Released By Stephanie Burns, McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, Mays Business School at Texas A&M University
COLLEGE STATION, TX, November 5th 2020 – The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship will release the companies of the 16th annual Aggie 100 this Friday, November 6 at 4:00 pm. The honoree rankings will be announced during a public, live-streamed awards celebration that can be viewed at tx.ag/2020Aggie100. Hundreds of guests will be attending the high-profile event which will recognize and award the fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in 2020.
Award results can be found at aggie100.com after 5:00pm on Friday, November 6. Individual company rankings will also be announced real-time via twitter (@TAMUMcFerrin).
Aggie 100 identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Aggie owned or operated businesses throughout the world. To be considered for Aggie 100, companies (corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships) must meet specific criteria and operate in a manner consistent with the values and image of Texas A&M University.
“Likely in no other period of history have creativity, flexibility and tenacity been such critical business skills as we’ve seen in 2020. Similarly, the Aggie 100 Class of 2020 will forever be recognized by exhibiting these and all the best traits of successful entrepreneurs. As we welcome our 16th class of Aggie 100 Honorees, we are truly honored and humbled to celebrate their entrepreneurial excellence.” said Blake Petty ’98, Executive Director of the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship.
On this year’s Aggie 100 list, 98 companies are located within Texas. (11 in Austin, 15 in the Brazos Valley, 14 in Dallas/Fort Worth, 14 in Houston, 3 in San Antonio). Since 2005, 1,046 unique companies have been inducted into Aggie 100.
About The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship
Aggie 100 was created by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship which serves as the hub for entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University. The Center’s goal is to enhance entrepreneurial education by providing training, networking, and assistance to enterprising students, faculty and former students.
The McFerrin Center enables the startup and growth of countless businesses and provides competitive opportunities, professional development, and financial support to aspiring entrepreneurs in the Aggie community through the support of a robust volunteer mentor network, corporate supporters, faculty, and staff.
The McFerrin Center defines entrepreneurship as an attitude that acts upon opportunity. In this spirit the Center strives to deliver programs and events that are inspiring, engaging, motivating, and life changing. This philosophy has resulted in the McFerrin Center offering over 30 unique programs that positively impact the lives of thousands of students, veterans, and other professionals seeking to blaze their own trail as an entrepreneur.
Media contact: Stephanie Burns, Communications Coordinator, McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship, (979) 845-8631, firstname.lastname@example.org.