The Empact100 List

This official 2014 Empact100 List is a testament to the impact young entrepreneurs make on our economy and an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs. The list below is in no special order or ranking.

 
  Company NameFounder Name(s):Year Started:# of Employees:City:State:
1
10068
American Injury Attorney Group Anthony Johnson(32)
2012 12 Little Rock Arkansas 001
2
1472
MobileX Labs Dan Novaes(26)
Kiran Panesar(21)
2012 31 Chicago Illinois 002
3
1238
SmartSites Alex Melen(31)
Michael Melen(24)
2011 20 Englewood Cliffs New Jersey 003
4
1108
Skingenix Kevin Xu(26)
2001 12 Ontario California 004
5
323
Magoosh Bhavin Parikh(33)
2009 13 Berkeley California 005
6
309
V.I.P. Waste Services, LLC Jesse Lear(28)
Travis Smith(28)
2010 7 Gahanna Ohio 006
7
218
Ajax Union Joe Apfelbaum(35)
2008 70 Brooklyn New York 007
8
211
Yodle Ben Rubenstein(31)
John Berkowitz(32)
2005 1156 New York New York 008
9
194
Iron Tribe Fitness Jim Cavale(33)
2010 30 Birmingham Alabama 009
10
153
The Marketing Zen Group Shama Hyder(29)
2009 30 Dallas Texas 010
11
127
HUMAN Sean Kelly(32)
2008 30 Culver City California 011
12
122
Millionaire Media Timothy Sykes(33)
2008 8 Miami Florida 012
13
113
Influence & Co. John Hall(30)
Kelsey Meyer(26)
2011 35 Columbia Missouri 013
14
102
CPXi Mike Seiman(35)
2000 144 New York New York 014
15
92
AppDirect Daniel Saks(30)
Nicolas Desmarais(29)
2009 112 San Francisco California 015
16
90
Blue Acorn Kevin Eichelberger(36)
2008 58 Charleston South Carolina 016
17
88
RejuvaHealth Kelsey Minarik(28)
2010 2 Irvine California 017
18
75
Hotels for Hope Neil Goldman(33)
2010 14 Austin Texas 018
19
69
Myriad Mobile Jake Joraanstad(25)
Ryan Raguse(25)
2011 22 Fargo North Dakota 019
20
64
The Zebra Adam Lyons(27)
Joshua Dziabiak(27)
2012 25 Austin Texas 020
21
62
Miss O & Friends Juliette Brindak(26)
2005 10 New York New York 021
22
60
Fastport Passport steven fox(34)
Lindsey Fox(28)
2003 9 brooklyn New York 022
23
51
Uassist.ME Alfredo Atanacio(31)
Rodolfo Schildknecht(32)
2009 75 Miami Beach Florida 023
24
50
Adscend Media LLC Fehzan Ali(25)
Jeremy Bash(31)
2009 10 Austin Texas 024
25
46
Kitchen Cabinet Kings Anthony Saladino(32)
Andrew Saladino(27)
2010 7 New York New York 025
26
46
Front & Center Marketing Avi Gardner(33)
2008 4 Boulder Colorado 026
27
46
Ruckus Marketing Alex Friedman (30)
Josh Wood(33)
2009 14 New York New York 027
28
45
Idea Buyer LLC Eric Corl(29)
2007 5 Columbus Ohio 028
29
45
UserVoice Richard White(34)
2008 19 San Francisco California 029
30
40
AddShoppers Jon West(30)
Chad Ledford(30)
2011 15 Charlotte North Carolina 030
31
37
Academy for Global Citizenship Sarah Elizabeth Ippel(33)
2008 34 Chicago Illinois 031
32
36
Global Good Fund Carrie Rich(29)
2012 3 Arlington Virginia 032
33
35
SoapBox Soaps David Simnick(27)
Dan Doll(27)
2010 8 Alexandria Virginia 033
34
33
Gravity Media Yuriy Boykiv(32)
Luba Tolkachyov (33)
2009 35 New York New York 034
35
27
Excel Group Shoham Amin(31)
2010 150 Arlington Virginia 035
36
25
GLG Labs Prabhdeep Singh(30)
2012 17 New York New York 036
37
24
Fueled Rameet Chawla(32)
2011 65 New York City New York 037
38
16
Ciplex Zach Ferres(28)
Ilya Pozin(33)
Nikola Mickic(37)
Adam Lilly(35)
1999 23 Los Angeles California 038
39
16
Vera Solutions Zak Kaufman(29)
Karti Subramanian(30)
Taylor Downs(28)
2010 25 New York New York 039
40
15
Optamark Tarang Gosalia(28)
Nitesh Chaudhary(25)
2011 24 North Attleboro Massachusetts 040
41
15
Bloomboard Jason Lange(33)
Eric Dunn(34)
2010 38 Palo Alto California 041
42
14
DASHED Philip Dumontet(27)
2009 106 Brighton Massachusetts 042
43
11
Infographic World, Inc. Justin Beegel(29)
2009 13 New York New York 043
44
10
BrandYourself.com Patrick Ambron(27)
2010 40 New York New York 044
45
10
YellowHammer Hagan Major(30)
2009 40 New York New York 045
46
9
ContextMedia Shradha Agarwal(29)
Rishi Shah(29)
2006 46 Chicago Illinois 046
47
9
Advocates for World Health Ryan Kania(25)
2009 6 Tampa Florida 047
48
8
MorrisCore: Web & Marketing Solutions Benji Rabhan(29)
2010 18 Austin Texas 048
49
8
ZinePak Brittany Hodak(31)
Kim Kaupe(29)
2011 10 New York New York 049
50
8
BA INTERESTS Brian Adams(36)
2002 15 Houston Texas 050
51
7
Brightergy Adam Blake(29)
2010 60 Kansas City Missouri 051
52
7
Ntiva Steven Freidkin(31)
2004 76 McLean Virginia 052
53
6
ZIVELO Ziver Birg(32)
2008 26 Scottsdale Arizona 053
54
5
sellbackyourBook.com glen nothnagel(27)
2008 20 Montgomery Illinois 054
55
5
COMSTOR Outdoor Jason Duff(33)
2001 6 Huntsville Ohio 055
56
5
Spartz Emerson Spartz(28)
Gaby Spartz(27)
2009 32 Chicago Illinois 056
57
4
OrgSync Eric Fortenberry(31)
2007 43 Dallas Texas 057
58
4
UniversityParent Sarah Schupp(32)
2004 18 Boulder Colorado 058
59
4
Javelin.com Grace Ng(26)
Trevor Owens(27)
2010 10 New York New York 059
60
3
LCDcycle, LLC Chris Koerner(28)
2013 4 Huntsville Alabama 060
61
3
Novatek Amy Castronova(32)
2003 23 Rochester New York 061
62
3
DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple Raj Lahoti(33)
2003 24 Encinitas California 062
63
3
LKR Social Media Laura Roeder(30)
2007 5 Austin Texas 063
64
3
Sanghavi Solitaire Inc. Vinit Jobanputra(28)
2012 4 New York New York 064
65
3
SECURE ITADS, LLC Mario Jurcic(30)
2008 7 Mentor Ohio 065
66
3
Clear Fork Royalty Joseph DeWoody(33)
2009 12 Fort Worth Texas 066
67
3
Curse Inc Hubert Thieblot(30)
2006 78 Huntsville Alabama 067
68
2
VideoBlocks Joel Holland(30)
2001 25 Reston Virginia 068
69
2
Qgiv Todd Baylis(31)
Peter Rudden(33)
2007 21 Lakeland Florida 069
70
2
Sawhorse Media Gregory Galant(32)
2007 10 New York New York 070
71
2
Wendell Charles Financial Evan Kirkpatrick(31)
2011 4 Manhattan Beach California 071
72
2
Next Big Sound, Inc Alex White(28)
David Hoffman(28)
Samir Rayani(28)
2008 23 New York New York 072
73
2
Highland Concerts Scott Osburn(28)
Hank Keller(28)
2010 4 Dallas Texas 073
74
2
AArrow Advertising Max Durovic(31)
Mike Kenny(30)
2002 10 North Hollywood California 074
75
2
BucketFeet Raaja Nemani(33)
Aaron Firestein(29)
2011 8 Chicago Illinois 075
76
2
Back to the Roots Nikhil Arora(28)
Alejandro Velez(27)
2009 11 Oakland California 076
77
2
shoeboxed.com Taylor Mingos(30)
Tobias Walter(30)
2007 50 Durham North Carolina 077
78
2
The Starter League Mike McGee(26)
Neal Sales-Griffin(27)
2011 11 Chicago Illinois 078
79
2
K4 Solutions, Inc. Sumi Krishnan(33)
Sumi Krishnan(33)
2001 213 Falls Church Virginia 079
80
2
GingeRootz Asian Grille Doris Ng(35)
2004 10 Appleton Wisconsin 080
81
2
goods for good Melissa Kushner(34)
2006 11 New York New York 081
82
2
HillSouth Robby Hill(32)
2001 25 Florence South Carolina 082
83
2
PVBLIC Foundation Antonio Ruiz-Gimenez(31)
2012 10 washington dc Washington 083
84
1
ivee Jonathon Nostrant(27)
2011 7 Los Angeles California 084
85
1
Ampush Jesse Pujji(31)
Nick Shah(31)
Chris Amos(31)
2009 100 San Francisco California 085
86
1
Meathead Movers Aaron Steed(34)
1997 127 San Luis Obispo California 086
87
1
Leading Edge Design Group Todd Boucher(33)
2007 15 Enfield New Hampshire 087
88
1
Mobius Consulting Melaine Privitera(32)
Frank Privitera(35)
2011 27 Washington District of Columbia 088
89
1
iCracked Inc. AJ Forsythe(27)
Anthony Martin(28)
2010 35 Redwood City California 089
90
1
Blue Track Media Shahzil Amin(25)
2009 5 Dallas Texas 090
91
1
Cater2.me Alex Lorton(31)
Zach Yungst(31)
2010 35 San Francisco California 091
92
1
StudyMode Blaine Vess(34)
1999 22 West Hollywood California 092
93
1
Getaround Sam Zaid(36)
2010 24 San Francisco California 093
94
1
Syndio Social Zachary Johnson(26)
2008 8 Chicago Illinois 094
95
1
Loverly Kellee Khalil (30)
2010 17 New York New York 095
96
1
Moneythink Ted Gonder(25)
2010 3 Chicago Illinois 096
97
1
Educate! Boris Bulayev(29)
Angelica Towne(28)
Eric Glustrom(30)
2009 65 Denver Colorado 097
98
1
LightSail Energy Danielle Fong(27)
2009 55 Berkeley California 098
99
1
DNA Nick Nanton(35)
2009 21 Winter Park Florida 099
100
PeerFly, Inc. Chad French(29)
Corinna French(28)
2009 11 Alachua Florida 100