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  • Nominations Open for Annual Ada Lovelace Award for Women in Tech

    Nominations Open for Annual Ada Lovelace Award for Women in Tech

    | August 31, 2016 | Comments (0)

    Last fall, idea acceleration company LookFar created an event to celebrate an innovative woman in the New Orleans technology community. The 2016 Ada Lovelace Award for Woman of the Year in GNO Tech will be presented on October 11 during NOLA Tech Week, which is also Ada Lovelace day. The award honors the achievements of one […]

  • Week in Review: August 29, 2016

    Week in Review: August 29, 2016

    | August 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

    The Silicon Bayou has been buzzing with tech and entrepreneurial news. Here are the most popular stories published on Silicon Bayou News in the past seven days: Startups Gain Access to Capital Through New Food Incubator Scandy Launches Beta for 3D Scanning on Android Devices Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Unveils Wall of Achievement This Digital Program Is […]

  • Music, Memory, and Pikachu: The Role of Nostalgia in Tech Products

    Music, Memory, and Pikachu: The Role of Nostalgia in Tech Products

    | August 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

    This post by Jillian Firnhaber originally appeared on the LookFar blog. A little over a year ago we began work on a project called Echo. Echo is the brainchild of Tim Kappel, a prominent New Orleans/Nashville entertainment attorney. Echo is a social app that allows you to create and share digital memories around music. It’s also in […]

  • This Digital Program Is Helping Students Impacted by Louisiana Floods

    This Digital Program Is Helping Students Impacted by Louisiana Floods

    | August 24, 2016 | Comments (0)

    Following the recent flooding in Louisiana, there has been an outpouring of donations and support for those impacted. One small social enterprise, Ripple Effects, is contributing in the best way they know how. The company creates software that treats trauma and promotes resiliency in the face of adversity, software that could have long-term advantages for […]

  • Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Unveils Wall of Achievement

    Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Unveils Wall of Achievement

    | August 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

    You may have read about New Orleans startups and tech companies in publications such as TechCrunch and Forbes, but what about the startup communities throughout the rest of the state? In northern Louisiana, the city of Shreveport has a thriving entrepreneurial community of its own. Located at Biomedical Research Foundation’s (BRF) InterTech 1 facility, the […]

Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge Announces Finalists

| August 31, 2016 | Comments (0)
Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge Announces Finalists

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) has announced the finalists for the 2016 Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge, an initiative that supports breakthrough ideas in the nonprofit field. Lighthouse Louisiana, New Orleans Food & Farm Network, and the YMCA will be presenting their innovative ideas to a live panel on October 7. The grand prize […]

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Nominations Open for Annual Ada Lovelace Award for Women in Tech

| August 31, 2016 | Comments (0)
Nominations Open for Annual Ada Lovelace Award for Women in Tech

Last fall, idea acceleration company LookFar created an event to celebrate an innovative woman in the New Orleans technology community. The 2016 Ada Lovelace Award for Woman of the Year in GNO Tech will be presented on October 11 during NOLA Tech Week, which is also Ada Lovelace day. The award honors the achievements of one […]

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App-Based Roadie Provides Free Shipping to Items Helping Baton Rouge

| August 30, 2016 | Comments (0)
App-Based Roadie Provides Free Shipping to Items Helping Baton Rouge

Roadie is an app-based community that puts unused capacity in passenger vehicles to work by connecting people with stuff to send with drivers heading in the right direction. Following the flooding in Baton Rouge, Roadie’s on-the-way delivery network  is providing free shipping for items headed to and from Baton Rouge. The company is hoping much-needed […]

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Social Innovation Hub Propeller Is Hiring

| August 29, 2016 | Comments (0)
Social Innovation Hub Propeller Is Hiring

In 2015, Propeller: A Force For Social Innovation  expanded its accelerator programming, providing more focused sector support and more than doubling the number of social ventures it serves per year. The organization also expanded their team and is continuing to do so. Propeller currently has several job openings, including five AmeriCorps VISTA positions. The non-profit […]

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Week in Review: August 29, 2016

| August 29, 2016 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: August 29, 2016

The Silicon Bayou has been buzzing with tech and entrepreneurial news. Here are the most popular stories published on Silicon Bayou News in the past seven days: Startups Gain Access to Capital Through New Food Incubator Scandy Launches Beta for 3D Scanning on Android Devices Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Unveils Wall of Achievement This Digital Program Is […]

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Music, Memory, and Pikachu: The Role of Nostalgia in Tech Products

| August 26, 2016 | Comments (0)
Music, Memory, and Pikachu: The Role of Nostalgia in Tech Products

This post by Jillian Firnhaber originally appeared on the LookFar blog. A little over a year ago we began work on a project called Echo. Echo is the brainchild of Tim Kappel, a prominent New Orleans/Nashville entertainment attorney. Echo is a social app that allows you to create and share digital memories around music. It’s also in […]

Read More

Scandy Launches Beta for 3D Scanning on Android Devices

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)
Scandy Launches Beta for 3D Scanning on Android Devices

Scandy, a New Orleans-based 3D scanning and 360º panorama capture platform, has released Scandy Pro for Android built with Scandy Core. Through a partnership with pmdtechnologies (pmd), Scandy Pro allows users to create detailed 3D scans from an Android device in real time using the pmd pico flexx time-of-flight ToF sensor. Pmd is a worldwide […]

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Startups Gain Access to Capital Through New Food Incubator

| August 24, 2016 | Comments (1)
Startups Gain Access to Capital Through New Food Incubator

There’s a new incubator in New Orleans for food and food tech startups. The Ceres 504 incubator and accelerator, run by venture capital firm Valmiki 504,  is designed to provide access to capital and expertise for food startups in Louisiana. This announcement comes one month after Valmiki 504 launched a tech incubator in New Orleans called […]

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This Digital Program Is Helping Students Impacted by Louisiana Floods

| August 24, 2016 | Comments (0)
This Digital Program Is Helping Students Impacted by Louisiana Floods

Following the recent flooding in Louisiana, there has been an outpouring of donations and support for those impacted. One small social enterprise, Ripple Effects, is contributing in the best way they know how. The company creates software that treats trauma and promotes resiliency in the face of adversity, software that could have long-term advantages for […]

Read More

Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Unveils Wall of Achievement

| August 23, 2016 | Comments (0)
Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) Unveils Wall of Achievement

You may have read about New Orleans startups and tech companies in publications such as TechCrunch and Forbes, but what about the startup communities throughout the rest of the state? In northern Louisiana, the city of Shreveport has a thriving entrepreneurial community of its own. Located at Biomedical Research Foundation’s (BRF) InterTech 1 facility, the […]

Read More