Baton Rouge Organizations Team Up to Host Special Edition of PitchBR

The Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge has teamed up with the Small Business Innovation Research Consortium (SBIRC) for a special edition of their regularly scheduled PitchBR pitch competitions.

PitchBR SBIRC Edition will take place on Thursday, April 19 from 5:00-7:00pm at Sullivan’s Theater and is designed to highlight high-tech, high-growth companies across different areas and sectors in Louisiana.

The three companies selected to pitch in front of investors and federal agencies include Acadian Labs, Pecan Analytics, and RNvention:

  • Acadian Labs is a New Orleans based woman-owned biotech company, that offers superior technology for treatment of nail fungus, with one patent in place and additional research and development planned.
  • Pecan Analytics is a Baton Rouge based Big Data Analytics company that offers predictive insights, visual analytics and critical decision support solutions for clients in politics, environmental science, engineering, transportation and healthcare.
  • RNvention (RNV) is a Lafayette based veteran certified company founded in 2015 to design, develop, patent, and commercialize technologies that improve efficiency in the delivery of healthcare.

These companies are, “seeking investment and federal innovation grants to help support their research and then bring such technologies to the marketplace,” shared Andy McCandless, Chairman of the newly formed SBIRC.

RSVP for the pitch competition here.