TAP Innovations Receives Top Placement on Louisiana State University's 2022 LSU 100 List of Fastest Growing LSU Graduate-owned or Led Companies

TAP Innovations Receives Top Placement on Louisiana State University's 2022 LSU 100 List of Fastest Growing LSU Graduate-owned or Led Companies

TAP Innovations Receives Top Placement on Louisiana State University's 2022 LSU 100 List of Fastest Growing LSU Graduate-owned or Led Companies

DALLAS, TX – TAP Innovations receives top placement on Louisiana State University's 2022 LSU 100 list of fastest growing LSU graduate-owned or led companies. The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that celebrates the 100 fastest-growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world. Postlethwaite & Netterville calculated each company's compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking. In addition to celebrating the success of LSU graduates, the 12th annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses provides a forum to pass lessons on to the next generation of LSU entrepreneurs. 


Awards Gala Recap

The LSU100 awards gala was held at the L’auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge, LA where 100 LSU graduate-owned or led companies were nominated and recognized. Michelle Boullion, PhD, CPLP, SPHR, SHRM-SC, Director, LSU Executive Education, LSU100, LSU-EBV Accelerate, LSU-CFP coordinated the awards gala event and company announcements on the LSU100 and LSU Roaring 10 lists. Dr. William Tate IV, President of LSU, introduced the final three companies where TAP Innovations received the number one placement. John Ragsdale, Founder CEO and LSU graduate, was in attendance to receive the award for TAP Innovations. The Peyton Falgoust Band invited John Ragsdale to perform a song with them during the evening’s celebration.  

TAP Innovations is a system integration expert that provides out-of-the-box and custom solutions to meet technology and staffing needs of customers across the globe. TAP Innovations removes reliance on spreadsheets to improve workflows and payout accuracy, ultimately improving recordkeeping, insight into global financials, and employee satisfaction. 


Thousands of users utilize TAP Innovations' digital tools and solutions daily, benefitting from the simplicity of implementations, deliverables, and speed to market with affordable solutions. These solutions and services resonate with businesses who find that big system integration connectivity requires significant time and investment that is often unattainable for small to medium sized companies.

John Ragsdale earned his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from LSU in 1994. While in attendance, his activities included membership in Delta Tau Delta, Leadership LSU, and Tau Beta Pi. Ragsdale co-founded TAP Innovations in 2017 and has 25 years of experience providing technology leadership and developing vision and strategic plans. He has helped organizations deliver large-scale project solutions to hundreds, allowing everyone to benefit from better data processes and management of their staff, customers, and partners.

Companies must apply each year to be considered for the LSU100 list. TAP Innovations received the top official ranking of the 2021-2022 LSU 100 honorees.  


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About TAP Innovations

theAppPlace (TAP) Innovations, a minority-owned business certified by Texas SBA®, delivers cloud-based solutions to eliminate Manual Efforts and SpreadSheets (MESS). TAP Innovations…THE Integrated Digital Toolbox™ automates manual processes and greatly reduces spreadsheet sprawl, actions data into information, and performs intelligent content organization across people and entity enterprises. A growing set of Digital Tools for CRM, Business Intelligence, Integrations, and more are web and mobile-enabled and quick to fill data interoperability gaps with core business systems. TAP Innovations is the preferred Paycor integration partner for their customers. Solutions have been implemented to streamline business processes for leading organizations with 50-15,000 employees and users in the following industries: Restaurant/Franchise Groups, Healthcare (Pediatric, Social Services, Home Health, Senior Services, EyeCare), Construction, Oil & Gas, HCM (Human Capital Mgmt)/HR, Local Government, Photography, Storage Facilities, Retail/Car Care, Retail/Entertainment, Native American Tribes, Landscaping, Security/Protection Services, Staff/Recruiting, Managed Service Providers (MSP), Marketing, Building Maintenance, Financial Services, and more. Visit www.tapinnov.com to learn more.