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PitchBR

If you want to be part of a growing community of innovative entrepreneurs, join us as we introduce Louisiana’s up-and-coming companies. PitchBR is a great place to network and learn more about the next big thing. Free food and a cash bar will be at the location! EVENT DETAILS Date: February 16, 2023 Location: Red Stick …

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Delivering Health and Happiness: Ceres’ Startup Journey

Food is central to Louisiana’s culture. So it’s no surprise that local founders Rich Simmerman and Branson Morgan have turned that culinary heritage into a thriving startup, which they named Ceres after the Roman goddess of agriculture and grain harvests. The founders drew from their childhood nostalgia for having sugary cereal for breakfast or a …

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Nexus Louisiana and LSU Host Startup Accelerator for Tech Entrepreneurs

Ignition 1.0 ideal for companies ready to test the viability of their business idea Baton Rouge – Nexus Louisiana and LSU are offering Ignition 1.0, an initiative to help aspiring tech entrepreneurs evaluate their business idea’s viability through customer discovery and development. This nine-week entrepreneurial accelerator program brings together business mentors and industry experts to guide …

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31 students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business complete the fourth cohort of the Venture Capital Apprentice Program

Eight local companies participated, providing students with real-world business experience. BATON ROUGE — The Venture Capital Apprentice Program (“VCAP”) was formed by Nexus Louisiana (NexusLA), Innovation Catalyst and the Red Stick Angel Network in collaboration with the E. J. Ourso College of Business (“LSU”). Also participating in the program are business consultants from LSU’s Innovation Park. …

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Speedy Eats Kitchen CEO and CME

Speedy Eats Demonstrates Fully-Automated Kitchen with Pizza Taste Testing 

Startup launches crowdfunding campaign to break into the market Baton Rouge – The world’s first fully-automated kitchen, Speedy Eats, hosted a pizza taste test on Friday, May 27 at their headquarters located at the Nexus Louisiana Technology Park within the Bon Carre Business Center.  “We’re excited to introduce our automated ovens to the public,” said Speed …

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Team Factor Wins Demo Day

Team Factor Wins Big at Ignition’s Demo Day

Women-led duo awarded $10,000. BATON ROUGE – Nexus Louisiana held a demo day on May 25 that signified the culmination of Ignition 2.0, a nine-week accelerator program designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs commercialize their technology. Ten emerging startups took center stage at the Main Library to pitch their innovations and connect with potential investors and business …

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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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