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Video Game Publisher Responsible for The Sims, Guitar Hero to Speak at ACG Luncheon

| May 27, 2016 | Comments (0)
Video Game Publisher Responsible for The Sims, Guitar Hero to Speak at ACG Luncheon

ACG Louisiana is regional chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a non-profit organization, created to facilitate the networking of business professionals across Louisiana and surrounding areas. Each year, ACG Louisiana hosts several luncheons with guest speakers. The June luncheon will feature Activision VP and leader in the gaming industry Ben Bell on June 7. Activision […]

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This Is the One Thing That Every Entrepreneur Experiences

| May 26, 2016 | Comments (1)
This Is the One Thing That Every Entrepreneur Experiences

This post originally appeared on The Distillery, a blog that covers the real experiences of entrepreneurs in New Orleans. In 1995, Chris Reade walked out of his office in downtown Manhattan, just blocks away from One Exchange Plaza on Wall Street, when he had an “oh shit moment.” Reade, who at the time had just started […]

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Free Professional Development Series Targets Math and Science Teachers

| May 25, 2016 | Comments (0)
Free Professional Development Series Targets Math and Science Teachers

Core Element, a local nonprofit promoting quality teaching in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), will host its annual Summer STEM Institute beginning in June. The free series focuses on professional development for math and science teachers, running from June 28 through July 27. Sessions will be held at the Tulane University Boggs Center for […]

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The Post-Title-3 List of Equity Crowdfunding Platforms

| May 24, 2016 | Comments (0)
The Post-Title-3 List of Equity Crowdfunding Platforms

This post by John Nettles originally appeared on the Louisiana Technology Park blog. The Title 3 JOBS Act went live this week, and investors no longer have to be accredited to make equity investments. Now, the multitudes ordinary “retail investors” can contribute capital to your business. To many, Title 3 may seem like a win-win […]

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Technology Public Relations Firm Receives Several Awards in 2016

| May 24, 2016 | Comments (0)
Technology Public Relations Firm Receives Several Awards in 2016

Technology public relations firm AR|PR has offices in both Atlanta and New Orleans and is now one of the fastest growing agencies in the country. The firm has won several awards over recent months for their marketing, media relations, technical content writing, and lead generation. They announced that they have won or been named a […]

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New Orleans Locals and Visitors Converge with New Online Marketplace

| May 23, 2016 | Comments (0)
New Orleans Locals and Visitors Converge with New Online Marketplace

That Sounds Cool is a New Orleans tourism hub providing off-the-beaten path tours, classes, and experiences in and around the area. Hosts can curate unique experiences throughout the city ranging from crawfish boils to boat tours. Their platform aims to help small businesses and independent contractors get a bigger piece of the tourism pie in New […]

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Week in Review: May 23, 2016

| May 23, 2016 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: May 23, 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: APMT Partners with Tulane, LSU on New $2 Million Project Tulane Receives Excellence in Innovation Award Cloud Identity Summit 2016 Coming to New Orleans Portable Charging Startup MobileQubes Announces Partnership […]

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Tulane Receives Excellence in Innovation Award

| May 20, 2016 | Comments (0)
Tulane Receives Excellence in Innovation Award

Tulane University has received the first ever Excellence in Innovation Award from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. The $100,000 award recognizes the work of the university’s Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking. The Taylor Center encourages students, staff, faculty, and community members to develop innovative solutions to society’s most […]

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Cloud Identity Summit 2016 Coming to New Orleans

| May 19, 2016 | Comments (0)
Cloud Identity Summit 2016 Coming to New Orleans

From June 6-9, identity industry leaders will gather in New Orleans for the 2016 Cloud Identity Summit (CIS). The event brings together enterprise presenters, experts, and more to share insights and synthesize new ideas. Organizers are expecting over 1,000 attendees and are planning to host at least 100 sessions and 42 master classes throughout the […]

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Digital Marketing Agency FSC Interactive Promotes New President

| May 19, 2016 | Comments (0)
Digital Marketing Agency FSC Interactive Promotes New President

New Orleans-based digital marketing agency FSC Interactive has promoted Tallie Merritt, formerly the Director of Search, to President. She has been with the team for the past two years helping increase its online marketing solutions. Merritt graduated from the University of Alabama then transitioned to working at agencies in both Atlanta and Los Angeles prior […]

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