SOURCE: Currensee


April 28, 2011 11:45 ET

Currensee Named One of Boston's Hottest Technology Companies for Second Year in a Row

Lead411 Awards Currensee Among Top 75 Hottest Businesses in Boston

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Apr 28, 2011) - Currensee, (, the alternative investment service that gives investors unique access to the world currency markets, today announced that it has been named a recipient of the Lead411 "Hottest Companies in Boston" for the second year in a row. From more than 2,000 Boston-area technology companies, Lead411 hand-picked the 75 top businesses for the list based on data such as revenue and growth.

On a daily basis, the Lead411 research team scours through at least 600 press releases and business articles including venture capital financings, company launches, office openings and new customer and deal announcements to identify which companies are the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Their "Hot List" awards have been created to recognize these fast growing companies.

"Being included on Lead411's 'Hottest Companies in Boston' list validates our increasing traction in the financial services sector," said Dave Lemont, CEO of Currensee. "Our mission is to make the foreign currency market a viable asset class to anyone seeking alternatives to stock-market investing, and we're on an exciting trajectory. We're grateful to be recognized by Lead411 alongside so many other innovative companies here in Boston."

Currensee is the alternative investment service that puts the power of world currency markets in the hands of every investor. In October 2010, Currensee launched its Trade Leaders™ Investment Program, enabling investors to leverage the expertise of Trade Leaders by automatically replicating the trades of the top traders from its social network. In February 2011, Currensee announced it hit the $3 billion mark in volume traded through the Trade Leaders program and in April 2011 announced $4 million in Series C funding, bringing total financing to $16.8 million.

"We are very proud of these awards," said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411. "We have been tracking fast-moving companies for our customers for the past 10 years, and we felt it was important to recognize these growing brands publicly."

About Currensee
Currensee is the alternative investment service that puts the power of world currency markets in the hands of every investor. With the Currensee Trade Leaders™ Investment Program, investors build their own automated trading portfolios of Trade Leaders, top foreign currency traders hand picked from the thousands of members of the Currensee social network. The program offers investors an alternative to traditional asset classes and Trade Leader performance is completely uncorrelated to the stock market. Currensee delivers complete account control to investors, who can see every trade in real time, manage and modify investment allocations with one click and benefit from the safety and security of proprietary online investing technology. Currensee is funded by North Bridge Venture Partners, Egan-Managed Capital and Vernon & Park Capital and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) and registered by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). For more information, visit us at Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and watch us on YouTube.

Please note that over the counter retail foreign currency (Forex) trading may involve significant risk of loss. It is not suitable for all investors and you should make sure you understand the risks involved before trading, and seek independent advice if necessary. Performance, strategies and charts shown are not necessarily predictive of any particular result. Past performance is no indication of future results. Investor returns may vary from Trade Leader returns based on slippage, fees, broker spreads, volatility or other market conditions.

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.

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