Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation | A. B. Freeman School of Business

Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

New Orleans is one of the world’s great startup cities, and Tulane is uniquely qualified to help our entrepreneurs thrive. The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Freeman School of Business brings together scholars, inventors, investors and students to solve problems and build businesses. Their programs provide direct support for Tulanians, New Orleanians and communities across the Gulf South.

The programs of the Lepage Center (including the Tulane Family Business Center, the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship Research, and the Tulane Business Model Competition) are led by Lepage Center Executive Director Rob Lalka, the staff, and faculty at the A.B. Freeman School.


The Lepage Center recently relocated to its permanent location in the Goldring Woldenberg Complex.  The new state-of-the-art suites include student incubator space and Entrepreneur-in-Residence offices.  Please come visit us!

The Albert Lepage Center is located on the 3rd Floor of the newly constructed Goldring Woldenberg Business Complex (GWBC).  Our offices and accelerator are located in the center of the building.  When you arrive at the GWBC, take the elevators to the 3rd Floor.  Proceed either through the Turchin library or the Career Management Center, as we are located directly behind the staircase, in Suite 330.

Discussion Series Synopsis

Reflections on China's Startup Ecosystem: Lepage Student Fellow Will Potts offers his interpretation of a talk by Adam Zuckerman of Discovery, Inc. Read more...


Student Entrepreneur Spotlight

Ryan Baker, BSM 2020
Ryan’s Hometown: Harrison, New York Major: Entrepreneurial Management, Marketing Year of Graduation: 2020 Entrepreneurial Idea: A digital marketing platform that allows direct marketing for local business through a voting and rewards system. Read more...

Cotton Candy and Conversation

Pranay Sakhrani, BSM 2021 What is “Cotton Candy and Conversation?” On October 27th the Tulane Family Business Center- with help from the Lepage Student Fellows- held a Outreach Event entitled “Cotton Candy and Conversation.” And yes, both the cotton candy and the conversations were quality. Read more...