San Diego Venture Group Selects Everyone Counts as a “Cool Company” Winner.

Showcased at the 10th Annual Venture Summit

Everyone Counts, Inc. has been selected as a “Cool Company” winner by the San Diego Venture Group for the 2012 Venture Summit. This 10th Annual event will prominently feature Everyone Counts’ transformational SaaS-based election platform as one of only 30 organizations selected from a field of more than 150 applicants.

“We are excited that Everyone Counts has been recognized by the San Diego Venture Group as one of San Diego’s “Cool Companies” for our game-changing SaaS-based election platform,” said Lori Steele, Founder and CEO of Everyone Counts, Inc. “SDVG’s activities are of great support to fast emerging companies such as ours. We thank SDVG for this honor and look forward to showcasing our election software, including the world’s first and only iPad voting in government elections at SDVG’s 10th Annual Venture Summit. Everyone Counts’ unique combination of state of the art technology and election administration expertise is driving the tipping point in the transformation of elections from antiquated hardware and error-prone paper to SaaS.  And Everyone Counts is winning the majority of new contracts for elections globally. Countries, States, and even the Oscars are turning to our digital voting solutions to make voting more accessible, easier and accurate, all while halving costs. Recognition by SDVG as a “Cool Company” provides an exciting opportunity for us to highlight our path toward securing a major share of the $31 billion elections industry.”

The SDVG Press Release follows below:

San Diego Venture Group Venture Summit’s “Cool Companies” announced

10th Annual event to prominently feature 30 organizations selected from a field of more than 150 applicants

SAN DIEGO - May 21, 2012 San Diego Venture Group today announced the 30 “Cool Companies” to be featured at the 10th Annual Venture Summit June 6.

The companies were selected from a field of over 150 applicants, and will be a prominent part of the event that will draw at least 100 venture capitalists and more than 500 attendees.

“We’ve got a wide range of industries represented with this year’s selection, including five in Clean Tech, 11 in High Tech and nine in Life Sciences,” said David Titus, President of the San Diego Venture Group. “Last year we were standing room only for the Summit, and we expect the same this year. Over 85 venture investors have already registered. It’s one of our signature events for the year!”

The 2012 Cool Companies are:

Achates Power, Inc.
Malama Composites, Inc.
NuLEDs, Inc
SG Biofuels (SGB)
Synthetic Genomics, Inc
451 Degrees
Embarke, Inc
Everyone Counts, Inc
Hub Edu, Inc.
Alco-Checkpoint Inc-Breathalyzer Vending Machine Co
Transaction Wireless
Applied Proteomics Inc. (API)
aTyr Pharma
CryoMedix LLC
Great Connection, Inc.
Makucell, Inc.
MD Revolution
NexDx, Inc.
Pathway Genomics
Gunnar Optiks
PR* Nutrition, LLC
Shaper Studios

The morning program will also feature Roger McNamee, co-founder of Elevation Partners; and award-winning, best-selling author, David Ewing Duncan. Registration information is available at

About the San Diego Venture Group

The San Diego Venture Group cultivates durable and high value relationships between entrepreneurs, capital providers and strategic advisors intended to promote the formation and funding of innovative new ventures in the San Diego area, community to educate San Diego entrepreneurs in strategies for obtaining venture funding and developing their businesses, and to promote the San Diego venture capital and entrepreneurial communities on a regional and national basis. More information is available at

About Everyone Counts, Inc.

Everyone Counts, the world's leading provider of state-of-the-art election administration and voting systems, uniquely combines world-class expertise in technology, computer security, usability and election administration. Through this experience and expertise, Everyone Counts has modernized best practices in elections worldwide since 1997. Unique in the industry, Everyone Counts' continually innovates to meet customer needs. Its patent pending innovations are quickly becoming the industry standard globally and are transforming the $31 billion election industry. Everyone Counts' SaaS-based election administration tools and voting platform are helping governments and private membership organizations to improve their existing processes, systems and services. Ease of adoption is core to the Everyone Counts voting platform. The firm's ability to integrate its modern election systems with existing processes is unmatched worldwide.

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