Baton Rouge, LA – Sparkhound, one of Baton Rouge's premier IT services company, was recently honored as one of the top 100 fastest growing tiger businesses during the LSU 100 Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 8, 2011.
According to LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Director of Development Jill Roshto, the LSU 100 celebrates the success of LSU graduates and recognizes the impact of LSU on the local, regional and national economies. LSU 100 is co‐hosted by LSU and LSU SEI.
"Sparkhound is indicative of the Tiger‐led businesses that we are looking for to show other Tigers from every college on campus what they need to do to be successful," Roshto said. "We congratulate them on this achievement and look forward to their continued success."
Sparkhound met the following requirements for inclusion in the LSU 100:Has been in business for five years or moreHas had verifiable revenues of $100,000 or more for the last calendar yearA former LSU student owns at least 50 percent of the company or is a CEO, president or managing partnerOperates in a manner consistent with the mission of LSU and LSU SEI
The Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, an integral part of LSU's E. J. Ourso College of Business, utilizes the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Fellows, LSU Executive Education and Social Entrepreneurship to address the challenges of entrepreneurship and to positively impact students, the regional economy, the state of Louisiana and the nation. For more information, visitwww.bus.lsu.edu/sei or call 225‐578‐0313.
With offices in Baton Rouge and Houston, TX, Sparkhound, Inc. was established in January 1998 with the goal of redefining how technology services are delivered in the marketplace. Over the past 13 years, Sparkhound has provided IT services for many corporate, education, and government agencies, offering its customers solutions for application design and development, infrastructure design and development, business consulting, project management, service desk, and deployment. For more information, visitwww.sparkhound.com.