Company Profile

Figgers Communication

Manufactures cellular phones, offers cellular plans, and provides mobile broadband and other telecommunications services.

Freddie Figger, CEO Figgers
Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
Telecom
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2006
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Leadership
Freddie Figgers
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

Founded by Freddie Figgers, who at 21 years old became the youngest person to acquire an FCC license, Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Figgers Communication is a telecommunications company that manufactures phones, offers cellular plans, and provides mobile broadband and other services in more than 80 countries. When the pandemic struck, Figgers spent $2 million on N95 masks, face shields, disposable masks, hand sanitizer, and gloves, which he delivered to areas of need throughout the U.S. Figgers also created the Doctor Now, a platform to facilitate virtual appointments between doctors and patients during quarantine.

Comtec Cloud

Offers telecommunications services.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
Telecom
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2003
Location
Vineland, New Jersey
Leadership
Michael Vertolli
Past Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 2052 (2020), No. 4427 (2019)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

ComTec reduced hardship for its clients during lockdowns through debt restructuring and forgiveness of unused services. Early in the pandemic, it provided at-risk companies with web-based services, allowing them to work remotely and save the livelihoods of thousands of employees. It emphasized contributions to underfunded nonprofits focusing on troubled youths and financially impacted families struggling with mental illness.

Broadvoice

Provides cloud-based phone services.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
Telecom
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2006
Location
Northridge, California
Leadership
Jim Murphy
Past Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 2102 (2018), No. 2064 (2017), No. 2200 (2016), No. 4008 (2015)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

Broadvoice’s communications solutions were designed for small and medium-size businesses to stay connected to their customers, employees, and suppliers. Understanding the economic and safety challenges of the outbreak, Broadvoice extended more than $1 million in credits and payment deferments to its small-business customers, and joined the Stand for Small coalition of companies that have come together to support America’s small businesses impacted by Covid-19.

Hipcamp

Connects campers with private camping spots, RVs, cabins, tree houses, and more.

Hipcamp founder, Alyssa Ravasio
Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
Travel & Hospitality
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
2013
Location
San Francisco, California
Leadership
Alyssa Ravasio
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

The "Airbnb of outdoor stays," HipCamp is a platform connecting the outward bound to private, rentable camping spots, RVs, cabins, and tree houses. Its service also covers all national, state, regional, and Army Corps parks in all 50 states. The company aims to grow the camping industry enough to discourage landowners from development. At the onset of the pandemic, co-founder and CEO Alyssa Ravasio sought to redirect money from bookings directly to camp hosts. Its investors include Will Smith, JayZ, Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, Caterina Fake, and Dave Morin.

SmartFlyer

Assists clients with luxury travel planning.

Company Information
All of Inc.'s Best in Business honorees started 2020 as private, U.S.-based, independent (non-subsidiary) companies and, in the opinion of Inc.'s editors, made a best-in-class impact (on society, the environment, their industries, their immediate communities, or even the lives of their workers) in 2020.
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Industry
Travel & Hospitality
Best In Business: Industry Winner
Year Founded
1990
Location
New York City, New York
Leadership
Michael Holtz, Erina Pindar
Past Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 1681 (2016), No. 3613 (2015)
Data as of Publication on Dec 11, 2020
Company Description

SmartFlyer's Equity in Travel mentorship program, launched this year, aims to provide BIPOC college students with a path to internships and jobs in the luxury travel industry. During their junior or senior year, students are paired with mentors, who help them gain real-world experience and build up their network. The program culminates in the Innovation Summit, where mentees share their final project with industry leaders.