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Vonlane Ranks #20 for Growth on Dallas 100 Award List

November 28, 2018

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2018--SMU’s Cox School of Business Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship has announced that Vonlane luxury motor coach service ranked 20 th in the annual Dallas 100™ Awards presented at the Omni Hotel in November.

Dallas 100 honors the ingenuity, commitment, and perseverance of the fastest-growing, privately held, entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas-Forth Worth area. Now in its 28 th year, the awards program ranks the top 100 Dallas entrepreneurial companies annually based on percentage growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years.

“We are honored to be recognized by SMU—especially as it’s our inaugural year of eligibility—and to be so highly ranked among a distinguished group of companies that share an entrepreneurial spirit,” notes Alex Danza founder and CEO of Vonlane. “I’m grateful to our team for their dedication to excellence and our loyal passengers who allow us to become their very own private jet on wheels.”

This year’s winning companies collectively generated $3.3 billion in sales in 2017, according to Jerry White, the Linda A. and Kenneth R. Morris Endowed Director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox. Collectively, the companies grew at an average annual growth rate of 87 percent from 2015 to 2017. Together, they created 11,096 jobs during that period.

“This award is meaningful because it’s not just about fast growth but also sustained growth, which is a direct result of passengers embracing our service and spreading the word about Vonlane,” notes Danza. “We look forward to continued expansion as we strive to meet the needs of travelers across Texas and beyond,” he adds.

In addition to the Dallas 100 award, Vonlane’s Founder & CEO Alex Danza received the 2018 Award in the Emerging Retail and Consumer Products category for the Southwest region and was been named to the of influential business leaders for 2019.

Launched in May 2014, Vonlane offers travelers an alternative to the delays and interruptions that accompany short-haul flights and the hassles of driving one’s own vehicle. Vonlane serves the five largest Texas cities and offers more than 60 daily departures.

About Vonlane

Vonlane is a luxury motor coach service for business and leisure travelers. Through its Passenger-First travel strategies, Vonlane strives to offer business travelers an alternative means of transport that eliminates stress and improves business productivity at a reasonable cost. The Vonlane fleet provides travelers spacious, peaceful, and productive environments to maximize billable productive time or relaxation with hassle-free departure and arrival experiences. Vonlane offers luxury coach service in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Visit www.vonlane.com or follow @vonlanemotors.

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