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, Lead411 ( is proud to announce the release of the 'Hottest Companies in San Francisco" 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 2600 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 80.

"This is our 3rd Annual San Francisco 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 San Francisco region. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;

100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years
OR $5M+ in funding in the past 2 years.

List of Company Names:
3VR Security, Inc, 99designs, Affine Systems, Anaplan Inc, AppDynamics, Bleacher Report, Bricsnet US, LLC, BrightRoll, BrightTALK Inc, Cantaloupe Systems, ClearSlide, CloudFlare, CollabNet Inc, Crowd Factory, Crowdcast , CrowdFlower , Demandbase, Inc, Dropbox, eCert Inc., Eventbrite, Inc., Evolv On-Demand, Expensify Inc, Extole, Flingo, Flite, Inc, Flurry, Inc., Formspring, Framehawk, Get Satisfaction, Inc., GoodData, Grockit Inc, Hotel Tonight Inc. , Huddle US, Idle Games, InsideView, Jaspersoft, Jawbone, Joyent Inc, KIXEYE, Kontagent, KXEN Inc, Lumosity, Marin Software, Martini Media, Mashery, Inc, Metacafe, Inc, mFoundry, mobeam inc, New Relic, PlayFirst Inc, PowerReviews Inc, Practice Fusion, Prosper Marketplace, Inc, Quid Inc, RadiumOne, Rocket Ninja Inc, Scality, Scribd, Servicemax Inc, Socialcast, Spigit, StackMob, Steelwedge Inc., Stitcher, Stripe, StumbleUpon, Sugar Inc, Tapjoy, Taulia Inc., The GigaOM Network, Ticketfly, TokBox Inc, Twelvefold Media, Twitter, VirtuOz Inc, Xobni Corporation, Xoom Corporation, Yammer Inc, Zimride, Inc, Zinio LLC,

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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