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November 26, 2007

SBDC invites university students to participate in Baton Rouge workshop Dec. 1

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Small Business Development Center is inviting local participants to attend “Welcome to Invention to Venture: Louisiana!” Saturday, Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Boutin's Cajun Restaurant in Baton Rouge.

The Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute at Louisiana State University will host a one-day workshop Dec. 1 on the basics of technology entrepreneurship.

The workshop is intended primarily for college and university students, but is also open to anyone who wants to know more about this topic. Presentations will focus on venture capital, marketing, intellectual property, business plans, and related topics. Guest speakers are experts drawn from the region.

Invention to Venture workshops are held in cooperation with the
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance.

Cost to attend is $20 per student and $75 per faculty and staff member, alumni, business community member, and other. Participant guide, lunch and refreshments are all included in the fee.

Scholarships for this event are available. Please contact for more information.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact or call: (225) 578-6145.

For more information, go to:

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