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Student Incubator

The Student Incubator program is designed to cater to the needs of entrepreneurial-minded LSU students. Located at LSU Innovation Park, the incubator is a creative environment where students are surrounded by more than 30 of the park’s client companies, staff consultants and experienced mentors whose mission is to help develop their ideas into profitable businesses, and we’ve already seen some amazing results:

  • 200+ students assisted
  • 26 graduated businesses
  • $4.1+M in total capital raised by student companies
  • 92 LA jobs created
  • $275k capital raised via crowdfunding
  • Six patents awarded
  • Two student companies bought by investors
  • 50+ student businesses, 39 of them are in operation today
  • International recognition as one of the pioneer leaders in the student incubation industry

Joining the LSU Student Incubator doesn’t just provide you with a place to work -- it’s the first step to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Here are some of the perks:

  • Counseling on business practices and planning
  • Consulting on marketing and financial services
  • Network of university and business professionals and mentors
  • 24/7 access to newly renovated co-working space
  • Access to business planning software
  • Multimedia conference room
  • Shared desktop computers, printers, scanners and copiers
  • Wifi
  • Lounge and kitchen area
  • Professional receptionist
  • Shipping services
  • Networking opportunities with incubator and research park tenants and businesses
  • Access to special discounts at the ProtoStripes Center.

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Venture Challenge 

The Venture Challenge is an annual competition that awards $25,000 to four student businesses, providing seed capital for their business growth and development. The invitation to participate in the competition is extended exclusively to members of the Student Incubator. Since its inception, the Venture Challenge has seen:

  • $100k total capital awarded
  • 78% long-term success rate of participating student businesses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Joining the LSU Student Incubator doesn’t just provide you with a place to work -- it’s the first step to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

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