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Confio Founder and CEO Matt Larson Selected as a Finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year


Boulder, Colo., June 21, 2103Confio Software announced that company founder and CEO Matt Larson was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Mountain Desert region which includes Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. This is the second time Larson has been awarded this esteemed honor which recognizes men and women who create the products, services and jobs that help the region’s economy and communities grow — and encouraging others to be like them.
Confio’s success hinges on its trusted advisor role it has cultivated for software developers, operations personnel and database administrators. Since the company’s formation in 2002, Confio has achieved impressive double-digit revenue growth for several quarters, rapidly expanded its client base, employee base and international footprint. It has also innovated several new products including the industry’s first performance tool for databases running on VMware virtual servers. It is due to these factors as well as its highly engaged staff that Confio has earned several awards including Denver Post’s Top Places to Work, the Mercury 100 list of fastest growing companies, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and the Inc. 500|5000.
“Confio is truly a unique company because the people are the most extraordinary I’ve ever worked with,” said Larson. “I’m honored to have been chosen for this award because it validates the hard work that Confio’s talented and dedicated employees deliver everyday so our customers all over the world get outstanding service and software.”
Award winners were announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the Seawell Grand Ballroom in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  
For more information about Confio’s solutions for DBAs, please visit
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.  Please visit us at .
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. 
In the Mountain Desert region local sponsors include: Faegre Baker Daniels, BBVA Compass, ADP, Scherzer International and the Denver Business Journal.

About Confio Software
Confio Software is the leader in database DevOps performance solutions for DBAs, developers, and IT managers to accelerate application delivery, speed problem resolution, and reduce cost of IT operations. Confio’s flagship product, Confio Ignite™ improves software development and service delivery for systems based on Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2 and SAP Sybase databases, running on VMware virtual servers as well as physical servers. Recognized as the fastest growing database performance solution company in the past two years, Confio has earned recognition on the Inc. 500/5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists. Founded in 2004, Confio products are developed and supported from the Boulder, CO headquarters. For more information visit


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