03/28/2013 02:23 PM
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, or SEI, will host its
third annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on April 26. Scheduled to begin
at noon, the event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, located at 4728 Constitution
According to SEI, the LSU 100 recognizes the fastest growing Tiger businesses that
are either owned or operated by former LSU students. The experience consists of an
honoree networking reception, breakfast with the dean and an awards luncheon. Honorees
are individually recognized at the luncheon. This year’s complete list of honorees
can be found at http://www.lsu100.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/LSU-100-List-Website.pdf.
“We have had an overwhelming response this year with a 55 percent increase in applicants,”
said Charlie D’Agostino, interim director for SEI. “We have honorees from 10 colleges
and our applicants this year hail from 18 states and two countries.”
Companies that will be honored as part of the 2013 LSU 100 meet the following requirements:
“We look forward to welcoming the third class of LSU 100 honorees back to campus and
reconnecting them with students, staff and faculty,” said Lisa O’Beirne, director
of development for SEI.
Partnership opportunities, individual tickets and tables are available. For more information,
please contact O’Beirne at email@example.com or 225-578-0958. More information can also be found at www.lsu100.com.
The Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, an integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College
of Business, utilizes the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, LSU Executive Education,
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, and the Distinguished Entrepreneur
Speaker Series to address the challenges of entrepreneurship and to positively impact
students, the regional economy, the state of Louisiana and the nation. For more information,
visit http://sei.lsu.edu or call 225-578-0313.
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Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2013