Lead411′s List of Hottest Companies in Austin Awards for 2012 Rolled Out

The temperature rises a few notches higher in Austin Texas as Lead411 launches its much awaited Hottest Companies in Austin Awards for 2012. The resulting list of innovative tech companies started out with more than 389 contenders, and was later on trimmed to the best 30.

Every day of each month, a dedicated team at Lead411 goes through numerous press releases, company launches, business articles, and more. This sheds some light on who the shakers and movers are in the tech industry, and who may be qualified to be part of the Lead411 awards.

For this particular set of outstanding companies, one must be a privately-held organization that is located in Austin, Texas. It must also be part of the Software, Wireless, Internet, Hardware, as well as Media industries.

In addition to that, the company or organization must either haveĀ 100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years or have received more thanĀ $1M in funding in the same time frame.

Some of Austin’s best like The NaturallyCurly Network , Bloomfire, Spredfast, and Xplore Technologies made it to Lead411′s Hottest Companies in Austin. Want to know what other companies did? You can find the complete list here.