Bad Boy Enterprises (BBE) is ranked number 231on the 2008 Inc. 5,000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the country. The list is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.
Bad Boy Enterprises, makers of all-electric, four-wheel-drive recreation vehicles, is based in Natchez, MS. Founded in 2003, the company posted revenues of $1.8 million in 2004 and $21.5 million in 2007, a growth of 1,123.3%. "We are very proud to accept this recognition," stated Jim Willard, President of BBE. "We have been working toward this honor since the company was founded in 2003. We are also ranked at number 13 on the list of Top 100 Consumer Products Companies."
The 2008 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based and privately held, independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2007, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004, and $2 million in 2007.
"Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism," said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. "The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth."
The 5000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median three-year growth of 147 percent. Most important, the 2008 Inc. 5000 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at www.inc5000.com.
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More information on Bad Boy Entperprises and all-electric vehicles can be found at www.badboybuggies.com .