When Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week returns for a fourth year this fall, it will include an expanded slate of pitch competitions, seminars, economic forecasts and other events aimed at showcasing the Capital Region's entrepreneurs and their...
DATE: September 08, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The curtain rises on the girls' annex of the New York City Municipal Orphanage, where six orphans lie sleeping in the dormitory. The opening notes of "Maybe" rise from the orchestra pit like a lullaby. This is one of the most memorable opening...
DATE: September 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
Lab-on-a-chip technology has what Challa Kumar calls a "cool factor": Major things can happen in small devices.
DATE: September 01, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
You're looking for a unique ring. How about one inspired by the ironwork on the balconies in the French Quarter?
DATE: August 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
Louisiana's private-sector approach to meeting public health care needs has been a road lined with controversy, and one component of Gov. Bobby Jindal's privatization initiative that has particularly rankled health care providers is the...
DATE: August 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
Business First Bank was just a year old in 2007, when Sonya Burton joined it in the role of internal auditor and compliance officer. "I was interested in Business First Bank specifically because it was such a young institution," Burton says. An...
DATE: August 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: Executive Spotlight
News roundup: Spanish power company emerges as possible La. utility buyer … HealthCare.gov has already cost $840M … Energy companies keep taking on debt to finance new projects
Interested parties: Spain's Iberdrola SA has emerged as a contender to buy Louisiana-based power company Cleco Corp., The Wall Street Journal reports, citing anonymous people familiar with the matter. Iberdrola is among a...
DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Dark spaces sans electrical outlets have met their match. Modern Lantern, a husband-and-wife startup based in Fort Worth, Texas, sells cordless, battery-operated lamps online and is...
DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: (AR) Home & Garden
The cell phone reception drops in and out. Between slices of static humming and silence, I faintly hear Stirling Barrett apologizing profusely. "I'm sorry, man. I'm jumping over this boom box."
DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
David Winwood has been named Pennington Biomedical Research Center's first chief business development officer, which Pennington says underscores "the importance of moving research discoveries focusing on health, prevention and treatment of chronic...
DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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