SOURCE: ROME Corporation

August 29, 2007 07:00 ET

ROME Corporation Named No. 93 on Inc. 500 List of Nations Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Growth Fueled by Demand for Greater Enterprise-Wide Visibility of Critical Risks

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - August 29, 2007) - ROME Corporation, the leading provider of enterprise credit risk management systems for the global energy marketplace, announced today that the company has been ranked number 93 on the Inc. 500 list of the country's fastest-growing private companies and 9th among the 37 software companies appearing on the list. ROME achieved its ranking on the list by posting a three-year sales growth of 1576% from 2003 to 2006. In order to qualify for the award a company's revenue in 2003 must have been at least $200,000 and revenue in 2006 must have been at least $2 million. The Inc. 500 list appeared on newsstands August 28th, and can be found online at

"ROME is honored to have earned a place on the Inc. 500 list," said David Achim, CEO of ROME. "Our tremendous growth -- fueled by the demand for companies to measure and manage credit risk at an enterprise level -- validates our vision and provides momentum for our next stage of growth."

ROME attributes their award-winning growth to their next-generation enterprise credit risk management functionality, their innovative technology platform and their team of highly experienced energy industry and risk management professionals. ROME's flexible service-oriented architecture and 100% web-based technology offers the fastest-time-to-market, and is the most reliable and scalable credit risk solution available. ROME's suite of Enterprise Credit Risk Management products is the only solution developed from scratch for the unique business requirements across physical and financial products in the global energy and commodities marketplace.

"If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500," said Inc. Editor Jane Berentson. "These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can't live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine's tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition."

About ROME Corporation

ROME Corporation is the leading provider of credit risk management solutions for the energy marketplace. ROME's suite of credit risk management products includes ROME CreditRisk, ROME CreditScoring, ROME DealValuation Engine, ROME CreditAnalytics, and ROME ContractManagement. These products work together to help automate and streamline the processes for managing contracts, collateral, counterparties, credit scoring, and exposure.

ROME solutions enable our customers to minimize risk while achieving greater efficiencies, increased liquidity and improved transparency. ROME Corporation is privately held, with investments from Azure Capital Partners and Powershift Ventures L.P. The company is based in Austin, Texas, with a sales and services office in Houston and London. For more information please visit the company website at

About Inc. magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, LLC., Inc. magazine ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 681,421, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.

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