May 10, 2011

In order to recognize the hottest technology companies in DC Area, Lead411 ( is proud to announce the release of the 'Hottest Companies in DC Area" 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 855 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 43.

"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."

First, all companies must be in either the Software, Wireless, Hardware, Internet, or Media industry, 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 with revenues over $2M OR $2M+ in funding in the past 2 years.

List of Company Names:

Alawar Entertainment, American Cadastre, LLC, Approva Corporation, Clarabridge, Clearspring Technologies, Inc, DATA Inc, Digital Signal Corporation, DrFirst Inc, DubMeNow Inc, EverFi, Inc., GigaTrust, Grab Networks, Indisoft LLC, Intelliworks Inc, JackBe Corporation, Jobfox, kajeet, Inc, Koofers Inc, LivingSocial, LucidMedia Networks Inc, Message Systems, Incorporated, Motionsoft, Netuitive Inc, Nova Datacom, Openet, OPOWER, Parature Inc., PointAbout, Inc, Reality Mobile LLC, Resonate Networks, Savi Technology Inc, Sawbuck Realty, SB Nation, ScienceLogic, SnagFilms LLC, Sonatype, Synteractive Corporation, Telarix, Inc, Virtustream Inc, VitalSpring Technologies Inc, Vovici Corporation, Welocalize, Zantech IT Services, 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.