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  • TOPXIGHT LA Tech Incubator Launches in New Orleans

    TOPXIGHT LA Tech Incubator Launches in New Orleans

    | July 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

    In February, the New York-based Valmiki Capital Management announced its subsidiary, Valmiki 504, had launched in New Orleans and would be run by Peggy A. Babin, a former associate dean at the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane. Valmiki 504 is now working on a new joint venture with TOPXIGHT LABS, a technology […]

  • Inaugural WordCamp Workshop for WordPress Users Comes to New Orleans

    Inaugural WordCamp Workshop for WordPress Users Comes to New Orleans

    | July 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

    Workshops for WordPress users, called WordCamps, have been held around the world for the last decade. The first Louisiana event of its kind, WordCamp NOLA, will take place on August 13 at Tulane’s Lavin-Bernick Center. The workshop features two tracks, one for developers, designers, and businesses, and the other for bloggers, publishers, and the community. […]

  • Should You Join a Business Incubator?

    Should You Join a Business Incubator?

    | July 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

    This post by John Nettles originally appeared on the Louisiana Technology Park blog. Business incubators are more than just office space. If you move your start-up into one without first doing your research, you may regret your decision. It’s important to understand that incubators want to do more than simply “store” entrepreneurs; they seek to […]

  • Week in Review: July 25, 2016

    Week in Review: July 25, 2016

    | July 25, 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: What’s Next for The Idea Village? Startup zlien Raises $5 Million for Construction Lien Management Platform PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is […]

  • What’s Next for The Idea Village?

    What’s Next for The Idea Village?

    | July 22, 2016 | Comments (0)

    If you follow entrepreneurship in the New Orleans area there is no doubt you have heard of The Idea Village, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining the local entrepreneurial movement. The organization kicked off its annual Entrepreneur Season on July 1, which will culminate March 19–24, 2017, with the 9th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week […]

TOPXIGHT LA Tech Incubator Launches in New Orleans

| July 27, 2016 | Comments (0)
TOPXIGHT LA Tech Incubator Launches in New Orleans

In February, the New York-based Valmiki Capital Management announced its subsidiary, Valmiki 504, had launched in New Orleans and would be run by Peggy A. Babin, a former associate dean at the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane. Valmiki 504 is now working on a new joint venture with TOPXIGHT LABS, a technology […]

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National Science Foundation Grants UNO Professor $157,000 to Study Narrative Intelligence

| July 26, 2016 | Comments (0)
National Science Foundation Grants UNO Professor $157,000 to Study Narrative Intelligence

A University of New Orleans (UNO) professor, Stephen G. Ware, has received a $157,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) program. Ware teaches classes at the university on artificial intelligence and game development, including focused studies on interactive narrative, planning and digital games. The one-year grant will allow Ware […]

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Inaugural WordCamp Workshop for WordPress Users Comes to New Orleans

| July 26, 2016 | Comments (0)
Inaugural WordCamp Workshop for WordPress Users Comes to New Orleans

Workshops for WordPress users, called WordCamps, have been held around the world for the last decade. The first Louisiana event of its kind, WordCamp NOLA, will take place on August 13 at Tulane’s Lavin-Bernick Center. The workshop features two tracks, one for developers, designers, and businesses, and the other for bloggers, publishers, and the community. […]

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Should You Join a Business Incubator?

| July 25, 2016 | Comments (0)
Should You Join a Business Incubator?

This post by John Nettles originally appeared on the Louisiana Technology Park blog. Business incubators are more than just office space. If you move your start-up into one without first doing your research, you may regret your decision. It’s important to understand that incubators want to do more than simply “store” entrepreneurs; they seek to […]

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Week in Review: July 25, 2016

| July 25, 2016 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: July 25, 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: What’s Next for The Idea Village? Startup zlien Raises $5 Million for Construction Lien Management Platform PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is […]

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What’s Next for The Idea Village?

| July 22, 2016 | Comments (0)
What’s Next for The Idea Village?

If you follow entrepreneurship in the New Orleans area there is no doubt you have heard of The Idea Village, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining the local entrepreneurial movement. The organization kicked off its annual Entrepreneur Season on July 1, which will culminate March 19–24, 2017, with the 9th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week […]

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Puryear IT Seeks Creative New Domain Name Through Online Contest

| July 22, 2016 | Comments (0)
Puryear IT Seeks Creative New Domain Name Through Online Contest

Puryear IT is a Baton Rouge-based company offering IT support and consulting to businesses throughout Louisiana. After 10 years in business, they are seeking a new domain name and hoping to do so through an online domain contest. The domain contest winner will receive dinner for two and a $1,000 charity donation. Submissions are due […]

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PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition

| July 21, 2016 | Comments (0)
PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition

PitchBR, a leading pitch competition in Baton Rouge, is back, this time with a focus on food innovation. PitchBR: Food Innovation Edition will take place July 28 at the Kean Miller Conference Center. The event offers a chance for participating entrepreneurs to win a cash prize from Innovation Catalyst, a Baton Rouge-based venue organization. PitchBR […]

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Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is Worth It

| July 21, 2016 | Comments (0)
Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is Worth It

This post by Colin Scott originally appeared on the Revelry blog. There’s a prevailing hype – and a resulting hate – in online forums and tech articles directed at programming bootcamps and code schools. When I read one of these articles, it seems there’s an idea that people emerge from code school totally prepared to do anything. When considering […]

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All About You: Marie Powell

| July 20, 2016 | Comments (2)
All About You: Marie Powell

Baton Rouge-based entrepreneur Marie Powell has lived in Louisiana on and off for 20 years. She was born in state, but even after moving away twice, family, culture and her southern roots brought her back each time. Powell launched BREW Agency in January 2010 to build strong brands for startups to established businesses. The agency focuses on branding, interactive, design […]

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