IMVU Named #8 Top Growing Private Tech Company in Silicon Valley
Company Also Promotes Three New Vice Presidents
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- October 19, 2011 -- IMVU, an online social game where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends, today announced that the company has been named one of the fastest growing private technology companies in Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. IMVU is also proud to announce the promotions of James Birchler, VP of engineering management, Chinh Nguyen, VP of product management and Michael Smith, VP of people and talent.
This year's Fast Private awards honor the 51 fastest growing privately owned companies in the Silicon Valley based on revenue growth from fiscal 2008 to 2010. IMVU placed #8 on this list.
”We are delighted to be recognized as one of the fastest growing private technology companies in the region by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal,” said Cary Rosenzweig, CEO of IMVU. “During the past several years IMVU has shown outstanding growth, and we are excited to promote James, Chinh and Mike to the VP level to help us continue our upward momentum.”
Complete results of the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal 2011 Fast Private awards can be found online at http://bit.ly/pgedcU.
About IMVU, Inc.
IMVU, Inc. (sv.imvu.com) is an online social entertainment destination where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends. IMVU has over 50 million registered users and 10 million unique visitors per month. IMVU also has the world’s largest virtual goods catalog of more than six million items, almost all of which are created by its own members. Founded in 2004, IMVU is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital and is located in Mountain View, CA. IMVU is currently hiring for many positions. For more information, please visit http://sv.imvu.com/jobs