Contigo recognized for achievements and growth in Location-Based Services

Contigo Named One of the 25 Hottest Technology Companies by Rocket Builders 

VANCOUVER, BC (January 28, 2009) – Contigo, the leading provider of turn-key GPS solutions for fleet management, asset tracking and personal safety is pleased to announce that it has been named to the 2009 Ready to Rocket list. The list identifies companies that both technology buyers and venture capitalists will value, and names 25 B.C. companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the trends for growth.

3Each year when we choose the Ready to Rocket companies, we are looking for those companies that have best matched technical innovation with market opportunity. Contigo is an excellent example of the right technology for the right customers at the right time.² said Reg Nordman, Managing Partner, Rocket Builders.

3We are honoured to have been selected for the Ready to Rocket list for the second year in a row,² commented John Tedesco, President and CEO of Contigo. 3Location-Based Services and GPS technology had a break-out year in 2008, and we expect continued growth for 2009. We are proud to deliver world-class productivity and security solutions to leading companies in North America and beyond, and being recognized by industry leaders such as Rocket Builders is a testament to our ongoing success.²

About Ready to Rocket

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the information technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies twenty-five (25) private companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the trends for growth. This selection methodology has been an accurate predictor of growth with "Ready to Rocket" companies exceeding the industry growth rate. Also, many of these companies raise investment capital and each year many of the profiled "Ready to Rocket’ companies are acquired. For more information, please visit

About Contigo

Contigo is a leading provider of Location-Based Services using wireless and GPS technology for fleet management, asset-tracking and personal safety applications. Contigo’s patented platform enables businesses and consumers to monitor the vehicles, assets, personnel and loved ones important to them 24/7 via the internet. Contigo’s solutions are distributed across the U.S. and Canada through Contigo’s network of strategic partners and value-added resellers. Founded in 2002, Contigo is a privately held corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia with U.S. operations headquartered in Santa Monica, California. For more information, please visit

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