The Oklahoma Venture Forum Venture of the Year Award and Most Promising New Business Award are two of the most prestigious recognition a company can receive because they represent the triumph of the entrepreneurial dream and spirit.
The Oklahoma Venture Forum, as a means of publicly recognizing the achievements of successful Oklahoma businesses, has produced the awards biennially since 1989. The 2020 awards will be presented in ceremonies to be held on May 13th, 2020 at the Oklahoma History Center.
There is no cost to enter, but the competition is keen.
Evaluation criteria for the Oklahoma Venture Forum Awards will be based on:
Nominees for the Venture of the Year Awards must have been formed after January 1, 2010 and have revenues of at least $1 million dollars during the last fiscal year or show evidence that the company will generate revenues of at least $1 million dollars in the current fiscal year. Capital raised can be considered and should be noted on the application.
Nominees for the Most Promising New Business Award must have been formed after January 1, 2017. Financials should support a business growth trend as evidenced by revenue or capital formation. All nominated companies must be independently owned and operated (not a division, subsidiary or controlled affiliate of another company) and headquartered in Oklahoma.
Venture of the Year Award Sponsor
Future Point of View, Founding Partner
Oklahoma History Center
May 13th, 2020
Most Promising New Business Award Sponsor
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