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Columbia, MD, United States, 2012/09/19 - Founders Jason Jannati, Josh Notes and Matej Harangozo among the Largest Showcase of Top Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs in the United States - iEmpact.com / greeNEWit.com.
greeNEWit today announced that it has been named to the 2012 Empact Showcase by Empact, an organization that focuses on making entrepreneurship a viable career option for everyone around the world. Now in its second year, the Empact Showcase recognized greeNEWit Co-Founders Jason Jannati, Josh Notes and Matej Harangozo as being among the top companies started by young entrepreneurs in the United States.
“The annual Empact Showcase is both a testament to the impact that entrepreneurs are making on our economy, and an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs,” said Sarah Green, Co-Founder, Empact100. “We are proud of all of the entrepreneurs on the 2012 Empact Showcase and pleased to support them by celebrating the spirit, dedication and hard work that has made them successful entrepreneurs.”
The Empact Showcase is a compilation of companies in the United States started by entrepreneurs who are age 30 and under, and whose annual revenues or operating budgets (for non-profits) are more than $100,000. In 2012, the companies comprising the Empact Showcase contributed more than 8,000 jobs to the economy, and controlled $1 billion in revenue.
About the Empact Showcase
In early 2012, entrepreneurs meeting the minimum criteria from across the country were invited by Empact to apply for the Empact Showcase. The list was judged primarily by revenue, with additional factors such as number of employees, social impact, growth over the past year, and innovativeness coming into play.
Formally known as Extreme Entrepreneurship Education, Empact aims to facilitate a culture of entrepreneurship in communities around the world by supporting early stage entrepreneurs and celebrating the vital role young entrepreneurs play in our economy. Empact (iempact.com) has worked with more than 400 colleges and universities, workforce development organizations, Chambers of Commerce and Small Business Development Centers to help promote entrepreneurship.
greeNEWit (greenewit.com) is an organization founded to help society build sustainable communities and better economies through energy efficiency and conserving the use of natural resources. The company helps homeowners and businesses adopt green best practices to cut costs and achieve energy savings.