Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Cleveland Members & Accelerator Program Participants Make Prestigious 2017 Weatherhead 100, Weatherhead 100 Upstarts Lists
Cleveland, Ohio (19 December 2017) -
Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Cleveland is proud to announce that a record number 12 of its members have made the
2017 Weatherhead 100. The prestigious annual honor established in 1988 by
Case Western Reserve University and its
Weatherhead School of Management, celebrates entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio by honoring the top 100 privately-owned businesses from 16 counties in Northeast Ohio who have demonstrated revenue growth over the past five years with net sales of at least $100,000 in year one and over $1 million in year five. To qualify, these businesses must have employed a minimum of 16 people full time in the last year.
The list of businesses, their leaders, and their ranking on the Weatherhead 100 list includes:
Additionally, five EO Cleveland members and three
EO Cleveland Accelerator program participants were selected to the
Weatherhead 100 Upstarts list. The Upstarts list honors companies whose percentage of sales growth qualifies for the Weatherhead 100, who employed 15 or fewer employees, and/or had less than $5 million in sales in the last year.
The list of businesses, their leaders, and their ranking on the Weatherhead 100 Upstarts list includes:
*Denotes EO Cleveland Accelerator program participants
“It’s so exciting to showcase how many smart, creative people we have here in Northeast Ohio”, stated
Jeff Hoffman, serial entrepreneur from
Priceline.com, uBid.com, and the Global Entrepreneur Network, and champion of entrepreneurship in and
Northeast Ohio. Hoffman added: “Entrepreneurship is on the rise across the nation, and the record number of EO Cleveland members on this year’s lists truly demonstrates how EO provides valuable resources to its members, and fosters new business development for those in its Accelerator program.”