“We are pumped up for entrepreneurship week, and are pleased to host many of the events at LSU — a hotspot for the region’s innovation and entrepreneurship, this year,” said Andrew Maas, LSU Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization director.

Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, or BREW, Opening Night will kick off on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Louisiana Emerging Technology Center in the Research District on LSU’s campus. BREW Opening Night gives business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, students and community members a chance to network with some of the innovators behind the latest emerging technologies and companies in the area.

This free event is open to the public and will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Emerging Technology Center located at 340 East Parker Blvd.

“We are pumped up for entrepreneurship week, and are pleased to host many of the events at LSU — a hotspot for the region’s innovation and entrepreneurship, this year,” said Andrew Maas, LSU Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization director.

Several events will be held from Nov. 13-15 as part of BREW including one full day of programming specifically for entrepreneurs called Entrepreneur Day on Nov. 14. Students receive half-off their tickets to Entrepreneur Day with the promo code: stdnthalfoff. Visit the BREW website for more information and to register.

BREW is supported by organizations including Business First Bank and Cox Communications as major sponsors. Featured sponsors include LSU Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems, LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, LSU Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization and WAITR. Supporting sponsors include Stone Pigman and Jones Walker. Baton Rouge Business Report, 225 Magazine, and BRProud are media sponsors. Supporting organizations include EO, the Entrepreneurs Organization; BRAC; and the Office of the Mayor-President of the City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge. BREW is organized by NexusLA with support from other local organizations including LSU.

BREW Opening Night registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brew-baton-rouge-entrepreneurship-week-tickets-51309490066

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