BOOM LAB

Business: Consulting firm offers recent college graduates training and mentoring in technical and soft skills needed to launch careers as consultants (business analysts, project coordinators) working in or with large corporations.

Founded: 2009

Headquarters: Minneapolis 

Website: theboomlab.com

Employees: Close to 50 Boom Lab consultants are assigned to client companies

Executives: Jim Kelly, CEO of Three Bridge Solutions; Charlie Anderson, managing partner of Boom Lab; Laura Kelly, president of Keyot; Anjie Cayot, CEO of Keyot

2012 revenue: $3.3 million

Strategy: Continue recruiting to meet growing demand for consultants while raising awareness of Boom Lab's offering with potential corporate clients.