Abroad101 is honored to be included in the prestigious Empact Showcase, the “Largest Showcase of Top Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs.”
Abroad101, 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 Abroad101’s Mike Stone, Cofounder, as being among the United States’ “Top Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs.”
“Abroad101 is honored to be recognized as an Empact Showcase company, particularly given Empact’s commitment to facilitating growth among promising young start-ups. Empact’s influential involvement in Startup America is also exciting given our strong ties to MassChallenge, another Startup America partner,” said Mike Stone, President and Cofounder, Abroad101. “We look forward to engaging with other ambitious, dynamic entrepreneurs in the Empact community.”
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.
Abroad101’s mission is to promote global citizenship by fostering the most meaningful study abroad experience for all students through technology innovation in international education. To that end, Abroad101 provides the leading software-as-a-service study abroad program evaluation tool to over 220 universities, helping schools automatically collect and share program information with students, create reports, and compare their data to other institutions. Abroad101.com contains a directory of study abroad programs, offering students and administrators access to evaluation data collected directly from students. Study abroad program providers can use Abroad101 to manage their program listings and reach prospective students. Students love us because we empower them to find their most meaningful study abroad destination through insider reviews and scholarship contests!
Formally known as Extreme Entrepreneurship Education, Empact aims to facilitate a culture of entrepreneurship in communities around the world by exposing young people to entrepreneurship, supporting early stage entrepreneurs and celebrating the vital role young entrepreneurs play in our economy. Empact has worked with over 400 colleges & universities, workforce development organizations, Chambers of Commerce, and Small Business Development Centers to help promote entrepreneurship among aspiring entrepreneurs. Abroad101 is truly honored to be a part of it!
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