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Show Me the Monet

How buying art can bolster Baton Rouge By Kendra R. Chamberlain Published July 13, 2011   A thriving art community could make Baton Rouge a more competitive city, says Derek Gordon, director of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, … Continued

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Best of 225

Best of 225 Award winners (from left) Criss Esquivel, general manager of Superior Grill; WAFB news’s Diane Deaton; Renee Chatelain, executive director of the Shaw Center for the Arts; Taco de Paco founder Jared Loftus; and Gary Black, who manages … Continued

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A spirit of cooperation

OFFICE SYNERGY: Louis DeAngelo, Jared Loftus and Chad Ortte tout their nascent Entrepreneurs Headquarters as a communal hub for work-at-home professionals, independent contractors and budding entrepreneurs who otherwise would be isolated from collaboration with peers. By Steve Sanoski  Tuesday, May … Continued

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BR contestants fail to roll to win

by Skip Descant, The Advocate 3/18/2011 A group of four Baton Rouge entrepreneurs did not make it to the final round at a competition earlier this week to see who could come up with the best business model in three … Continued

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CATS lacks committed funds

By Rebekah Allen, The Advocate 3/16/2011 Private investors pursued The parish bus system has five months left to get a financial commitment to plug its dwindling budget or it will close down by the end of September, the head of … Continued

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Birthing a Business…On a Bus

  From left to right: Jared Loftus, Logan Leger, Terry Jones, Brian “B-Jax” Jackson, and James Davis: all achievers on the wildly successful Miami Startup Bus. (Credit: Collin Richie) Team Baton Rouge goes the distance for entrepreneur competition By Kendra … Continued

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Four BR business people hop on bus

March 4, 2011 The Advocate Daily Digest Four business people from the Baton Rouge area will ride the StartupBus, an “entrepreneurial adventure” that puts 25 strangers together on a two-day bus ride from their hometowns to Austin, Texas, for the … Continued

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