Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

The Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards

The application process for the 34th annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ is set to open in April 2024.
For more information or if you have questions, please contact Nancy Hong at

The SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards Gala

The biggest celebration for successful entrepreneurs in Big D!
  • 2023 Dallas 100™ Winners

    Company Name
    Company Description
     1 StaffDNA
    Digital platform for healthcare staffing
     2 Advantis Medical
    Travel healthcare staffing
     3 Aligned  Plano Data Center Provider
     4 Big Town Concrete, LLC
     Irving Ready-mixed concrete producer
     5 LiquidAgents Healthcare
    Full-service healthcare staffing solutions
     6 Front Burner Society
    Restaurant incubator and operator
     7 Ironside Human Resources
    Healthcare staffing
     8 o9 Solutions
    AI software platform provider
     9 Focus Staff
    Travel healthcare staffing services
     10 Paynetworx, LLC
    Van Alstyne
     Payment processing provider
     11 Newline Interactive
     Allen  Interactive displays, intuitive software
     12 Alto  Dallas  Premium ride-hailing service
     13 Embark  Dallas  Business advisory firm
     14 Elevate Windows and Doors
     Grand Prairie
     Vinyl windows and doors manufacturers
     15 Sol-Ark  Allen  Solar engineering company
     16 BBG Real Estate Services
     Dallas  Commercial real estate services
     17 BeauTech Power Systems, LLC
     Dallas  Aircraft engine leasing
     18 Valor Healthcare, Inc.
     Dallas  Healthcare services contractor
     19 Precision Global Corporation
     Rockwall  Venture capital firm
     20 Rudick Construction Group, Inc.
     Dallas  Full-service commercial general contractor
     21 Curis Functional Health
     Dallas  Functional health and wellness company
     22 Alwood  Richardson  Aluminum extrusion and hardware merchants
     23 Coats Homes
     Dallas  Luxury custom home builder
     24 Anders Group
     Irving  Allied health recruiters
     25 Lone Star Analysis
     Addison  Prescriptive analytics, guided AI
     26 Ameripipe Supply, Inc
     Dallas  Pipe, valve and fitting supplier
     27 RiseIT Solutions
     Dallas  Software and technology services company
     28 Zeal IT Consultants
     Dallas  Software development consultancy
     29 Qentelli, LLC
     Dallas  Digital and cloud technology company
     30 Apex Dental Partners
     Dallas  Administrative support services to dentists
     31 ZINTEX Remodeling Group
     Lewisville  Bathroom installation and renovation
     32 Ameripac, Inc.
     Grapevine  Contract packaging and fulfillment
     33 Linear Roofing & General Contractors, LLC
     Addison  Commercial and residential insurance re-roofing
     34 Emler Swim School
     Dallas  Swim instruction for children
     35 Phoneternet, LLC Real Time Feedback
     Dallas  Customer engagement platform
     36 Blue Hammer Roofing, Inc.
     Dallas  Commercial roofing
     37 Anserteam Workforce Alliance
     Dallas  Multiple industry staffing services
     38 SYNERGEN Health
     Dallas  Technology-driven revenue cycle services
     39 T2D Concepts
     Farmers Branch
     Purpose-driven hospitality group
     40 BP Aero Engine Services, LLC
     Irving  Commercial aircraft engine repair
     41 Tek Leaders, Inc.
     Frisco  Digital transformation and strategic consulting
     42 Brainvire Infotech, Inc.
     Plano  Digital transformation company
     43 M Crowd Restaurant Group
     Irving  Restaurant group
     44 Hite Digital
     Frisco  Digital marketing and branding agency
     45 SignaPay  Irving  Credit card processing
     46 Zimperium  Dallas  Mobile security platform
     47 Compass Datacenters
     Dallas  Custom, move-in-ready data centers
     48 CityVet, Inc.
     Dallas  Veterinary medical care and pet services
     49 G Texas Custom Catering, LLC
     Dallas  Full-service catering and bar company
     50 HealthMark Group
     Dallas  Healthcare information management technology
     51 FTK Construction Services
     Allen  General contractor
     52 Take Command
     Dallas  Tech startup healthcare system
     53 Amino Transport
     Southlake  Third-party logistics firm
     54 Cloud Communications Group
     Dallas  Technology expense management and IT advisory
     55 ParkHub  Dallas  Parking management technology
     56 Tolleson Wealth Management
     Dallas  Financial services of all kinds
     57 C1S Group, Inc.
     Dallas  Industrial and commercial renovation
     58 pawTree, LLC
     Southlake  Customized pet food and supplements
     59 Buchanan Technologies


     Managed IT services
     60 Synaptic Pediatric Therapies
     Richardson  Pediatric speech and occupational therapy
     61 SoundPro  Irving  Audio, video and lighting equipment
     62 Bridgefarmer & Associates, Inc.
     Dallas  Civil engineering firm
     63 Maple Distributing
     Irving  Premium appliances distributor
     64 Pursuit  Dallas  Sales and marketing staffing firm
     65 Expo Home Improvement
     Carrollton  Home improvement company
     66 Warrior Logistics, Inc.
     Coppell  Long-haul freight transportation provider
     67 Level 5 Retail Construction, Inc.
     Sachse  High-end retail general contractor
     68 Bython  Frisco  Digital publishing and marketing company
     69 ENO8  Plano  Digital product development studio
     70 Octed, LLC DBA
     Coppell  Experts in AS400/IBMi programming
     71 Imaginuity  Dallas  Service marketing and advertising agency
     72 D3V Technology Solutions
     Dallas  Cloud engineering firm
     73 Lime Media Group
     Rockwall  Experiential marketing agency
     74 Direct Orthopedic Care
     Addison  Full-service orthopedic clinic
     75 IMCS Group, Inc.
     Irving  IT and healthcare staffing company
     76 BuzzClan  Dallas  Technology consulting and staffing firm
     77 MMC  Irving  Workforce management services provider
     78 Plutus Health, Inc.
     Dallas  Healthcare revenue cycle management
     79 Care Continuity, Inc.
     Irving  Patient navigation company
     80 Sirius Building Company
     Dallas  Finish-out construction
     81 MangoChango  Dallas  Software development
     82 Mohr Partners, Inc.
     Dallas  Real estate advisory and outsourcing services
     83 Valent Partners
     Dallas  Management and technology consultant
     84 Wheeler Staffing Partners
     Plano  Staffing firm
     85 United Protective Services
     Dallas  Security services company
     86 Lightbeam Health Solutions
     Irving  Health management platform
     87 Summit Endeavors DBA Georgetown Building Solutions, LLC
     Addison  Importer of finish-out building materials
     88 Vista Bank
     Dallas  Banking services
     89 Our Data Works, Inc. DBA Our Service Works
     Carrollton  eCommerce fulfillment and customer care
     90 Value Creed, LLC
     Plano  Consulting and managed services firm
     91 ESA, Enterprise Staffing Agency, LLC
     Dallas  Medical and hospitality staffing firm
     92 Dux Commercial
     Carrollton  Commercial drywall contractor
     93 Red Elephant
     Lewisville  Architectural sign manufacturer
     94 Lawson Event Rentals
     Dallas  Event rental company
     95 Northgate Construction
     Addison  Commercial general contractor
     96 ID90 Travel, Inc.
     Southlake  Travel app
     97 Unity Search, LLC
     Dallas  Staffing firm
     98 Cariloop  Richardson  Human-centered caregiver support platform
     99 Allata  Dallas  Application development firm
     100 OrderMyGear
     Dallas  Custom-branded store platform

    To read more about the 2023 winners, read the press release here.

  • Previous Winners

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
    2017 2016 2015
    2014 2013
    2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
    2007 2006 2005 2004

  • Presenting Sponsor

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    Texas Capital
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  • Program Sponsors

    ActOne Group
    ActOne Group is a global enterprise that provides employment, workforce management, and procurement solutions to a wide range of industries, Fortune 500 organizations, local and mid-market companies, and government agencies. Started in 1978 by Founder and CEO, Janice Bryant Howroyd (JBH). Operating in 19 countries across the world, and has over 17,000 clients and 2,600 employees worldwide. 
    ActOne Group
    Executive Press
    Executive Press started as a small but feisty printing company focused on making our clients look good on paper. Over the years, traditional paper printing has evolved. So has Executive Press. We are no longer small, but we're just as feisty. It's not just about paper anymore either. Wood, plastic, acrylic, vinyl, metal, shirts, hats, and jackets to name a few.
    FORVIS was created by the merger of equals between BKD and DHG. We now have the scale and scope of a dynamic, top 10 professional services firm—but we'll continue our legacy of Unmatched Client Experiences with remarkable care, expertise, and drive.
    USI Insurance Services
    USI is one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk, program and retirement solutions to large risk management clients, middle market companies, smaller firms and individuals.
    MarketScale helps B2B companies engage their communities, by building, deploying and broadcasting original content that educates, inspires and informs. With MarketScale, companies can build their own podcasts, virtual events, original series, online universities and more.

  • Media Sponsors

    Dallas Business Journals
    The Dallas Business Journal features local business news about Dallas. We also provide tools to help businesses grow, network and hire.
    Dallas Business Journal 
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2021 Dallas 100 Top Ten Winners