Revibe wins 2019 Venture Challenge

April 29, 2019

BATON ROUGERevibe, a music streaming and sharing application, won the 2019 Venture Challenge. The first place finish came with a $12,000 award. The ninth Annual Venture Challenge business plan/pitch competition is open to all LSU students with existing businesses or business ideas. Three student entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas in the final round for a share of $25,000 in startup cash.

The second and third place finish went to Suds, an application based wash/fold and dry cleaning service, and TampeRX, a proprietary medical device designed to solve multiple problems relating to secure medication procurement and dispensing. Suds received $8,000 for the second place finish and TampeRX received a $5,000 award.

Past Venture Challenge successes include Mashball and Daniel Outdoors in 2015, United Ariel and Tonal Innovation in 2016 and Performance Mods in 2017. For more information, contact Kenny Anderson at the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute.

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Panel of three judges. (left to right) Bob Tucker, Wendy Overton and Jennifer FowlerJudges: Bob Tucker, Wendy Overton and Jennifer Fowler

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View WAFB video of event.

About Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute

The mission of the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute is to promote and foster entrepreneurial practices through education, outreach and research. An integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, the SEI utilizes its various programs and other means to address the challenges of entrepreneurship and to positively impact students, the regional economy, the state of Louisiana and the nation. A generous donation by LSU alumni Emmet and Toni Stephenson made the continued development of the college’s entrepreneurship institute possible. For more information, visit the SEI website or call 225-578-0313.


Elizabeth Eaton
E. J. Ourso College of Business