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‘Still Mount,’ ‘Life Drop’ teams lead Top Dog Idea Pitch

Louisiana Tech student teams pitched their new product/service ideas during the 2017 TOP DOG Idea Pitch sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship & Information Technology and Bulldog Entrepreneurs on Tuesday, October 24. This year’s event featured 20 teams delivering five-minute pitches about their ideas to see how professional judges rated their concepts. Students and community [more]

TOP DAWG New Venture Championship winners announced

A total of $12,500 in cash and prizes were awarded last week to the most innovative, student-developed product and service ideas at the 2016 TOP DAWG New Venture Championship at Louisiana Tech University. Awards were presented to the top three finishers in the competition with the “EZ Read Monitoring System” team (mechanical engineering majors Rhodes [more]

Louisiana Tech, TechRouler seek to keep talent in north Louisiana

Louisiana Tech University and TechRouler, a technology coalition of companies based in north Louisiana, will host an event on the Tech campus to share TechRouler’s mission and connect the coalition’s member organizations with Louisiana Tech students and faculty. The event will take place December 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at University Hall on [more]

TOP DAWG ‘Idea Pitch’ features innovative product, service concepts

Students from all majors at Louisiana Tech have entered their creative and innovative product or service ideas into the TOP DAWG Idea Pitch sponsored by Bulldog Entrepreneurs. Student teams will share their ideas on Thursday, November 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Student Center.  This year’s event features twenty-two teams that will [more]

TBDC offers workshop to assist new small businesses

Louisiana Tech’s Technology Business Development Center is offering business owners a chance to learn how to survive during their first two years as a new small company. The “Listening to Your Business: Strategic Planning Workshop” will use the “Listening to Your Business” guide produced by FastTrac and the Kauffman Foundation to help small business owners [more]

Louisiana Tech brings benefactors, researchers together to support entrepreneurship

The Louisiana Tech University Research Foundation’s Innovation Enterprise Fund awarded a total of $50,000 in grant funding to start-up companies commercializing university-owned technologies during a luncheon on Tuesday at Louisiana Tech’s Biomedical Engineering Building in Ruston. The Innovation Enterprise Fund was established to strengthen new businesses by helping them to bridge early-stage funding gaps. Members [more]

2010 TOP DAWG Business Plan Competition winners announced

A total of $15,500 in cash and prizes was awarded on Tuesday in the TOP DAWG Business Plan Competition at Louisiana Tech University.  Awards were given to the top three finishers as well as for spirit and best presentation. CC SynFuels (Cecil Garrick, senior accounting major, John Rollo, senior nanosystems engineering major, and David Veals, [more]