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Hot100Business means Grow Faster Now!

Current revenue of $500,000 to $5 million?
Accelerating growth $2 million (and more) is important?

 
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Congrats to PopCap

Congratulations to John Vechey, of PopCap Games, who was named #7 on the Top 10 Young Internet Millionaires list ($60 million at age 28). Number 1 was the founder of Facebook. John's blog.
  
Popcap Games updates

Sept 2014.  John says goodby to Popcap after 15 years.  EA News.

Sept 2013.  Bejeweled, the little game that keeps on giving. Business Insider article, The History of Bejeweled.

July 12th, 2011.  Popcap offically sold to Electronic Arts for $1.3 BILLION; $650 million cash, $100 million stock, and $550 million in revenue trails.
April 2012.  They won!  Popcap founders, John Vechey, Brian Fiete and Jason Kapala were nominated for the US Small Business Administration Entrepreneurial Success Award, by Corey Hansen, the founder of the Hot100Business Association.  The award is a recognition of a company that once received SBA assistance but now is so successful they are no longer a small business and are making major contributions in the community and the country.  They won the award for Washington State and the Northwest Region 10.  Congratulations!

RESULTS!

Hot100Business AWARDS TALLY

  • Top 10 Young Internet Millionaires - $60 million at age 28.
  • Inc Magazine – Inc 500/5000 America's Fastest Growing Private-Owned Businesses
  • Entrepreneur Magazine – Hot 100 Fastest Growing New Businesses
  • Business Journal - 100 Fastest Growing Private-Owned Businesses in the State
  • Business Journal – 50 Fastest Growing Minority Businesses
  • Business Journal – 25 Largest Minority Businesses
  • Ernst and Young - Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Finalist
  • US Small Business Administration
  • --Small Business of the Year - State and Regional
  • --Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year - National

  • --Entrepreneurial Success Award - State and Regional

  • 100 Best Places to Work
  • Many more would make these and other awards, if they applied.

 

A few of many examples: (The growth and sustainability of these businesses is not a guarantee your business will achieve similar results, but it's a good start.)
Business Services
     From $0 to $800,000 first yr, to $10 million/yr in 5 years (1,250%)
     Inc Magazine "Inc 500" in top 100
     Entrepreneur Magazine "Hot 100"
Business Services
     From $9.6 million to $41 million per year in 3 years (+400%)
     Inc Magazine "Inc 500"
Personal Services
     From $400,000 to $1.4 million per year in 9 months (350%)
     Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year regional finalist
     Mayors' Small Business Award
Wholesale
     From $120,000 to $12 million per year in 4 years (10,000%)
     Inc Magazine "Inc 500"
     Business Journal "Hot 100," in top 10
Entertainment Software
     From $40,000 investment to $50 million/yr in 6 yrs (125,000%)
                                              to $250 million/yr in 10 yrs (600,000%)
     Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year regional finalist
     SBA Entrepreneurial Success Award 2012
Construction
     From $3 million to $10 million in 1 year (333%)
     SBA District Small Business of the Year
Social Mission Business Service
     From $400,000 to $1 million in one year (250%)
     SBA Region - Minority Small Business of the Year
     Business Journal "Hot 100"
Trade Contractor
     From $20,000 a month to $300,000 a month in 10 months (1,500%)
Financial Institutions Services
     From $1.2 million to $6.1 million in 12 months (500%)
     Business valuation went to $70 million (+$65 million, +1,400%)
Manufacturing
     From $800,000 to $1.6 million in 12 months (+100%)
Custom Business Software
      From $1 million to $9 million/yr in 4 years.  (+900%)
      Inc 5000 and Business Journal Hot100
      100 Best Places to Work and many other awards

 

 
 
 

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