Former Homeless Welfare Recipient Named to Empact 100

Springfield, MO, September 19, 2012 --( Elite Web Training from Springfield, Mo Honored to be included in Prestigious Empact Showcase

Founder Jason Baudendistel is among the United States’ “Largest Showcase of Top Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs.” today announced that it 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 Elite Web Training and Jason Baudendistel as being among the United States’ “Top Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs.”

The Empact Showcase is a compilation 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.

“The annual Empact Showcase is both a testament to the impact that entrepreneurs are making on our economy, and an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs,” said Sarah Green, Co-Founder, Empact100. “We are proud of all of the entrepreneurs on the 2012 Empact Showcase and pleased to support them by celebrating the spirit, dedication and hard work that has made them successful entrepreneurs.”

About the Empact Showcase

In early 2012, entrepreneurs meeting the minimum criteria from across the country were invited by Empact to apply for the Empact Showcase. The list was judged primarily by revenue, with additional factors such as number of employees, social impact, growth over the past year, and innovativeness coming into play. The official 2012 Empact100 list of the top companies within the Empact Showcase is the determined by the Empact100 Academy who reviewed the entrepreneurs’ responses.

Members of the 2012 Empact 100 Academy are among the United States’ leading entrepreneurs, and include:
· Aaron Batalion, Founder & CTO, Living Social
· Gene Landrum, Founder, Chuck E. Cheese
· Jeff Hoffman, Founding Member,
· Jeff Sandefer, Founder, Action Foundation & Sandefer Offshore
· Mike Delazzer, Founder, Redbox
· Linda Rottenberg, Co-Founder and CEO, Endeavor
· Chuck Templeton, Founder, Open Table

For more information on the Empact100 & Empact Showcase, visit, or connect with the Empact 100 via Facebook at or Twitter at Please direct any questions to Empact100 co-founder, Sarah Green, at

About Elite Web Training
Elite Web Training provide in depth technology consulting services in web technologies, Internet Marketing,IT and Computer security

About Jason Baudendistel
Jason Baudendistel is a Amazon Bestselling Author, Serial Entrepreneur,IT Security and internet marketing consultant. Mr Baudendistel was homeless twice and grew up on welfare and is a Us Navy Veteran.

About Empact
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.

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