Freeman News

Steve Madden visited the Freeman School on April 25 for wide-ranging Q&A session with business students.

For footwear giant Steve Madden, the shoe’s the thing

On April 25, footwear giant Steve Madden stopped at the A. B. Freeman School of Business for an intimate Q&A session with business students hosted by the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

April 27, 2018 ×
AssistENT, developers of a breathing aid to help obstructed nasal breathers, was the grand prize winner at the 2018 Tulane Business Model Competition. Pictured, from left to right, are Stephanie Kleehammer, Person One, Person Two, and Rob Lalka, executive director of the Lepage Center.

Medical device developer earns top prize in business model competition

A health-care startup with an innovative device designed to help people breathe a little easier was the big winner at the 18th annual Tulane Business Model Competition.

April 25, 2018 ×
The 2018 Tulane Business Model Competition awards more than $40,000 in cash prizes to startup ventures with customer-validated business models.

Business Model Competition names finalists for $25K prize

AssistENT, Boost Linguistics and Uchooze Lunchbox will compete on April 19 in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex for the top prize of $25,000.

April 4, 2018 ×
WSJ/Times of Higher Education MBA and MFIN ranking survey

WSJ/Times of Higher Education MBA and MFIN ranking survey

The Wall Street Journal and the Times of Higher Education are currently conducting a survey of global MBA and Master of Finance programs for rankings to be published in spring 2018.

April 3, 2018 ×
Entrepreneur Aidan Gill, left, discussed his life and career with Jude Olinger in a New Orleans Entrepreneur Week talk hosted by the Freeman School's Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Tales from the barbershop

On March 19, entrepreneur Aidan Gill discussed his 50-year career behind the barber chair in a special New Orleans Entrepreneur Week talk hosted by the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

March 23, 2018 ×
A team of Freeman School MBAs won first place in the 2018 IDEAcorps MBA Consulting Challenge. Pictured, from left to right, are team members Mairead Coogan, Analisa Leavoy, Vizzit founder Arthur Bart-Williams, Kristina Crouch, Madeline Peters Mesa and Katie Mullins.

Freeman MBAs take top prize in first pitch contest of NOEW 2018

A team of Freeman School MBAs edged out peers from five universities to win first place in the IDEAcorps MBA Consulting Challenge, which helped kick off this year’s showcase of the best in New Orleans startups and business innovation.

March 21, 2018 ×
From left, Bill Goldring, honoree; Mike Fitts, Tulane President; Patrick Madden, undergraduate student representative; Kristina Crouch, graduate student representative; Ira Solomon, Freeman School Dean; Doug Hertz, Board of Tulane chair; Yvette Jones, Business School Council Chair. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

Business school expansion reflects growing demand

On Friday, March 2, hundreds of guests turned out to take part in the dedication ceremony for the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex, which features more than 80,000 square feet of new and renovated space to accommodate the business school’s growing enrollments.

March 6, 2018 ×
Tulane Business Model Competition names semifinalists for $25K top prize

Tulane Business Model Competition names semifinalists for $25K top prize

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 2018 Tulane Business Model Competition during the 10th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW).

February 26, 2018 ×
Gus De Franco was invested as Tulane University's inaugural KPMG Professor of Business at a ceremony in Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex on Jan. 29. Pictured, from left to right, are John Veihmeyer, former global chairman of KPMG, De Franco, and Robin Forman, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost of Tulane University.

De Franco invested as inaugural KPMG Professor

On Jan. 29, the Freeman community came together to recognize Gus De Franco’s investiture as KPMG Professor of Business with a ceremony in the Marshall Family Commons of the new Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex.

February 23, 2018 ×
Louis Baugier, a 2013 A.B. Freeman School of Business graduate, developed Surecave, an app that allows a landlord or property owner to manage everything from finding tenants to managing multiple properties. (Photo by David Neff)

Real estate in real time

Louis Baugier had a 360-degree view of the dizzying, fast-paced business of New York real estate. By day, Baugier (BSM ’13) was part of J.P. Morgan’s global real estate group, where he worked on big Manhattan development projects. Outside of work, he was a renter who dreaded the process of finding a new place to live.

February 21, 2018 ×