Tigeraire is first Louisiana startup to raise seed funding from top 50 venture capital firm   

GOOD GEAUXING: An off-the-cuff email from Jack Karavich, right, to LSU’s football equipment manager about an idea to help players breath easier while navigating pandemic protocols led to the creation of Tigeraire, which earlier this year added Patrick Coogan, left, as chief revenue officer to help with the company’s rapid growth. (Collin Richie)

Baton Rouge-based Tigeraire today announced that General Catalyst, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm behind Venmo, Stripe, Airbnb, and TikTok, has signed as their lead investor. 

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