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The Cowboy100 is a celebration to acknowledge the business and leadership achievements of OSU graduates. The Cowboy100 highlights the contribution of entrepreneurial graduates from across the university and their positive influence on OSU, our students, and across the nation.
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Previous winners

These Cowboy100 honorees and Blazing10 honorees were announced in previous years. They were part of the inaugural class of Cowboy-led or Cowboy-owned businesses recognized.
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Cowboy100 Pre-Show Reception Sponsor

Twin Eagle

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Twin Eagle was founded in 2010 and has more than 235 employees.  Twin Eagle's primary private equity holder is Five Point Energy.

Cowboy100 Contributing Sponsors

Jimmy's Egg

Founded in 1980, Jimmy's Egg was a small 50-seat restaurant founded by Vietnam War refugee Loc Le.  Now under the current leadership of CEO Ban Nguyen,  they have grown to 50 locations across eight states.

Video Gaming Technologies

Founded in 1991, Video Gaming Technologies is a leading manufacturer and distributor of Class II games (Native American bingo-based gaming).  Acquired by Aristocract Leisure Limited in 2014, the company has more than 25,000 Class II games in more than 140 US locations.

Center for the Future of Work

Located in Spears School of Business, The Center for the Future of Work assists you and your organization with program and consulting services to enhance organizational development.

Cowboy100 Friend Sponsor

Bowers Logistics

Formed in 2015 with $6,825 in a savings account, today Bowers Logistics commands annual revenue of over $20 million.

Cowboy100 Beer Sponsor

Iron Monk Brewing Company

Founded in 2014 by Jerod Millirons and Dave Monks, Iron Monk opened the state's premier tap room to share their craft directly with brewery fans and friends.

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OSU Foundation



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