Technologies LLC, PixelFish Inc, Predixion Software, Providea Conferencing, LLC, Reprints Desk, Inc. , RightScale LLC, RingRevenue Inc, scenechronize, ShowUhow, Inc, Slacker, Inc, SocialVibe Inc, SolarFlare Communications, Inc, SteelHouse, The Rubicon Project, Think Passenger, Inc., UberMedia, Inc, uSamp, Verve Wireless, Inc, Webalo, Inc., Zeebo, Zumbox 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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