Young Entrepreneurs Academy

 The Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge is on a mission to unlock the potential of young, aspiring entrepreneurs.  The Academy combines a proven national curriculum with the experiences of Baton Rouge business leaders, educators, community members, and entrepreneurs.

Over the academic year and under the instruction of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, select high school students transform into CEOs by:

  • Generating business ideas tied to their interests
  • Writing business plans
  • Filing their businesses with the Louisiana Secretary of State’s office
  • Pitching to a Shark Tank-like investor panel for seed funding
  • Launching their own companies 

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