SOURCE: Trulia

July 17, 2007 16:06 ET

Trulia.com Selected by AlwaysOn as an AO100 Top Private Company Award Winner

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2007) - Trulia.com, America's residential real estate search engine, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AO100 Top Private Companies for 2007. The fifth-annual elite AO100 list was compiled by the AlwaysOn editorial panel. In order to be eligible for the AO100 list, companies had to be peer-nominated, with AlwaysOn receiving more than 1,000 nominations from venture investors, investment bankers and other industry experts.

Trulia.com and the AO100 Top Private Companies for 2007 will be honored at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit to be held July 31 - Aug 2, 2007, at Stanford University. The Stanford Summit is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The idea behind the AO100 top private companies list is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global technology industry.

"In 2007, Trulia has become the fastest growing real estate site on the web, due in part to our success in bringing user-friendly technology to a the complex and traditional real estate industry," said Pete Flint, co-founder and CEO of Trulia. "We are honored that AlwaysOn has recognized our achievements by naming Trulia one of the Top 100 companies of 2007."

Launched in September 2005 by Pete Flint and Sami Inkinen, Trulia helps consumers find homes for sale that meet their specific criteria and make smarter real estate decisions. Trulia's interactive tools are available in all 50 U.S. states and include National Heat Maps, Real Estate Guides, user-generated real estate questions and answers in Trulia Voices and data on comparable and recently sold properties. By offering free access to market data and nearly 2 million searchable home listings available through Trulia's relationships with agents and brokers nationwide, Trulia acts as a decision-support tool for the $1.5 trillion real estate industry.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Top 100 Private Companies can be found on the AlwaysOn Web site at: http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/15899

About Trulia

Trulia, Inc. (www.trulia.com), a residential real estate search engine, has revolutionized online home search by offering a rich, intuitive user experience that points consumers directly to listings on agent and broker Web sites. By partnering with the real estate industry, Trulia helps consumers find information on homes for sale using custom search criteria such as price and number of bedrooms to market trends and neighborhood data at the hyper-local level. Founded in San Francisco in 2005 by Pete Flint and Sami Inkinen, Trulia is live across the U.S. For more information, go to www.trulia.com

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn ignited the open-media revolution in early 2003 by being the first media brand to launch a global blog network. In 2004, AlwaysOn continued to lead the media industry in innovation by introducing a social network where members can connect and engage. AlwaysOn is also revolutionizing the media business by applying its open-media principles to its executive event series (Stanford Summit, AlwaysOn Hollywood, AlwaysOn Media and GoingGreen) and quarterly print "blogozine" by empowering its members to post and share their ideas and meet each other online. As our loyal readers know, AlwaysOn is committed to the free-market, merit-driven approach to reporting and event programming. No other media brand has dared to create such open interaction with its readers and event participants.

Contact Information

  • For Trulia
    Flashpoint PR
    Alisa Weinstein
    415.551.9600
    Email Contact

    For AlwaysOn Stanford Summit
    A&R Edelman
    Elizabeth Anderson
    Ph: 650-762-2800
    Email Contact