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Dr. Kathy Fields speaks at the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award Gala, where she and Dr. Katie Rodan, co-founders of Rodan + Fields, received the 2019 Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneurs of the Year Award.

Tulane University honors 2019 Entrepreneurs of the Year

Tulane University honored skin care innovators Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields and social entrepreneurs Stephanie and David Barksdale as its Entrepreneurs of the Year at the 2019 Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala.

April 15, 2019 ×

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RentCheck, an app developed by Tulane students Marco Nelson (MBA '19) and Lydia Winkler (MBA/JD '19), was the grand prize winner at the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition, which took place on April 8 at the A. B. Freeman School of Business. Pictured, from left to right, are Lepage Center Executive Director Rob Lalka, Winkler, Freeman School Dean Ira Solomon and Nelson.

Student startup takes top prize in Tulane Business Model Competition

Less than two weeks after winning the top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, the red-hot startup founded by a pair of Tulane University students has done it again.

April 9, 2019 ×

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Internet pioneers highlight NOEW 2019

Internet pioneers highlight NOEW 2019

Netscape Communications Corp. founder Jim Clark and CEO Jim Barksdale shared their recollections of the company’s meteoric rise in a special keynote talk hosted by New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

April 3, 2019 ×

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Freeman mourns the death of Professor Robert Hansen

Freeman mourns the death of Professor Robert Hansen

Robert S. Hansen, Francis Martin Chair in Business and professor of finance at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, died unexpectedly on March 3, 2019.

April 3, 2019 ×

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The 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition will award more than $40,000 in cash prizes to promising student-led startups.

Tulane Business Model Competition announces finalists

KnoNap (George Washington University), RentCheck (Tulane University) and Speeko (University of Iowa) have been selected as the three finalists in the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.

March 28, 2019 ×

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Senior wins $10K in Outdoor Weber business competition

Senior wins $10K in Outdoor Weber business competition

Jamie Milstein won third-place and $10,000 in Weber State University’s Outdoor Weber Competition with her pitch for a smart device she’s developing that can instantaneously stream data and statistics.

March 27, 2019 ×

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The 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition will award more than $50,000 in cash and prizes to university-based startups with customer-tested business models.

Tulane Business Model Competition announces 2019 semifinalists

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has named the six student teams that will face off in the qualifying round of the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition during the 11th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW).

March 1, 2019 ×

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Pierre Conner to lead Tulane Energy Institute

Pierre Conner to lead Tulane Energy Institute

The A. B. Freeman School of Business has named Pierre E. Conner III, a senior energy and finance executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, to lead the Tulane Energy Institute.

February 25, 2019 ×

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New Orleans Entrepreneur Week announces 2019 lineup

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week announces 2019 lineup

Jim Clark, co-founder of Netscape and Silicon Graphics, and Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World and star of CNBC reality shows “The Profit” and “The Partner,” are among the headline speakers for the 11th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

February 20, 2019 ×

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Stewart honored at dedication of new business school facility

Stewart honored at dedication of new business school facility

Named in honor of Frank B. Stewart Jr. (BBA ’57), Stewart Center CBD will house the executive MBA program, non-degree executive education offerings, international programs, and courses related to the school’s new entrepreneurial hospitality initiative.

February 19, 2019 ×