LeadForce1 Wins TiE50 Award as Top 2010 Startup

Tue May 18, 2010 7:48am EDT

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SAN FRANCISCO--(Business Wire)--
LeadForce1, a provider of next-generation marketing automation solutions, today
announced it has been chosen as a winner of the TiE50 award as a leader in the
Internet market category. TiE, the organizer of TiEcon 2010, the world's largest
conference for entrepreneurs, received almost 4,000 nominations from across the
world for this year`s award. Nearly 100,000 votes were cast to select 50 leading
companies in five sectors that are driving today's economy: BioSciences,
Cleantech, Internet, Software and Wireless. 

"TiE50 attracted the best-of-breed start-ups this year with extraordinary sets
of ideas, innovation, and business opportunities from several technology hot
beds worldwide - Americas, Europe, Japan, Israel, Singapore, India, China and
others," said Ram K. Reddy, Chair TiE50 2010. "Judging was done by a team of
highly accomplished and competent CEOs, serial entrepreneurs, globally
recognized venture capitalists, and industry experts with several years of
segment-specific experience." 

Of the award, Srihari Kumar, CEO LeadForce1, said, "It is an honor to have
LeadForce1 selected as a winner of a TiE50 award, and reinforces our belief that
we have developed a product which is in a class with the best technologies in
the world. In the two years since our founding we have acquired more than 250
enterprise customers and can confidently say that we are one of the fastest
growing companies in our market segment. LeadForce1 is transforming the way
businesses approach marketing and sales automation and ultimately impacting the
enterprise bottom-line." 

The winners of the TiE50 awards were showcased at TiEcon 2010, the world's
largest conference for entrepreneurs, on May 14-15 in Santa Clara, California. 

About TiE 

TiE is a global, not-for-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization
dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs across its global network. Sponsored by top
venture capital, legal and accounting firms and Fortune 500 corporations, TiE is
spread across 55 chapters in 13 countries comprising 1,800 experienced
entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, and 12,000 aspiring
entrepreneurs and professionals as members. 

About LeadForce1 

LeadForce1 http://www.leadforce1.com is delivering a game-changing,
next-generation, marketing automation solution for enterprises, with offices in
California, Michigan, and India. LeadForce1 was founded in 2008 by experienced
software executives from Microsoft, Yodlee, Autonomy, Gartner, and Healtheon.

John Armstrong, Marketing

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