Tech to Market, the collaborative event of the North Louisiana Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (NorLEAP) and Louisiana New Product Development Team (LA NPDT), brought in over 150 entrepreneurs and startup businesses looking to discuss and learn about the latest...
Youths who qualify for financial assistance to attend Digital Media Institute at InterTech’s (DMII) summer camps may benefit from tuition assistance made possible by a Best Buy Foundation grant. This Foundation donation is made possible through the contributions of...
BRF CEO and EAP executive director named most influential in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana for fourth straight year
BRF President and CEO John F. George Jr., M.D., and BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Executive Director Dave Smith have been named to Silicon Bayou’s 2018 Top 100 list, which names Louisiana’s most influential people in tech and entrepreneurship. This...
Investing in North Louisiana’s future and expanding the region’s economy: angel funds report on advancements in 2018
The New Louisiana Angel Fund 2 (NLAF 2) was launched by BRF in May 2018 with more than $3 million in investments from over 60 accredited angel investors. Following the successful formation of NLAF 1 with 53 investors and more than $2.6 million raised in 2015 and its...
EAP portfolio company announces partnership to establish all-in-one sideline replay and video breakdown solution for youth and collegiate sports
Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) portfolio company SkyCoach, the leading sideline replay technology company, and Krossover, the leading sports film analysis and statistics company, are partnering to integrate their platforms and service the youth sports and...
In October, BRF transitioned University Health System to its new owners. For the five years leading up to this transition, saving the North Louisiana safety net hospitals and putting them on even footing was a primary goal for BRF leadership and many of our employees....
University students awarded nearly $14,000 to help launch their businesses at EAP Grand Prix pitch competitions
Students at three North Louisiana universities competed for prizes and startup assistance at BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program’s (EAP) Grand Prix, a series of university business plan competitions held in November and designed to support student innovation....
BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) launches $1.2 million expansion across North Louisiana thanks to a federal grant
BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) has been awarded a U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant, resulting in the creation of the North Louisiana Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (NorLEAP), which will expand EAP services to 21 parishes in...
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