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Nominations being accepted for LSU 100

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Nominations are being accepted for the Fourth Annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses.

The LSU 100 is hosted by the LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute.

The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses in the world. In addition to celebrating the success of the honorees, the LSU 100 provides a forum to pass lessons on to the next generation of LSU entrepreneurs.

Companies honored must meet the following criteria:

• Must have been in business for five years or more

• Must have verifiable revenues of $100,000 for 2010

• Must have a former LSU student as owner of at least 50 percent of the company or as chief executive officer, president or managing partner

• Must operate in a manner consistent with the mission of LSU and SEI

"We receive more and more nominations with each passing year," said Robin Kistler, director of the LSU 100. "With just about a week left in the nomination period for the 2014 class, we are excited to see how many more Tigers have been recognized for their entrepreneurial success."

The LSU 100 will be held Oct. 24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. For more information and partnership opportunities, visit www.lsu100.com, or call 225-578-0313.

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 15. The nomination form can be found at www.lsu100.com.

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