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NexusLA CEO and President Genevieve Silverman Bids Farewell; Former Chairman Calvin Mills Jr. Will Step In

BATON ROUGE — After 14 years of outstanding leadership at Nexus Louisiana, Genevieve Silverman is choosing to step away and direct her focus toward health and family. In her time as CEO and president, she has made her mark through continuous dedication and innovation.  During her tenure, Silverman personally raised over $1 million in grant and sponsorship funding, and designed, launched or …

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Omnidek CEO Chris Jordan accepts $50,000 High Stakes Pitch investment prize (2021).

Your BREW 11 High Stakes Pitch Finalists

THE BREW 11 HIGH STAKES PITCH FINALISTS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 22, 2022 BATON ROUGE – Today, Nexus Louisiana announces the three companies selected to compete head-to-head for the High-Stakes Pitch Competition. A $100,000 investment prize will be awarded to the winning company at the live pitch event during Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week …

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VCAP’s Third Cohort

VCAP’S Third cohort has concluded For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 25, 2022 BATON ROUGE — Thirty-eight students from LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business completed the third cohort of the Venture Capital Apprentice Program (VCAP), a project formed by Nexus Louisiana, Innovation Catalyst, and the Red Stick Angel Network in collaboration with LSU’s E.J. Ourso College of Business. …

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Why Choosing an Intern with Less Experience Might be the Best Move for Your Company

Though many people may disagree with this blog’s title, compelling points can be made for hiring an intern with less experience than others. When employers begin the interviewing process, they are typically looking for someone with a lot of industry-specific experience. Even if it is for something like an internship or an assistant position, hiring …

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