Aggie 100

How to Apply

Eligibility

COMPANY SIZE AND LONGEVITY

The Company must meet both of the following criteria:

  1. Have been in business for 5 years or more as of December 31, 2024 (cut-off founding date is
    1/1/2020)
  2. Have had verifiable revenues of $250,000 or more for calendar year 2022
AGGIE LEADERSHIP

The Company must meet one or more of the three criteria below to be eligible.
A Texas A&M University former student (or group of former students):

  1. Must have founded the company and been active as a member of the most senior management team from January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024.
  2. Must have owned 50% or more of the company from January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024.
  3. Must have served as the Company’s chief executive (for example chairman, CEO, president or managing partner) from January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024.
COMPANY CHARACTER
The Company must operate in a manner consistent with the Aggie Code of Honor and in keeping with the values and image of Texas A&M University.

THE McFERRIN CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO: Independently verify that nominees meet all criteria. Reject any nominee for any reason. Modify Criteria/Requirements as needed without notification.

*Eligibility Criteria above apply to the 2025 Aggie 100.

Aggie 100 Timeline

Step 1: All companies must be nominated. The nomination period runs year-round. Nominations for the 2025 Aggie 100 are open June 20, 2024, through May 31, 2025.

Step 2: Once the application period opens, all nominated companies will receive details on how to submit their company application. The 2025 Aggie 100 application process will begin May 15, 2025. The deadline for all applications for the 2025 Aggie 100 is June 15, 2025. The application form is fairly simple and only requires you to answer a few questions and attach documentation to verify revenues. For a list of the information required in your application, click here.

Step 3: All companies that complete the application process will be notified by email by late-August so that they may make plans to be on campus in the fall for all recognition activities. The full list will not be released until the Awards Dinner. All companies are asked to keep the information confidential until the fall celebration.

Step 4: Companies named to the Aggie 100 list will be required to submit company and Aggie Honoree information in early September to be included in all materials.

Step 5: Those companies named to the Aggie 100 list will have the opportunity to invite guests to the Awards Dinner each year. Deadlines for those ticket/table purchases are in October each year.

Step 6: Aggie 100 Awards Dinner & Celebration Events will be hosted each fall in honor of the success of all Aggie 100 companies. The list will be made public at this time.

Nominations

Nominations for the 2025 Aggie 100 are open June 20, 2024, through May 31, 2025. Companies nominated for Aggie 100 will be automatically notified when applications are available in May 2025. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged. Anyone can nominate a company.

If you know of an Aggie-owned or Aggie-led business that you think meets the criteria, don’t hesitate to submit a nomination for them! Nominees will receive an application packet and can choose whether or not they will apply. There is no harm in nominating them for the process.

To nominate a company for Aggie 100 complete the online nomination form

Important Dates for 2025

2025 Aggie 100 Nominations Close: Saturday, May 31, 2025

2025 Aggie 100 Applications Close: Sunday, June 15, 2025

2025 Aggie 100 Awards Dinner and After Party: Fall 2025

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