Baton Rouge, La. – Lead411, a business information and data gathering firm, announces the 2011 Tech 200 list, ranking Sparkhound Inc. as one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the U.S.
"Our team is proud of Sparkhound’s impressive growth despite the national economic climate, and we’ll continue to focus on developing new business solutions that benefit our existing and future clients," said Sparkhound President and CEO Shawn Usher. "It is an honor to be recognized by Lead411 for our achievements."
To qualify for Lead411’s Technology 200 ranking, companies must:Have a two-year percentage revenue growth from 2008 to 2010Be in the software, Internet, media, wireless, hardware, advertising, telecom, IT services, e-commerce or consulting industryBe a U.S.-based, private companyHave a minimum of $500,000 in revenue in 2010
From 2008 to 2010, Sparkhound almost doubled its revenue from $8.8 million to $14.9 million and now has almost 130 full-time and part-time employees in Louisiana and Texas.
Sparkhound recently announced it would open a Dallas/Fort Worth location to better serve its existing client base, offer more customized services to prospects and further expand its business solutions in the area. With existing offices in Baton Rouge and Houston, Sparkhound will continue to provide midmarket and large market companies with strategic, customized business solutions for their technology needs.
This is the first time Sparkhound, ranked 95th, has been listed in the Tech 200. View thefull list orSparkhound's Profile at Lead411.com. In its second year, the Tech 200 ranks tech companies with the highest percent of revenue growth from 2008 to 2010.
Based in California, Lead411 was founded in 2001 and offers corporate information, company news and awards for up-and-coming businesses. For more information, visit www.lead411.com.
With offices in Baton Rouge, Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, Sparkhound Inc. was established in January 1998 with the goal of redefining how technology services are delivered in the marketplace. Sparkhound provides government and institutional agencies with business solutions including: Application Design and Development; Infrastructure Design and Development; Business Process Analysis; Project Management; Microsoft Windows Server; Microsoft Exchange; Microsoft Office SharePoint Server; and many other technologies. For more information, visit Sparkhound.com.