Hottest San Francisco Company Awardees Announced by Lead411

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Lead411 recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in San Francisco.

We are very proud of the momentum and recognition our Hot Awards have gained in the past 4 years.

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 2013.

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 3112 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 70.

"We are very proud of the momentum and recognition our Hot Awards have gained in the past 4 years," said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411. "The 2013 list showcases companies with outstanding performance in their fields, who have all earned the right to be called a San Francisco Hot Company.”

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:
AbsolutData, AdRoll, Anaplan Inc, AppDynamics, Appirio, Birst Inc, Bizo, Inc, BranchOut Inc, Brightpearl , BrightRoll, BrightTALK Inc, Chartboost, CloudPassage, CouchSurfing International , CrowdFlower , DataSift Inc, Demandbase, Inc, Dropbox, Evolv On-Demand, Extole, Flingo, Framehawk, FuzeBox Inc, Get Satisfaction, Inc., Getaround, Inc., Good Data Corporation, Grockit Inc, Hot Studio, Inc, Hotel Tonight Inc. , Huddle, Idle Games, Indiegogo, Jaspersoft, Jawbone, Joyent Inc, Kenshoo , Loggly, Lumos Labs, Inc., Martini Media, Mashery, Inc, Message Bus , MoBeam Inc, New Relic, Pantheon Systems, Inc, Prosper Marketplace, Inc, Rocket Ninja Inc, Scality, Servicemax Inc, Spigit, Steelwedge Inc., Stitcher, Stripe, StumbleUpon, Taulia Inc., The GigaOM Network, Twelvefold Media, TwitchTV, Inc, Udemy , UrbanSitter, Virool, Inc. , VirtuOz Inc, Wantful, Inc, Wikia, Work4 Labs, Xamarin, Xobni Corporation, Xoom Corporation, Zimride, Inc, Zinio Systems, zozi,,

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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