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Breaking bread with Albert Lepage

Breaking bread with Albert Lepage

This spring, along with a select group of students and entrepreneurs, I had the opportunity to join Albert Lepage for lunch. Mr. Lepage is the retired co-chairman of Lepage Bakeries Inc., a 113-year-old maker of bread and baked goods. He joined the family business in 1971 after receiving an MBA […]

May 15, 2019 ×
U-Lend: an umbrella sharing service

U-Lend: an umbrella sharing service

When it rains, it pours. This could be a slogan for New Orleans, where torrential downpours can arrive seemingly out of the blue. Three Tulane students learned this lesson the hard way and decided to do something about it. With their new startup U-Lend, the trio hopes all students can […]

May 15, 2019 ×
Assistant Professor of Management Cameron Verhaal discussed how craft businesses maintain their identity in the face of growth in a special talk hosted by the Lepage Center in February.

The struggle for authenticity

Cameron Verhaal, assistant professor of management at the Freeman School, recently visited The Shop at the Contemporary Arts Center to discuss how brands and businesses can deliver authenticity.

March 12, 2019 ×
New Orleans startup aims to minimize hospital wait times

New Orleans startup aims to minimize hospital wait times

Every year, hospitals around the country lose out on millions of dollars in Medicare reimbursements due to low patient satisfaction scores. DOCPACE, a New Orleans startup founded by native Shelby Sanderford, might just be the solution.

March 12, 2019 ×
Clementine sweetens event planning process

Clementine sweetens event planning process

For many people that try planning an event, the process can quickly become stressful and overwhelming. Catherine McNeel discovered this reality when organizing a high school graduation party with her and her friends. But where others find failure, McNeel found an opportunity. The Tulane sophomore’s startup, Clementine, will provide an […]

February 19, 2019 ×
Headshot Session at Discovery Headquarters on Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Silver Spring, MD. (Joy Asico/Discovery Communications)

Adam Zuckerman Reflects on China’s Startup Ecosystem

“By having dialogue, talking to people and stopping people, you’re going to have better relationships and see opportunity.” This was the message Adam Zuckerman delivered during his talk, “Reflections on my Time in China.” The Shop at the Contemporary Arts Center hosted the innovator and entrepreneur for a discussion on […]

November 18, 2018 ×
Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: Harrison Bamel of HB Productions, LLC

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: Harrison Bamel of HB Productions, LLC

Harrison has always been involved in the New Orleans music scene. In fact, he sites the tight-knit, grassroots community of artists here as one of his primary sources of inspiration. Bamel’s first “Fridays at the Quad” event at Tulane left him awestruck, thrilled to be at a school that was […]

May 3, 2018 ×
New York Times profiles alumna Simone Reggie (MBA ’12)

New York Times profiles alumna Simone Reggie (MBA ’12)

  Simone Reggie (MBA ’12), founder of Simone’s Market, a grocery store in uptown New Orleans that specializes in locally produced food, was profiled in the April 22, 2018, edition of the New York Times. Ms. Reggie’s enterprises have caught the attention of the magazine Southern Living, which recently named […]

May 2, 2018 ×
Gas Matters: The NGLs Interview with Eric Smith

Gas Matters: The NGLs Interview with Eric Smith

Eric Smith, associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, was interviewed in the March 2018 issue of Gas Matters about the emerging natural gas liquids (NGLs) market. Smith discussed the regions currently profiting from NGLs, how gas-focused E&P companies have marketed NGLs, […]

April 12, 2018 ×
Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: Ryan Baker, BSM 2020

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: Ryan Baker, BSM 2020

By Oliver Martin Ryan’s Hometown: Harrison, New York Major: Entrepreneurial Management, Marketing Year of Graduation: 2020 Entrepreneurial Idea: A digital marketing platform that allows direct marketing for local business through a voting and rewards system What interests you about entrepreneurship? The risk. The reason I find risk so interesting is because high risk […]

February 6, 2018 ×