Louisiana Business & Technology Center Celebrates 28 Years of Success

11/25/2016

LBTC Staff

The Louisiana Business & Technology Center staff – Matthew Wiggins, Vic Johnson, Roy Keller, Charlie D’Agostino, Kristy Barlow, Margaret Smith, Jason Boudreaux and Kenny Anderson – recenlty celebrated 28 years of creating jobs and assisting small businesses in Louisiana.Brandon Slaughter Photography

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, or LBTC, at LSU Innovation Park celebrated 28 years of success on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the L’Auberge Conference Center in Baton Rouge. 

Founded in 1988, the LBTC has created more than 10,000 jobs for Louisiana and has assisted Louisiana small businesses raise more than $178 million in equity and contracts through their small business assistance programs and incubator. 

The Celebration of Innovation featured successful startups over the last 28 years including Carver Scientific Inc., the LSU Innovation Park Company of the Year, and The Healing Sole LLC founded by Dr. Meredith Warner. 

In addition, Bob Tucker, former LBTC Board chair and attorney for Jones Walker, received the LSU Innovation Park/LBTC Advocate of the Year.  This rare award has only been given 10 times in 28 years and represents the long-term special support given to the LBTC and its client companies by one of its board members.

For more information on LSU Innovation Park, visit www.innovationpark.lsu.edu.

 

 

Contact Ernie Ballard
LSU Media Relations
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