ROME Corporation Named No. 93 on the Inc. 500 List of Nations Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Austin, Texas - 29 August 2007

Growth fueled by greater demand for enterprise-wide visibility of critical risks

ROME Corporation, the leading provider of enterprise credit risk management systems for the global energy marketplace, announced today that the company has been ranked number 93 on the Inc. 500 list of the country’s fastest-growing private companies and 9th among software companies appearing on the list. ROME achieved its ranking on the list by posting a three-year sales growth of 1576% from 2003 to 2006. In order to qualify for the award a company’s revenue in 2003 must have been at least $200,000 and revenue in 2006 must have been at least $2 million.

"ROME is honored to have earned a place on the Inc. 500 list," said David Achim, CEO of ROME. "Our tremendous growth - fueled by the demand for companies to measure and manage credit risk at an enterprise level - validates our vision and provides momentum for our next stage of growth.”

ROME attributes their award-winning growth to their next-generation enterprise credit risk management functionality, their innovative technology platform and their team of highly experienced energy industry and risk management professionals. ROME’s flexible service-oriented architecture and 100% webbased
technology offers the fastest-time-to-market, and is the most reliable and scalable credit risk solution available. ROME’s suite of Enterprise Credit Risk Management products is the only solution developed from scratch for the unique business requirements across physical and financial products in the global energy and commodities marketplace.

“If you want to find out which companies are going to change the world, look at the Inc. 500,” said Inc. Editor Jane Berentson. “These are the most innovative, dynamic, fast-growth companies in the nation, the ones coming up with solutions to some of our most intractable ills, creating systems that let us conduct business faster and easier, and manufacturing products we soon discover we can’t live without. The Inc. 500 list is Inc. magazine’s tribute to American business ingenuity and ambition.”

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