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AACSB highlights Freeman for GNO Startup Report

AACSB highlights Freeman for GNO Startup Report

AACSB International has recognized Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business as one of 25 institutions that are elevating entrepreneurial thinking and new business creation around the world.

April 21, 2020 ×

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Alumnus honored with 2019 AICPA Elijah Watt Sells Award

Alumnus honored with 2019 AICPA Elijah Watt Sells Award

For the third consecutive year, a graduate of Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has been recognized with the prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award.

April 17, 2020 ×

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As a Peace Corps volunteer, Edward Crawford (MBA' 09), far left, worked with farmers to start a coffee co-op in the Dominican Republic.

New scholarship program hopes to attract more Peace Corps volunteers to business

While business school might not be the first thing most Peace Corps alumni think of following their service, a new scholarship program makes pursuing a business degree more accessible to Peace Corps volunteers than ever before.

April 16, 2020 ×

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Lepage Center launches new programs to assist businesses affected by COVID-19

Lepage Center launches new programs to assist businesses affected by COVID-19

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is rolling out a series of new initiatives to help entrepreneurs and small business owners impacted by the crisis.

April 9, 2020 ×

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A message from Dean Ira Solomon: Unprecedented Times

A message from Dean Ira Solomon: Unprecedented Times

The past several weeks has been, for all of us, a period of unprecedented disruption and uncertainty. As we here at the Freeman School have settled into our second week of delivering classes remotely, I wanted to take a few moments to give you a brief update.

March 31, 2020 ×

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Assistant Professor of Finance Candace Jens finds that firms reduce their capital expenditures by up to 15 percent prior to elections.

Researcher says senator’s trades could be first test of STOCK Act

While Sen. Richard Burr has denied that he sold stock based on information he received in classified briefings, a Tulane University researcher who studies insider trading among U.S. senators says the transaction followed a familiar script.

March 29, 2020 ×

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360VR Technology won the grand prize in the 2020 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Student venture that aids emergency response earns top prize at Tulane Business Model Competition

A technology company whose flagship product is a web-based platform for emergency preparedness took home the grand prize of $75,000 at the 20th annual Tulane Business Model Competition (TBMC).

March 27, 2020 ×

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Lydia Winkler (MBA/JD '19), co-founder and chief operations officer, Rent Check, pitches the company to judges at the 2019 Tulane Business Model Competition.

Tulane Business Model Competition goes virtual

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced that the 2020 Tulane Business Model Competition will take place virtually.

March 19, 2020 ×

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Recent New Orleans Venture For America Fellows (above) at The Shop at the CAC, a co-working space downtown. VFA has been in New Orleans since 2012 and has been home to 99 Fellows to date, 49 of whom are still living in the city

Freeman partners with Venture for America to host fellows, mentors for New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

The Freeman School’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will partner with Venture For America (VFA) to host a select group of 2020 VFA Fellows along with leaders from university entrepreneurship centers across the country during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) in March.

February 18, 2020 ×

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Startup survey sheds light on early-stage New Orleans economy

Startup survey sheds light on early-stage New Orleans economy

More than 200 young businesses contributed to the 2020 Greater New Orleans Startup Report survey, according to the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business.

February 14, 2020 ×