LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantage Media tops the list of the fastest growing companies in Los Angeles and surrounding counties as recognized by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP at an award event held Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Technology Fast 50, an annual award program, ranks technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies located in Los Angeles and surrounding counties by percentage revenue growth over five years. "We are pleased to honor the companies named to the 2007 Technology Fast 50 list in the Los Angeles area, and applaud the two Rising Star businesses as well," said Tony Buzzelli, Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "We congratulate these businesses on their achievement and recognize their contribution to the growth and vitality of Southern California." Companies are selected based on percentage revenue growth over five years from 2002 to 2006. To be considered, Technology Fast 50 entrants must have operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 2002 and at least $5,000,000 in 2006; be headquartered in Los Angeles County or surrounding counties; own proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of its operating revenues, or devote a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify. Subsidiaries and divisions are not eligible, unless they have some public ownership and are separately traded. The Technology Fast 50 company rankings are as follows: Five-Year Growth Ranking Company Name Percentage City 1 Vantage Media, LLC 14,729.9 Venice 2 Boingo Wireless 13,398 Santa Monica 3 Oversee.net 9,655.4 Los Angeles 4 Mezimedia, Inc. 6,949.8 Monrovia 5 eHarmony.com 2,480.2 Pasadena 6 StemCyte 1,887.80 Arcadia 7 Exaktime, Inc. 1,180 Calabasas 8 CaseStack 916.6 Santa Monica 9 Business.com, Inc. 812.1 Santa Monica 10 ValueClick, Inc. 772.2 Westlake Village 11 LoanToolbox 671 Westlake Village 12 Prelude Systems, Inc. 610.3 Diamond Bar 13 U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. 569.4 Carson 14 SOA Software 552.3 Los Angeles 15 Cogent, Inc. 521.5 South Pasadena 16 PeopleSupport, Inc. 456.7 Los Angeles 17 Guidance Software, Inc. 430.3 Pasadena 18 Youbet.com, Inc. 425.3 Woodland Hills 19 NetSol Technologies Inc. 422.4 Calabasas 20 iolo technologies, LLC 367.6 Los Angeles 21 Accruent, Inc. 356.1 Santa Monica 22 iRise 314.8 El Segundo 23 DataDirect Networks, Inc. 295.4 Chatsworth 24 j2 Global Communications, Inc. 275.6 Los Angeles 25 Topaz Systems, Inc. 269.6 Simi Valley 26 OSI Systems, Inc. 264.4 Hawthorne 27 Spark Unlimited 235.8 Los Angeles 28 Diodes Incorporated 196.4 Westlake Village 29 MEDSEEK 185.1 Solvang 30 Abraxis BioScience, Inc. 175.9 Los Angeles 31 Ixia 166.5 Calabasas 32 Providea, Inc. 163 Camarillo 33 CPI Solutions Inc. 160.3 Camarillo 34 Micro Solutions Enterprises 160.2 Van Nuys 35 Amgen Inc. 158.3 Thousand Oaks 36 IRIS International, Inc. 150.1 Chatsworth 37 AdStar, Inc. 128.2 Marina del Rey 38 CallWave, Inc. 123.4 Santa Barbara 39 CalAmp Corp. 115.9 Oxnard 40 Internet Specialties West, Inc. 112.4 Agoura Hills 41 EMRISE Corporation 104.7 Rancho Cucamonga 42 BroadSpire, Inc. 98.9 Los Angeles 43 Tenrox 93.7 Pasadena 44 Phenomenex, Inc. 93.5 Torrance 45 Line 6, Inc. 93 Calabasas 46 United Online, Inc. 88.5 Woodland Hills 47 Activision, Inc. 86.7 Santa Monica 48 ViewSonic Corporation 81.4 Walnut 49 The DIRECTV Group, Inc. 80.3 El Segundo 50 THQ Inc. 67.9 Agoura Hills A special category called Rising Star recognizes the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies based on revenue growth over three years (2004-2006): Three-Year Growth Ranking Company Name Percentage City Rising Star Fonality 6,849 Culver City Rising Star Gorilla Nation Media, LLC 202 Los Angeles The Technology Fast 50 program is presented by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP in association with Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, CresaPartners, Marsh, Union Bank of California, Bowne & Co., Technology Council of Southern California, Montgomery & Co. 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