CRITICALSTART Named to Aggie 100 List by the Texas A&M Mays Business School

List Recognizes the Fastest-Growing Aggie-Owned Businesses in 2018

Plano, TX – November 13, 2018 – CRITICALSTART, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has been selected by the Texas A&M Mays Business School’s McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship for the 14th Annual Aggie 100 list. The honorees were announced on Friday, November 9th during a private, invitation-only awards ceremony at the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University. Rob Davis ‘90, CEO, and Tera Davis ‘94, Managing Director, are both graduates of Texas A&M University and attended the ceremony to accept the award for CRITICALSTART.

The Aggie 100 program identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or operated businesses throughout the world. To be considered for the Aggie 100, companies (corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships) must meet specific criteria and operate in a manner consistent with the values and image of Texas A&M University.

“As an alum, being honored on the Aggie 100 list is especially rewarding and reflects a year of strong growth and achievement at CRITICALSTART, and I would like to thank our customers for their support and our employees for their commitment and effort,” said Rob Davis. “The knowledge, skills, and experience we acquired at Texas A&M laid the foundation for the success of CRITICALSTART since its inception in 2012. Tera and I are honored to be a part of the Aggie 100.”

“The amazing companies on the Aggie 100 list demonstrate the strong technology, engineering and entrepreneurial programs and culture that Texas A&M fosters,” added Tera Davis. “In fact, we regularly recruit and hire Texas A&M graduates based on their ability to immediately make an impact in helping to continue growing CRITICALSTART’s business.”

CRITICALSTART offers a powerful combination of professional services, strategic product fulfillment, and Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services, making it well positioned to protect important data and customer brands. The company increased year-over-year (YoY) revenue by 87 percent in the first seven months of 2018, and its MDR business has grown 300 percent YTD in 2018 when compared to all of 2017.

A complete Aggie 100 list can be viewed at

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