Summersault by the numbers

As a follow up to my last post about what's happening with Summersault, I thought I'd share a smattering of historical stats related to the life and operations of the company:

2 - number of company co-founders

$150 - contract amount (approximate) for Summersault's first paid project

$10,300 - amount of capital invested to start the business in 1997.

16.7 years - amount of time Summersault was actively providing services for clients

4 - number of different office locations Summersault occupied (including our unofficial location in a college dorm room), one at a time.

950 - number of hours of volunteering and community service time the company paid its staff to contribute to the Wayne County area, 2007-2013

25 - number of people employed by Summersault (or who worked as full time project contractors) during its active years

1 - number of months after we initially registered summersault.com that Google initially registered google.com.

117,595 - number of hours worked by Summersault employees, 2001-2013

$141,721 - charitable contributions made by Summersault to not-for-profit organizations, open source software projects and other community causes, 2001-2013.

38 - number of different U.S. states where Summersault's clients were based

577 - number of internal "kudos" notes Summersault staff sent to each other for outstanding work accomplishments over the years

7 - number of revisions to the internal company wiki page about the logistics of how we would deal with a zombie apocalypse

52,084 - number of calls made through Summersault's phone system (internal and external), 2006-2014.

1,520 - number of clients (prospective and committed) that Summersault worked with over the years, some on multiple projects.

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2 thoughts on “Summersault by the numbers”

    1. John: The building we were in was relatively defensible and had easy access to food and supplies at the time, so I think there was some complacency involved. We also had some links to helpful external resources on the net, but we all know how useful those would have been during a real Z-day. It's a bit embarrassing, I admit.

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