Hottest San Francisco Company List Announced: VirtuOz Among Leaders Such as Twitter, GigaOM, Yammer and Huddle to Receive Award

February 20, 2012

VirtuOz Named to Lead411’s Hottest San Francisco Company List

EMERYVILLE, CA -- 02/21/12 -- VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, today announced the company was named to Lead411's "Hottest San Francisco Company" list.

"We are honored to be among innovate companies such as Twitter, GigaOM, Yammer and Huddle, who are delivering ground breaking technologies in their respective markets," said Steve L. Adams, president and CEO of VirtuOz. "Virtual agents are re-defining how businesses and consumers interact in today's online digital world. This award further validates the growing market demand for these types of applications that are helping businesses forge digital customer relationships with their Web-savvy customers."

Over 2600 privately held technology companies in the San Francisco area were reviewed. Judges scoured through at least 600 press releases and business articles including venture capital financings, company launches, office openings and new customer press releases to determine the fastest growing technology companies in U.S. Companies had to have at least 100 percent increase in revenues or at least $5M+ in funding in the past 2 years. For a full list of winners, visit: http://www.lead411.com/awards/2012/san-francisco.html.

About VirtuOz

VirtuOz is the leader in Digital Customer Relationships, enabling large and mid-market enterprises to use Intelligent Virtual Agents to provide world-class online marketing, sales, and support channels, ensuring a high quality user experience while improving operational performance. Recognized by the American Business Awards, Best in Biz 2011 and Tech Awards Circle, the company's award winning intelligent virtual agents offer companies a new channel for online self-service that delivers the best possible customer experience at one-tenth the cost of traditional channels. VirtuOz solutions combine best-in-class virtual agent solutions with best practices across agent development, deployment, and optimization to deliver predictable and measurable results. Intelligent virtual agents are predicted to become the new standard for customer interaction in the next few years. VirtuOz leads the market for successful use of intelligent virtual agents, having processed over 166 million conversations on behalf of its customers in 2011 and with the largest number of live enterprise intelligent virtual agents for Global 2000 companies including PayPal, Michelin, SFR, H&R Block, and Symantec. More information about VirtuOz can be found at www.virtuoz.com.

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. More information about Lead411 can be found at www.lead411.com.

VirtuOz is a trademark of VirtuOz, Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.