ZEEL 2012 NE W YORK
CEO: Samer Hamadeh, zeel.com
Massage-on-demand supplier, delivered to
customers at home, workplaces, and events.
167 2,489.4% $12.6M 58
FUSE CHICKEN 2012 CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH.
CEO: Jon Fawcett, fusechicken.com
Seller of industrial-strength charging cables,
docks, and stands for Apple devices.
172 2,444.8% $3.5M 5
P.F. CANDLE CO. 2008 LOS ANGELES
CEO: Kristen Pumphrey, pfcandleco.com
Makes candles and incense from domestically
209 2,075.1% $3.5M 25
BOMBFELL 2011 NE W YORK CIT Y
CEO: Bernard Yoo, bombfell.com
A personal styling service for men that
periodically sends customers clothing chosen
on the basis of their fashion profiles.
218 1,990.3% $21M 110
•PAIN T NITE 2012 SOMERVILLE, MASS.
CEO: Daniel Hermann, paintnite.com
Organizes group art parties, led by
professionals, in local bars and clubs.
220 1,969.8% $65M 110
ILOVEKICKBOXING 2012 MERRICK, N. Y.
CEO: Michael Parrella, ilovekickboxing.com
Owner and franchiser of exercise studios
based on kickboxing training.
222 1,941.4% $10.5M 35
IMAGES LUXURY NAIL LOUNGE
2010 NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.
CEO: Alexander Pham, imagesnaillounge.com
O;ers extravagant manicures, pedicures,
waxing, and threading at multiple locations.
253 1,692.2% $2.3M 3
LIVETRENDS DESIGN GROUP
2013 APOPKA, FLA.
CEO: Bisser Georgiev, livetrendsdesign.com
Integrates plants into decorative objects for
256 1,661.8% $12.8M 95
•HER HAIR COMPANY 2012 INDIANAPOLIS
CEO: Erick Armstrong, herhaircompany.com
Hair-extension and lace-enclosure reseller
that features “virgin Brazilian hair.”
302 1,439.9% $5.6M 4
•HYPERICE 2010 IRVINE, CALIF.
CEO: Jim Huether, hyperice.com
Markets devices such as ice compression
sleeves and vibration rollers that help
athletes recover from injuries and relieve
324 1,358.3% $6.7M 10
2010 FOOTHILL RANCH, CALIF.
CEO: Lars Brubaker, matterhackers.com
Sells 3-D printers and 3-D printing materials.
343 1,282.8% $6.4M 21
SKULL SHAVER 2012 MOORES TOWN, N. J.
CEO: Neel Kulshreshtha, skullshaver.com
Manufactures and sells shavers and clippers
for men and women.
347 1,261.7% $2.8M 10
FITNESS HOLDINGS NORTHEAST
2012 GREEN WICH, CONN.
CEO: Steven Viscardi,
Marketer of Crunch fitness franchise in
349 1,247.2% $15.3M 650
• WARRIOR MEDIA 2012 SOQUEL, CALIF.
CEO: Tyler Bramlett, garagewarrior.com
Direct marketer of fitness and health
programs based on your “exercise type.”
352 1,239.6% $3.9M 11
REPURPOSE 2011 LOS ANGELES
CEO: Lauren Gropper, repurposecompostables.com
Producer of plant-based disposable and
365 1,206% $2.1M 8
TOPHAT TER 2011 PALO ALTO, CALIF.
CEO: Ashvin Kumar, tophatter.com
Rapid-fire auctioneer with a website that
features 90-second markets for consumer
goods including toys, electronics, and jewelry.
408 1,068.5% $53.9M 75
BUZZ FRANCHISE BRANDS
2012 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.
CEO: Kevin Wilson, buzzfranchisebrands.com
Franchiser of home services, including Mosquito Joe, Pool Scouts, and Home Clean Heroes.
415 1,058.3% $12.8M 29
LEDGE LOUNGER 2011 BROOKSHIRE, TEXAS
CEO: Christopher Anderson, ledgeloungers.com
Makes and sells floating furniture and other
420 1,045.4% $4.2M 11
MYSTERY TACKLE BOX 2012 CHICAGO
CEO: Ross Gordon, mysterytacklebox.com
Delivers a box of fishing tackle to subscribers
monthly, curated to their location and fishing
435 1,013.2% $9.7M 22
COURSE 2013 CHANHASSEN, MINN.
CEO: Curtis Anderson, course-h.com
Designs and manufactures kitchen products
for the wholesale and private-label markets.
444 988.6% $8.5M 2
SOAPBOX 2010 WASHING TON, D. C.
CEO: David Simnick, soapboxsoaps.com
Socially responsible soap and personal care
seller that donates a bar of soap for every one
472 942.3% $3M 9
BASE BRANDS 2006 ATLANTA
CEO: Kenneth Kreafle, reduceeveryday.com
Creator of environmentally friendly tumblers,
bottles, pints, and growlers that promote
reusability over throwaway containers.
493 903.3% $25.2M 11
IGOTOFFER 2010 STATEN ISLAND, N. Y.
CEO: Svetlana Ustinova, igoto; er.com
Runs an online market for used electronics
such as mobile phones, tablets, and wearables.
496 895.4% $2.9M 3
LINUX ACADEMY 2012 KELLER, TEXAS
CEO: Anthony James, linuxacademy.com
Conducts online training courses for I. T.
sectors such as systems operations, big data,
78 4,653.6% $5.2M 52
BRAND TM 2011 WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CALIF.
CEO: LF Vargas, strategicedgeprofits.com
Consults for a wide range of for-profit
businesses, startups, nonprofits, and public-sector clients in everything from digital
marketing to fundraising and brand strategy.
119 3,407.4% $3.7M 9
PREPARING PEOPLE BARBER ST YLING COLLEGE 2011 DALLAS
CEO: Kea Garrett, preparingpeoplebsc.com
Teaches hairstyling, barbering, and beauty
182 2,375.9% $2.6M 18
MZEROA.COM 2008 OCALA, FLA.
CEO: Jason Schappert, mzeroa.com
Aviation education firm that conducts flight
training courses and sells aviation e-books
230 1,874.7% $2.1M 11
•MASTERYPREP 2010 BATON ROUGE, LA.
CEO: Craig Gehring, masteryprep.com
Prepares students to take the college
readiness assessment test, the ACT, in more
than 600 schools and districts nationwide.
275 1,584.8% $5.7M 100
Companies that operate schools, provide instruction or coaching, or sell
educational materials, or whose primary market is schools or universities.
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