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Adaptive Planning

October 12, 2012 11:00 ET

Adaptive Planning Wins Gold for Best Overall Company of the Year in the Golden Bridge Awards

Adaptive Planning Founder, Robert Hull, Also Recognized as a Entrepreneur/Founder of the Year

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 12, 2012) -  Adaptive Planning, the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, has earned the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards for the Best Overall Company of the Year. The company's President and Founder, Robert Hull, also earned the Silver status for the Entrepreneur/Founder of the Year, and a Bronze as Finance Executive of the Year.

The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

"The recognition as the best company of the year is a testament to the milestones and successes Adaptive Planning has hit this year," said Rob Hull, Founder, President and CFO of Adaptive Planning. "I am also honored and humbled to be recognized as a Founder of the Year and Finance Executive of the Year. Both awards are especially rewarding since they recognize the important role that Adaptive Planning is playing in helping CFOs and other finance professionals more successfully manage their businesses."

More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated, and their average scores determined the 2012 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on October 2, 2012 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders, and judges.

Adaptive Planning fundamentally changes the world of financial planning and reporting, and has become the de facto solution for cloud-based CPM, with more customers and more partners than all other cloud CPM providers combined. Adaptive Planning's software as a service (SaaS) delivery model presents significant advantages over traditional on-premise corporate performance management software, including 75 percent lower total cost of ownership, greater ease of use, and deployments that take just weeks instead of months. 

Adaptive Planning recently announced record year-over-year growth, $22 million in new funding, a breakthrough new visual discovery solution, a #1 ranking in customer satisfaction among all leading CPM vendors, and the acquisition of myDIALS, the leading provider of cloud data visualization solutions. The Golden Bridge Awards add to an already exciting list of accolades for Adaptive Planning this year including the Always OnDemand 100, BPM Partners Core Vendor, Network Products Guide Finance Executive/ Founder of the Year, and Stevie Awards New Product/Service of the Year and Company of the Year.

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com.

About Adaptive Planning
Adaptive Planning is the worldwide leader in cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes. The company's software as a service (SaaS) platform allows finance and management teams to work together to plan, monitor, report on, and analyze financial and operational performance. With capabilities for budgeting, forecasting, reporting, consolidation, dashboards, and business intelligence, Adaptive Planning enables finance, sales, and other business leaders to make better, faster, more collaborative decisions that drive a true competitive advantage.

Adaptive Planning is used by over 1,400 organizations worldwide, from midsized companies and nonprofits to large corporations, including AAA, Boston Scientific, CORT, Konica Minolta, NetSuite, Philips, and Vail Resorts. The company is the 8th fastest growing company in Silicon Valley on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ list; has the #1 brand in midmarket CPM; and ranks #1 in customer satisfaction in independent industry surveys. With customers and partners in 65 countries worldwide, the company has the strongest channel ecosystem in the cloud CPM space, including over 200 worldwide partners such as Armanino McKenna, Intacct, IntuitiveTek, Plex Systems, SAP, and NetSuite, which offers a specialized version of Adaptive Planning as the NetSuite Financial Planning module. Adaptive Planning is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. and is funded by Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), ONSET Ventures, Monitor Ventures, and Cardinal Venture Capital.

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