PRESS RELEASE : LOS ANGELES, Calif., - May 1, 2012 - In order to recognize the fastest growing technology companies in DC, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, Lead411 is proud to announce the release of its "Hottest Companies in DC Area" award.
Each day, the Lead411 research team scours through 600+ press releases and business articles including venture capital fundings, company launches, new office openings, customer press releases, etc. This information has given insight to which are the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Their "Hottest Companies" awards have been created to recognize these fast growing companies in different geographic regions. This particular list originally started with over 485 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 26.
"This is our 3rd Annual DC Aread 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 Winners were Chosen
First, all companies must be in either the Software, Wireless, Internet, Hardware, or Media industry and be a privately held organization, and be within DC Area. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;
- ** 100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years; OR
- ** Over $1M in funding in the past 2 years;'
List of Company Names:
Agency Q, AppTap, GoCanvas Solutions, Inc., Clarabridge, Convoke Systems Inc, Emergent, LLC, Fidelis Security Systems, Fixmo, FortiusOne, Harmony Information Systems,, Koofers, Koolspan Inc, LogiXML, LucidMedia Networks Inc, Motionsoft, Netuitive Inc, Openwire Solutions, OPOWER, Razorsight, Corp, Resonate Networks, SB Nation, ScienceLogic, SnagFilms, LLC, Telarix, Inc, WealthEngine, ZoomSafer Inc.
List and Details:
The entire list including more details about the award and winners can be found at
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.