•ZSPACE 2007 SUNN YVALE, CALIF.
CEO: Paul Kellenberger, zspace.com
Sells a PC-based, virtual reality learning tool
that allows students to see and manipulate
305 1,416.2% $14.6M 116
YOUSEEU 2009 LOVELAND, COLO.
CEO: Jay Dokter, youseeu.com
Creates training modules for “soft skills” development in the education and corporate sectors.
379 1, 134.7% $2.4M 17
THE ASK METHOD COMPANY
2009 GEORGE TOWN, TEXAS
CEO: Ryan Levesque, askmethod.com
Sells a marketing system created by Ryan
Levesque called the Ask Method to help
entrepreneurs increase sales.
462 951.3% $5.5M 35
QUIMBEE 2009 CHARLOTTE, N. C.
CEO: Matt Sellers, quimbee.com
O;ers video courses, assessments, exercises,
and other training resources for law students
475 936.6% $2.6M 8
2012 FORT WORTH
CEO: Abraham Issa, envirosolarpower.com
Installer, seller, and lessor of solar energy and
2 36,065.1% $37.4M 85
•GREENSPIRE 2012 LOS ANGELES
CEO: David Murray, greenspirehome.com
Smart-home environmental consultancy and
contractor that helps homeowners manage
energy, water, and other resources.
9 14,429.3% $41.7M 150
•CALCOM SOLAR 2012 VISALIA, CALIF.
CEO: Dylan Dupre, calcomsolar.com
Designs and builds solar energy systems for
agricultural operations, mainly in California.
23 9,675.4% $59.3M 59
ION SOLAR 2013 PROVO, U TAH
CEO: Matt Rasmussen, ionsolar.com
Residential solar energy systems installer in
24 9,507.2% $65.7M 476
•LEGEND SOLAR 2011 WASHING TON, UTAH
CEO: Jed Alldredge, legendsolar.com
Sells and installs solar panels for homes and
27 9,222% $29.8M 102
•VEH 2009 HOUSTON
CEO: Neville Ravji, discountpowertx.com
Reseller of commercial and residential
electric power in the deregulated energy
market of Texas.
52 6,045.3% $98.1M 5
MOMENTUM SOLAR 2009 ME TUCHEN, N. J.
CEO: Arthur Sourtizidis, momentumsolar.com
Installs custom-designed solar energy
systems for residential and commercial
67 5,223.3% $36.5M 396
GREENTEK ENERGY SYSTEMS
2011 LAWRENCEVILLE, GA.
CEO: Nazir Molu, greentekenergysystems.com
Manufactures, imports, and installs LED
lighting, and does energy conversions for
businesses and homeowners.
73 5,027.3% $9.2M 20
Firms that source or provide power for business and residential customers as well as
companies that provide specialized services to energy firms. This category also
includes consultancies that help clients reduce their energy consumption.
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SUN UP ZERO DOWN
2013 EGG HARBOR TO WNSHIP, N.J.
CEO: David Phillips, sunupzerodown.com
Finances and installs residential solar
84 4,407.2% $6.5M 20
ELIGO ENERGY 2012 CHICAGO
CEO: Alexander Goldstein, eligoenergy.com
Resells electric power to businesses and
homes in the Chicago area.
111 3,523.9% $43.8M 37
SPARKS ENERG Y 2013 DANVILLE, ALA.
CEO: Magen Sparks, sparksinc.com
Restores power lines for utilities after major
outages; also constructs power lines and
139 2,732.1% $70.3M 20
MCB LIGHTING & ELECTRICAL
2000 SAN DIEGO
CEO: Charles Baker,
Installs lighting and electrical and mechanical
systems for government and commercial
144 2,642.1% $8.9M 3
•HOME WORKS ENERG Y
2012 MEDFORD, MASS.
CEO: Max Veggeberg, homeworksenergy.com
Conducts home-energy assessments in
Massachusetts and installs insulation,
programmable thermostats, and LED lighting.
202 2, 116.6% $21.4M 185
INNOVATIVE POWER SYSTEMS
1991 ROSEVILLE, MINN.
CEO: Ralph Jacobson, ips-solar.com
Creates solar electric systems for residential,
community, and utility-scale applications.
205 2, 103.8% $34.6M 23
2012 GONZALES, LA.
CEO: Rodney Greenup Jr., greenupind.com
Provides maintenance services to oil and
industrial customers in the Gulf states
208 2,078.6% $14.9M 70
VERDE SOLU TIONS 2012 CHICAGO
CEO: Christopher Gersch, verdesolutions.com
Consults for customers including hospitals,
schools, and municipalities on reducing energy
use by converting to solar, LED lighting, and
other green technologies.
289 1,536.8% $5.9M 32
GONLED 2007 COSTA MESA, CALIF.
CEO: Justin Swedlow, gonled.com
Retrofits LED lighting systems for a variety
of sectors, including hotel, retail, industrial,
294 1,508.8% $4.5M 4
•LA SOLAR GROUP 2012 VAN NU YS, CALIF.
CEO: Ara Petrosyan, la-solargroup.com
Installs solar electric systems in California.
350 1,247% $19.7M 72
EMOTORWERKS 2010 SAN CARLOS, CALIF.
CEO: Val Miftakhov, emotorwerks.com
Makes and installs home EV-charging units
that work e;ciently with the power grid.
353 1,239% $3.9M 40
2013 WASHING TON, D. C.
CEO: Tom Matzzie, cleanchoiceenergy.com
Sources and sells renewable energy for
consumers and businesses while allowing
them to remain on the grid.
367 1, 195.9% $57.9M 43
•SUN SOLAR 2012 SPRINGFIELD, MO.
CEO: Caleb Arthur, ussunsolar.com
Sells solar power systems in Missouri and
397 1, 100.4% $24.5M 120
ECOLIBRIUM SOLAR 2011 ATHENS, OHIO
CEO: Jan Willem van der Wer;,
Supplies solar racking systems for rooftop
443 988.7% $27.2M 10
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