Revenue: $280 million in 2010;

$243 million in 2009.

Net loss: $27 million in 2010; $37.8 million in 2009.

No. of local employees: 500.

Year founded: 1998.

Stock symbol and exchange: ACTV on the New York Stock Exchange.

Company description: Provider of cloud-based computing services serving diverse market segments including sports, outdoors, community activities, corporate and churches.

Key factors for success: Empowering event organizers to better manage events and build communities around activities; strong operations focus with strategic growth through existing and new markets.

What began as an online registration business catering to runners now helps folks make reservations at golf courses, schedule business meetings at corporate conventions, and manage activities for churches...

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