The Advocate

An entrepreneurial workshop aimed at developing high-performance, mission-driven businesses in north Baton Rouge will be held from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. May 1 on the Ardendale Campus at Baton Rouge Community College, 1969 North Lobdell Blvd.

The event is being hosted by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber in partnership with the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Baton Rouge North Economic Development District and the Conscious Venture Lab.

Entrepreneurial teams of three to five individuals learn to operate a business with profit and a purpose in the Conscious Capitalism BootCamp by Conscious Venture Lab, a nationally known program. Participants also will have the opportunity to win $10,000 at the Pitch North Baton Rouge business pitch competition following the boot camp sessions.

Companies interested in attending the boot camp and participating in the pitch competition can fill an application at https://bootcampbycvlab.typeform.com/to/s8u0XX. Community members interested in attending the pitch competition can register at https://bootcampbatonrouge.splashthat.com.