Apply for the 2017 Entrepreneur 360™ List

The only list that measures privately-held company performance across multiple dimensions—not just revenue.

Share your story. We'll tell the world.

We're looking for the best privately-owned businesses in America and you, the entrepreneurs behind it all. We want to celebrate your grit, passion and success in front of the world.

If you are interested in participating in the Entrepreneur 360 List, please click on the link below. To view 2016 companies, click here.

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Requirements

  • Your business must be a privately owned, U.S. based company
  • Your business cannot be a franchisee or franchisor (The Franchise 500 is a separate study designed to measure successful franchise businesses.)
  • At least one of the original founders must still be involved in the day-to-day operation of your business

How it Works

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Your ROI

Taking part in Entrepreneur 360™ positions you as a thought leader in the entrepreneurial community and provides you with a platform to join a rich tradition of successful entrepreneurs in giving back. What's needed most is your story, your mentorship, your inspiration.

You're leaving your mark. Let's create your legacy.

Other Benefits

Recognition & Exposure

Access to Exclusive Benefits & Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Media Coverage from Entrepreneur

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Disclosure Policy | FAQs | Required Data | Eligibility | Deadline

Information Disclosure Policy

By participating in the Entrepreneur360™, you understand and agree that the information you provide in answering the following questionnaire ("Application Information") may be used by Entrepreneur Media, Inc. ("Entrepreneur") in the aggregate (and without disclosing any of the details specific to you and your business in your answers to the questionnaire) for the following purposes:

  • To identify and rank the highest performing entrepreneurs in America in several general and specific categories according to a proprietary algorithm based on the information you submit
  • To analyze the characteristics of high performing entrepreneurs and how their decisions are different from lower performers
  • To identify the specific behaviors that are most likely to cause higher performance for entrepreneurial businesses

In the event that your business is selected to be ranked as one of the highest performing entrepreneurial businesses, you further understand and agree that, by participating in the Entrepreneur360™, some or all of the details specific to you and your business in your answers to the questionnaire (including the range of annual revenue selected and number of employees provided) may be disclosed to the public via Entrepreneur's media outlets such as Entrepreneur® magazine and its website www.entrepreneur.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Entrepreneur 360™?

The Entrepreneur 360™ is a 360-degree analysis of U.S.-based companies designed to uncover the real leaders among entrepreneurs. Unlike other analyses, the Entrepreneur 360™ uses quantifiable and qualitative info by looking at your hard numbers as well as "soft" determinants such as impact, innovation and leadership. Those companies qualified for the analysis (see Who is qualified to apply) will be shared on the 2017 Entrepreneur 360™ list, which will be celebrated in Entrepreneur magazine, Entrepreneur.com and our annual Entrepreneur 360™ conference.

Who is qualified to apply?

To qualify, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Your business must be a privately owned, U.S. based company
  • Your business cannot be a franchisee or franchisor (The Franchise 500 is a separate study designed to measure successful franchise businesses.)
  • At least one of the original founders must still be involved in the day-to-day operation of your business

What info do I need to provide?

Please have the following information prepped for the past three years:

  1. Total Revenue
  2. Target Growth Rates
  3. Funding Received
  4. Employee Count

Once you've gathered your data, the entire application process is streamlined for efficiency.

How will the data be used?

You can review the entire Disclosure Policy Here

To view 2016 companies and how they were listed, click here

What is the methodology used to determine the Entrepreneur 360™ listing?

The Entrepreneur 360™ analysis uses a proprietary algorithm and other advanced analytics to calculate the most successful entrepreneurial companies in America. The algorithm is built on a balanced scorecard designed to measure the four pillars of entrepreneurialism—innovation, growth, leadership and impact.

Is there a fee to apply for the Entrepreneur 360™ list?

Yes. The 2017 application processing fee is $75.00. We may refund this purchase within 3 business days of payment. Exceptions and restrictions apply.

Need help or have questions? Contact the Entrepreneur 360™ team toll free at 800-671-8816 , or at feedback360@entrepreneur.com.

What's the return on my time invested?

Taking part in Entrepreneur 360™ positions you as a thought leader in the entrepreneurial community. And it is a community. There is a special solidarity amongst entrepreneurs that is not found in most business circles—it’s woven into the entrepreneurial fabric. Successful entrepreneurs are far more likely than other professionals to give back through philanthropy, angel investing and mentoring other entrepreneurs.

Keeping in line with this spirit, we’ve set out to create a listing worthy of representing you. We’ve devised a method to accurately filter through the countless entrepreneurial businesses in America so we can celebrate those who continually perform each year. You will not just be a name or number on our list, you will be a story that we can’t wait to tell.

Information for PR / Marketing / Accounting Firms

Do you represent one or more businesses as a service provider that deserve to be recognized for their success? If so, you can either forward the application link to them, or assist with completing the application. Service providers may submit an application on behalf of one or more clients by providing the required application details for each.

What is the submission deadline?

All company submissions are due by July 14th, 2017.

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