Entrepreneurship

New Orleans skyline

Freeman School report shows investment gains for New Orleans startup ventures

November 10, 2021

New Orleans startups are making substantial gains in attracting investment funding while also adopting more flexible work options and scaling back their office expansion plans, according to the latest findings from Tulane University’s 2021 Greater New Orleans Startup Report.

Paulo Goes, dean of the A. B. Freeman School of Business

Dean Goes to deliver first 'State of the School' address at Wave '21

November 08, 2021

Dean Paulo Goes, who became the 14th dean of Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business in August 2021, will deliver his first “State of the School” address on Nov. 12 as part of Wave ’21 – Homecoming, Reunion and Family Weekend.

Roz Butler

Biz New Orleans: It's a Family Affair

October 31, 2021

Roz Butler, assistant director of the Tulane Family Business Center, is featured in the November issue of Biz New Orleans Magazine. Butler was interviewed for a Q&A about family business and the work of the Family Busines Center.

Rob Lalka

The Advocate: New Orleans Tech Startup Sells for $500 Million

September 28, 2021

Rob Lalka, Lepage Professor of Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was interviewed by the New Orleans Advocate/NOLA.com for a story about local tech startup Levelset’s acquisition by Procore Technologies for $500 million.

Rob Lalka

ImpactAlpha: Letter from New Orleans - Climate risk is business risk, and opportunity

September 15, 2021

Rob Lalka, Lepage Professor in Business and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, contributed an article to ImpactAlpha on the need for businesses to recognize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change.

Albert Lepage

Lepage Center’s namesake establishes business teaching award for equity, diversity and inclusion

July 01, 2021

A gift from Tulane alumnus Albert R. Lepage (MBA ’71) has established an annual award to recognize A. B. Freeman School of Business faculty whose teaching significantly advances the ideals of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

Paulo Goes

Paulo Goes named dean of Freeman School

June 16, 2021

Paulo Goes, Dean and Halle Chair in Leadership at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, has been named dean of Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business, effective Aug. 23, 2021.

New Orleans skyline

Lepage Center announces recipients of Count the Costs research grants

June 14, 2021

The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced the six projects that will receive grants as part of its Count the Costs research initiative.

Sofia Viscuso (BSM ’22) and Matthew Friedman (BSM ’23) of Rize

Internship placement startup takes top prize in Virtual Pitch Friday competition

April 23, 2021

A new company founded by Freeman students to create space for more diverse students to gain access to internships took home the grand prize of $5,000 as the winner of this year’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Virtual Pitch Friday competition.

Melanie Richardson, executive director of TrainingGrounds

Research workshop focuses scholars on costs of racial inequity

March 26, 2021

Researchers from Tulane and other universities came together in March for a three-day workshop aimed at helping scholars quantify the effects of racial inequity in the United States.

floe, a startup founded by students at Yale University

Cleantech startup earns top prize at 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition

March 26, 2021

A startup with technology that tackles the danger of ice buildup on roofs won first place and the grand prize of $75,000 at the 21st annual Tulane Business Model Competition.

Tulane Business Model Competition finalists

Tulane Business Model Competition announces 2021 semifinalists

March 14, 2021

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced the six semifinalist teams that will face off in the 2021 Tulane Business Model Competition.