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2014 LSU 100 Nominations and Applications Open

10/02/2013 08:57 AM

BATON ROUGE – Applications for the fourth annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses, hosted by the LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, are now open. Nominations and applications can be found at

The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses in the world. In addition to celebrating the success of the honorees, the LSU 100 provides a forum to pass lessons on to the next generation of LSU entrepreneurs.

Companies honored must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have been in business for five years or more
  • Must have verifiable revenues of $100,000 for 2010
  • Must have a former LSU student as owner of at least 50 percent of the company or as chief executive officer, president or managing partner
  • Must operate in a manner consistent with the mission of LSU and SEI


“We are thrilled to be starting the process of welcoming the fourth class of LSU 100 honorees back to their Alma Mater next fall,” said Robin Kistler, director of the LSU 100. “Each year the number of applications for the LSU 100 significantly increases, and we anticipate this year being the most competitive yet.”

The 2014 LSU 100 will be held Oct. 24, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. For more information and partnership opportunities, visit, or call 225-578-0313.  


The Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, an integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, utilizes the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, LSU Executive Education, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, the Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series, and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at LSU 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 or call 225-578-0313.

E. J. Ourso College of Business