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Sun Devil achievers sought for entrepreneurship recognition


2017 Sun Devil 100 honorees

The Sun Devil 100 honorees in April 2017.

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November 20, 2017

The ASU Alumni Association celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of ASU alumni who own or lead businesses — everything from law firms to wineries — as part of the prestigious Sun Devil 100 program. Last year’s honorees included owners of restaurants, marketing agencies, printing companies, skin-care product lines, recruitment firms and moving and logistics companies.

ASU alumni have until Dec. 1 to apply for the Sun Devil 100 Class of 2018. Applications can be submitted online at https://alumni.asu.edu/node/4838

To be eligible for the Sun Devil 100:

  • The business leader must be a graduate of ASU, and the company must be alumni-owned or -led.
  • The company revenues must total $250,000 or more since calendar year 2014.
  • The company must have a minimum of three years of operational background.
  • The company must operate in a manner consistent with the ASU Charter. 

Rankings will be announced at the Sun Devil 100 reception on April 25. Companies will be ranked by the compound annual growth rate from revenues the past three years. After the calculations, the fastest-growing 100 companies will be listed by growth rate from the highest to the lowest.  

“Enterprising Sun Devils have created and led some of the most innovative business in the world,” said Christine K. Wilkinson, president and CEO of the ASU Alumni Association. “The Sun Devil 100 celebrates and honors those who exemplify the spirit of ASU as the New American University.”

View previous Sun Devil 100 honorees at alumni.asu.edu/sun-devil-100.

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