Lead411: Aylus Wins "Hottest Companies in Boston" award

View the full list: Lead411, April 12, 2011

In order to recognize the fastest growing technology companies in Boston and surrounding areas, Lead411 is proud to announce the release of its "Hottest Companies in Boston" 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 2100 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 75.

"We have been tracking fast 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."

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 Boston Mass. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;

  • 150% increase in revenues over the past 2 years with revenues over $3M
  • Over $5M in funding in the past 2 years;

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.