MEDIA ADVISORY: LSU’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute to Hold Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs Graduation Event


BATON ROUGE – On August 28, 2021, LSU’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute will celebrate the conclusion of its Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs program at LSU’s Business Education Complex Rotunda. The featured event speakers include Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and Jason Hughes, founder of Project 70805.

Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs is a joint initiative of the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute and the City of Baton Rouge, consisting of a six-week training program and follow-up consulting projects open to all adult entrepreneurs—visionaries with ideas, early-stage ventures, and growing businesses. 

The bootcamp was scheduled for six consecutive Saturday mornings from July 24- August 28 and offered intense, hands-on exposure to the fundamentals of launching and growing a successful venture led by LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business faculty, subject matter experts, and successful local entrepreneurs.


WHAT: Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs Graduation Event 

WHEN: August 28, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Event Schedule:

10:30 -11:15 a.m.:

Kenny Anderson, SEI Executive Director

Jared Llorens, E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean 

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome

Jason Hughes | Keynote speaker 

Dr. Morris & Dr. Holt | recap video

Certificate presentation to participants

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.:

Networking reception and entrepreneurship expo where a select group of participants will exhibit their growing businesses. 

WHERE:  LSU Business Education Complex Rotunda- 501 S. Quad Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70803


About the 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, 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.



Bridget Conrad
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

Kenny Anderson
LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute