Who can be a part of the LSU 100?

Created and hosted by the LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI), the LSU 100 celebrates the success of former LSU students and recognizes the impact of LSU on the local, regional, and national economies. Companies are confidentially ranked by Postlethwaite & Netterville by the companies’ compounded annual growth rate over the three year period of 2011, 2012 and 2013.  To be considered for the LSU 100, businesses must meet the following requirements:

Company Size and Longevity
The company must meet both of the following criteria:

- Have been in business five years or more as of 2014, and

- Have had verifiable revenues of $100,000 or more for the 2011, 2012, and 2013 calendar years.

Tiger Leadership*
The company must meet one or more of the following three criteria:

- An LSU former student or group of former students must have owned 50% or more of the company January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013, or

- An LSU former student must have served as the company’s chief executive (for example chairman, CEO, president, or managing partner) from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013, or

- An LSU former student must have founded the company and been active as a member of the most senior management team from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013.

*An LSU graduate will not be eligible for honoree recognition for more than three (3) separate companies in any given year. LSU reserves the following rights: (1) To independently verify that nominees meet all criteria, (2) Reject any nominee for any reason, (3) Modify requirements as needed without notification.

Company Character
The company must operate in a manner consistent with and in keeping with the values and image of SEI and LSU.

LSU 100 Important Dates

  • April 6: Nominations and Applications Open 
  • May 1: Nominations Close 
  • June 12: Applications Close 
  • October 23: 2015 LSU 100 
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