Hottest CompaniesDENVER, CO Oct. 22, 2014 — Zen Planner, an all-in-one software solution for fitness business owners, announced today it has been named a Lead411 2014 Hottest Colorado Company. This award recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in Colorado. “We are thrilled to be on this list and among other stellar startups like Hubspot, EventBrite, and Yammer who have been included in the past,” said Jeff Gardner, CEO of Zen Planner. “Our team is passionate about our continued growth and providing fitness business owners with the solutions they need to succeed.” Companies considered for this list must be in either the software, wireless, Internet, hardware, or media industry and be a privately held organization, and be within Colorado region. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements:

  • 100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years; OR
  • Over $1M in funding in the past 2 years;

For over 13 years, Lead411’s technology and research team scours the web daily to find information about fast growing companies. Each day they are looking at press releases and news stories like venture financings, company launches, hiring plans, etc. This has given Lead411 insight on the hottest companies in the US, hence the awards. This particular list originally started with over 1159 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 37.

“Our 2014 award winners might be our best selection ever,” said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411. “It seems like there is no better time to be a tech entrepreneur. There are so many startups succeeding right now and it is reflected in these awards.”

About Zen Planner

Zen Planner’s all-in-one software solution gives fitness business owners everything they need to turn their passion into a successful business. With integrated payment processing, scheduling, membership management, workout tracking, email automation and website templates – business owners have what they require to thrive in the fitness community they’ve worked so hard to build. Customer support, available seven days a week, separates Zen Planner from the competition by delivering a user-friendly platform for business operations. Zen Planner is backed by a team of like-minded fitness fanatics, which is why one out of every two customers refers Zen Planner to a friend – making the company’s satisfaction rating 99%. For more information, visit

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.