1821.  The year Lafayette was originally founded. And thanks to AEG’s generous corporate sponsors the majority of the group’s operational costs are covered which has allowed us to reduce the cost of membership.  Dues simply go to cover any remaining expense generated by our monthly group meetings. Acadiana Entrepreneur Group offers annual membership for only […]

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The 2nd Annual INNOV8 is an eight-day festival of entrepreneurial innovation and creativity hosted by the community of Lafayette, Louisiana at venues throughout the city from Friday April 19 to Friday April 26, 2013. There are funding forums, pitch presentations, networking, and competitions that feature talented entrepreneurs and artists and bring them together with representation […]

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One Page Business Strategy

March 19, 2013

Creating a strategy for your small business can be one of the most important actions you can implement. It’s your road map to success; but often times it’s a step that gets pushed to the side. You don’t have to have an exact plan for your business and/or have all the nitty-gritty details for it, […]

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Startup Toolkit

March 14, 2013

Ever wonder what other business owners are doing when it comes to finding a solution for a business problem, selecting a piece of software, support service, or vendor?  The Start Up Toolkit offers some great insight and an easy-to-read infographic. Reposted from http://blog.bestvendor.com/2011/07/survey-results-the-startups-toolkit/  

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Intro to AEG

March 10, 2013

Acadiana is full of entrepreneurs. If this small area of South Louisiana is known for only one thing, it is our can-do attitude, and unrelenting sense of self reliance. The AEG is an “open source” style collaborative community of budding entrepreneurs and established business owners. As the new millennium unfolds at our feet, the traditional […]

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