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The paradox of North Gates: Doing business in the shadows of LSU isn’t as...

(Photo by Cheryl Gerber) When Darryl Reginelli decided to open a Baton Rouge location of his popular New Orleans pizzeria seven years ago, the space...

More questions than answers surround the pending closure of BR General’s Mid City ER.

Less than two hours after a Feb. 11 press conference demanding that Baton Rouge General Hospital’s Mid City emergency room remain open, the hospital’s...

Reversal of fortune: Cheap natural gas that fuels Louisiana’s manufacturing rebound even lassos jobs...

The nascent manufacturing renaissance that’s happening in the Gulf Coast region isn’t just creating a bunch of home-grown jobs in Louisiana. It’s also managing...

Entrepreneurs: Arthur Lauck and Brandalyn Tabor

(Photo by Brian Baiamonte) Company: Lock and Key Whiskey Bar What they do: Purveyors of fine whiskey and creative cocktails Revenue: $350,000 in first year of operation Address:...

The diversity challenge: Despite initiatives, Capital Region law firms struggle to recruit minorities.

Year after year, companies worldwide strengthen their efforts to create diverse work environments. Whether it’s education, background, gender, or ethnicity, a diverse team is...

Name it: Government agencies explore corporate branding as an alternative revenue stream.

In recent years, Louisiana lawmakers have used all sorts of stopgaps to balance the state budget, from selling off prisons and hospitals and offering...

Need a lawyer for your business? Feel free to negotiate. It’s not just about...

When a need for legal assistance suddenly arises, the first thought that often comes to a business owner's mind is: What is it going...

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Emrah Aktepe

Emrah Aktepe, 34 Executive Director, Atlas Foundation Hometown: Erzincan, Turkey With a passion for people, a knack for communication and some wanderlust, Emrah Aktepe leads the Atlas...

An ecosystem for entrepreneurs

The Capital Region has been slow to build an integrated support system for fledgling companies. But that may be about to change. Matthew Magnuson was...

A budding ecosystem

In 2010, the Regional Innovation Strategy closely examined what it recognized as the three major incubator entities in the region: The Louisiana Business and Technology Center,...

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