Entrepreneurship

Recap: Second Lepage Virtual Pitch

Recap: Second Lepage Virtual Pitch

At 11 am Friday, November 13, the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation held its second Virtual Pitch Friday Competition of the 2020-21 school year. This time we had four talented teams present their respective companies to a panel of three judges. Each team competed, intending to walk away […]

December 5, 2020 ×
Debtle Can Help You Settle

Debtle Can Help You Settle

No matter how much you owe, debt settling can be a complex and lengthy process for parties on both sides of the transaction. Enter Debtle, an innovative way businesses, both big and small, can deal with overdue invoices by communicating directly with their customers instead of going through a debt […]

November 19, 2020 ×
Racial Inequities and Small Businesses: A Discussion about the GNO Startup Report

Racial Inequities and Small Businesses: A Discussion about the GNO Startup Report

On October 22, 2020, the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation hosted a panel discussion based on the Greater New Orleans Startup Report. The GNO Startup Report is an annual, comprehensive overview of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Greater New Orleans area and can serve as “a tool to […]

November 10, 2020 ×
Superior Customer Experience Through Entrepreneurial Hospitality

Superior Customer Experience Through Entrepreneurial Hospitality

If you search “Entrepreneurial Hospitality,” you will not find a concrete dictionary definition, but the A.B. Freeman School of Business defines it as “The act of driving competitive advantage and value creation through innovation in superior customer experience at all organizational levels across all industries.” The Entrepreneurial Hospitality specialization in […]

November 9, 2020 ×
Recap: First Lepage Virtual Pitch

Recap: First Lepage Virtual Pitch

On October 16th, the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation hosted the first virtual pitch competition of the school year. The competition consisted of five student start-ups and a panel of three Freeman-alum judges: Tim Fulton, Tsetsa Dankova, and Erin McMenemon. Each company pitched their ideas to the judges’ […]

November 3, 2020 ×
Krista Pouncy-Dyson, Founder of Performance First Digital and Diversity Employed

An Interview with Krista Pouncy-Dyson

This summer, through the Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisor Program, I had the privilege of working with two local New Orleans businesses as they navigate the pervasive uncertainty that is encompassed within COVID-19. One of the companies, Performance First Digital, is a digital marketing and web development agency that is hinged […]

September 4, 2020 ×
Q&A with Ankit Sehgal of Swiftdrain

Q&A with Ankit Sehgal of Swiftdrain

Ankit Sehgal graduated from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2008 with a degree in Finance. He has a passion for business, infrastructure planning and drainage design. He credits attending Tulane during Hurricane Katrina and graduating during the 2008 Financial Crisis, with pushing him to develop the resiliency that […]

August 21, 2020 ×
Big Tech: Regulation and Data Privacy

Big Tech: Regulation and Data Privacy

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each business’s […]

July 30, 2020 ×
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Work

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Work

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each business’s […]

July 30, 2020 ×
Thoughts on the Future of Hospitality and Tourism

Thoughts on the Future of Hospitality and Tourism

The Lepage Center’s Strategic Advisers program connects Tulane students and recent graduates with New Orleans area entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisers are working for the businesses full-time for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020, providing immediate services based on each business’s […]

July 16, 2020 ×