Turn lands a spot on the 2010 Hottest Silicon Valley Companies list, which recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in the Valley. The list is managed by Lead41 who scoured over 1600 Bay Area companies evaluating them on a matrix of data points to determine which demonstrates outstanding growth.
All winners of the ‘Hottest Silicon Valley Companies’ award are in one of the following industries — Software, Wireless, Internet, or Media, has less than $100M in yearly revenues, and was established in the Silicon Valley area. Additionally, each company matched one or more of the following criteria:
- 100% increase in revenues over the past 3 years; OR
- $15M+ in funding in the past 2 years; OR
- 2X traffic gains to their website in the past 12 months AND over 1M unique visitors a month.
Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411 says “We have been tracking fast companies for our customers for the past 10 years and we felt it was important to recognize these growing brands publicly… specifically in the Bay Area” Turn’s in some good company as other notable industry companies include Admob, Facebook and Tumri. Earlier this year Turn was also honored by investment banking firm JMP as one of the hottest privately held internet companies for 2010.