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Leads360 named to Tech Fast 500

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Leads360 Ranked Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™

Attributes 296 Percent Revenue Growth to Foresight, Innovation in Lead Management

LOS ANGELES, October 19, 2011 – Leads360, the industry leader in lead management software, today announced it ranked 287 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Leads360 grew 296 percent from 2006 to 2010.

Leads360′s President and Chief Executive Officer, Nick Hedges, credits the transformation from a mortgage-specific lead management software provider to the market leader in integrated consumer sales automation and telephony with the company’s impressive revenue growth. Leads360 has an innovative feature set, built for the most demanding consumer-sales organizations that scale from small business to enterprise.

“The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award and our ranking in the top 300 companies in North America showcases the innovation, software design and investment in customer success that has enabled us to achieve such formidable revenue growth,” said Hedges.  “We recognized early on that many consumer sales organizations looking for CRM solutions really needed a lead management solution to bridge the gap between a sales lead and sales success.”  “Leads360, like all 2011 Technology Fast 500™ companies, have excelled in fostering innovation and channeling it into spectacular growth — against the backdrop of one of the most challenging economies in history,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. “Deloitte recognizes Leads360 for its remarkable accomplishment.”

“We are pleased to honor Leads360 as a 2011 Technology Fast 500 company,” said Mark Jensen, managing partner, technology and venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “As one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, Leads360 has demonstrated excellence in technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth.” Leads360 was ranked 17th among Los Angeles area technology companies on the list.  The Los Angeles list included notable companies such as Cornerstone OnDemand, Activision Blizzard, ReachLocal, TrueCar, TeleSign andother leading public and private companies.

About Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™

Technology Fast 500, which was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About Leads360

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., Leads360 develops software as a service (SaaS) solutions for managing sales leads.  Distinguished by its focus on solutions that address the unique needs of businesses who sell to consumers, Leads360 is recognized as a market and technology leader, managing more than 40 million leads for more than 10,000 clients, and fully integrated with more than 1,400 lead sources and third party technology providers.  With a suite of solutions scaled for small to enterprise organizations, the company offers the industry’s most comprehensive and configurable sales management platform.

Leads360 enables companies to distribute, track, analyze, and convert sales leads using a customizable lead management workflow and integrated on-demand telephony software.  Professional services, including training and process consulting, are also offered to deliver a highly effective solution for converting sales leads.  Businesses look to Leads360 for solutions that allow them to maximize their investment in leads generated online and from traditional sources, and ultimately generate sales and grow revenue.  For more information, visit www.leads360.com.

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