Ignition 1.0 Demo Day
Join us from Demo Day as 11 up-and-coming startups compete for a chance to win up to $10,000 to fund their business venture!
Demo Day marks the culmination Ignition 1.0; an 8-week initiative created by Nexus Louisiana and LSU to help aspiring entrepreneurs evaluate their business idea’s viability through customer discovery and development. At Demo Day, graduating companies will show off what they learned and pitch for a $10,000 investment. This event will be held on November 9 from 5-7pm at Red Stick Social and is free to the public.
Red Stick Social
1503 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
About Nexus Louisiana
Nexus Louisiana is a Baton Rouge-based 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides high-potential, technology-enabled companies the coaching, capital and connections they need to accelerate their growth.
About LSU Innovation & Ecosystem Development
LSU Innovation works with the LSU research community to facilitate the evaluation, protection and licensing of intellectual property created at LSU. LSU Innovation also focuses on establishing, developing, and growing technology-based startup companies. This work maximizes the university’s impact on the intellectual, economic and social development of Louisiana and beyond. LSU Innovation helps LSU entrepreneurs and the community through the evaluation of their discoveries and ideas, mechanisms for protecting their innovations, marketing and industry negotiations for intellectual property, and licensing and other agreements.
About America’s Seed Fund
America’s Seed Fund powered by NSF awards $200 million annually to startups and small businesses, transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial and societal impact. Startups working across almost all areas of science and technology can receive up to $2 million to support research and development, helping de-risk technology for commercial success. America’s Seed Fund is congressionally mandated through the Small Business Innovation Research program. The NSF is an independent federal agency with a budget of about $8.5 billion that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering.