The first annual Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, which will include lectures, pitch competitions and networking sessions, has been set for Nov. 11-20.
• Milun Tesovic, who founded Metrolyrics.com, the top-ranked music lyrics website worldwide, when he was 15. The site draws 45 million views each month.
• Catherine Cook of MyYearbook.com, the fifth largest social network in the United States. Founded in 2005 when Cook was fifteen, the company was sold this summer for $100 million to Quepasa.
• Marlo Scott of the cupcake, beer, and wine bar turned stylish bistro, known as Sweet Revenge. She is Chase Ink’s national spokesperson and was featured on the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine in April.
The week is being coordinated by the Regional Innovation Organization, along with Entrepreneurs' Organization, Louisiana Business & Technology Center, the Stephen Entrepreneurship Institute at LSU, LSU Continuing Education, Louisiana Technology Park, CMO Accelerator and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.
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