Program Rules and Eligibility Criteria

RESIZE: AAA

Program Rules and Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for selection as one of the Indiana Companies to Watch, the enterprise must meet the following for the year ending 2015:

  • Be privately held (not publicly traded and not a subsidiary or division of another company).
  • Be a commercial enterprise, not a nonprofit.
  • Be past the startup stage.
  • Be facing issues of growth, not survival.
  • Employ 6 to 150 full-time equivalent W-2 employees, including the owner.
  • Have between $750,000 and $100,000,000 in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants.
  • Be headquartered in the state of Indiana.
  • Have not won this award in the past.
  • Demonstrate the intent and capacity to grow based on evidence such as:
    • Employee or sales growth
    • Exceptional entrepreneurial leadership
    • Sustainable competitive advantage
    • Other notable factors the showcase the company‚Äôs success

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