Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Seminole 100, companies (corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorship's) must meet all of the following criteria: 

  • Must have been in business as of January 1, 2015, and
  • Must have had verifiable revenues of $100,000 or more for calendar year 2015 and
  • Must have verifiable gross revenues of $250,000 or more for the 2017 calendar year.

In addition, the company must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • A FSU alumnus or group of FSU alumni that has ownership in the company for three consecutive years prior to nomination, or
  • A FSU alumnus that has served as the company's chief executive (for example chairman, CEO, president or managing partner) for three consecutive years prior to nomination, or
  • A FSU alumnus that founded the company and has been active as a member of its senior management team for three consecutive years prior to nomination.

Revenue Verification 

To ensure the integrity and credibility of the list, EY carefully verifies the 2015 and 2017 revenue numbers for every applicant. Submitting documentation early will ensure accurate coverage.

In order to submit your revenue numbers you must complete the Seminole 100 Revenue Verification Form. A copy of this form is also available at the end of the Seminole 100 application. Please submit your company's revenue verification form to financials.seminole100@ey.com by July 31, 2018.

Click HERE to apply for the 2019 Seminole 100.

All applications are due by May 31, 2018.


EY and Florida state University reserve the following rights: (1) To independently verify that applicants and nominees meet all criteria, (2) Reject any nominee or applicant for any reason, (3) Modify requirements as needed without notification.