⭐ 188: Big Ass Fans: How Carey Smith Sold it for $500MM & How he's Helping Startups Today...


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Carey Smith founded Big Ass Fans in 1999 and served as its Chief Big Ass until the company's sale in 2017. Under his guidance, Big Ass Fans grew an average of 30% a year, with offices across the globe. It made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies 11 consecutive years — a feat achieved by only 34 others — and expanded from industrial products to include a line of chic, silent commercial fans. In less than two decades, he took the company from 0 to $250 million in revenue, without the help of investors. Join our 🔥 Facebook Group to meet other listeners of the podcast: facebook.com/groups/mipvips.

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