Rearden Commerce Selected as FiRe 2009 FiReStarter

reardenWe are pleased to announce that Rearden Commerce ( has been selected to participate as one of 12 honored FiReStarters for the Future in Review (FiRe) 2009 conference, May 19-22, at the Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California. (See

Since the inception of Rearden Commerce in late 1999, founder and CEO Patrick Grady has been building the company in its mission to revolutionize the way companies and individuals buy and manage services online, and to deliver the ultimate Internet personal assistant. Its flagship product, the Rearden Personal Assistant™, is an intelligent Web and mobile application that provides companies and individuals with one place to conveniently purchase a variety of services, such as travel, entertainment, shipping, and conferencing. Companies can establish and enforce corporate spending policies that deliver significant cost savings, while employees can easily find the services they need at the best value. The Rearden Personal Assistant is the only online destination one need visit to find and book a range of services, whether based on company policies, personal preferences, location, or the context of a given project.

About the FiReStarter program: For the third year in a row, Strategic News Service (SNS) is selecting 12 businesses – top startups or businesses with new startup technology – for world promotion, based on nominations by trusted strategic investment SNS Members. We believe that these FiReStarter businesses, which will be integrated into the FiRe 2009 program, will change our world in a positive way. They are businesses we believe you should know about.

For more information about the FiReStarter program, please contact the SNS Programs Director, Sharon Anderson-Morris/”SAM”: