Entrepreneurship

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 ×
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 ×
Cotton Candy and Conversation about Family Business

Cotton Candy and Conversation about Family Business

by Pranay Sakhrani What is “Cotton Candy and Conversation?” On October 27th the Tulane Family Business Center- with help from the Lepage Student Fellows- held a Outreach Event entitled “Cotton Candy and Conversation.” And yes, both the cotton candy and the conversations were quality. The purpose of this outreach was […]

November 21, 2017 ×
The Lepage Center Is Buzzing

The Lepage Center Is Buzzing

Oliver Martin, BSM/BA 2020 While working at the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, I have been opened up to the vibrant entrepreneurial activity at Tulane. The Lepage Center is buzzing with hundreds of resources. The hardest part is choosing which one to pursue. Should I compete in the Business […]

November 16, 2017 ×
2018 Tulane Business Model Competition kick off with the Business Model Canvas Workshop

2018 Tulane Business Model Competition kick off with the Business Model Canvas Workshop

Emily Champagne, BSM 2020 On Wednesday, October 25, students from every school at Tulane of all Majors came together for The Business Model Canvas Workshop. Tulane has hosted its annual Business Model Competition for eighteen years, and every year, gearing up for the competition becomes more exciting. This year, to […]

November 16, 2017 ×