Top Asian Entrepreneurs of the 2012 Inc. 500

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David Chen, Founder and CEO

NextWorth Solutions
Billerica, Mass.

No. 94
2011 Revenue: $20.4 million
Three-year Growth: 3,154%

A serial entrepreneur out of Babson College’s hatchery, David Chen launched NextWorth in 2005. "I remember selling 5 ¼-inch floppy discs to prep school kids when I was in eighth grade," says Chen. "I’ve come a long way since then." NextWorth helps consumers as well as national retailers like Target recycle old electronics.