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  • Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

    Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

    | October 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Successful entrepreneurs don’t just identify a problem, they also act on the untameable desire to solve it. Such is the case with Chris Stuckey, who studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in college, and found himself frustrated with the inaccessibility of information when designing and building boats. There had to be an easier way, he […]

  • Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

    Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

    | October 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

    We’re excited to announce the nominations are now open for the 2014 Silicon Bayou 100, a list of 100 people who have done the coolest stuff in Louisiana entrepreneurship and tech and have most influenced Louisiana’s startup, entrepreneurial, tech, and digital communities this year. This is the fourth year Silicon Bayou News is publishing the list. […]

  • Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

    Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

    | October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools has seen dozens of talented entrepreneurs come and go during the Launch Program, held regularly in New Orleans. Earlier today, the organization announced that nine new companies will be heading to the Big Easy (three companies are already located in New Orleans) for the 10th Cohort that attracts startups who want to change the […]

  • Week in Review: October 20, 2014

    Week in Review: October 20, 2014

    | October 20, 2014 | 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: That’s a Wrap for 2nd Annual NOLATech Week Tulane Doctor is Developing a Faster and Safer Test for Ebola Silicon Bayou Law Firm Expands to Silicon Valley New Orleans Companies […]

  • New Orleans Companies Team Up for New Kickstarter Initiative

    New Orleans Companies Team Up for New Kickstarter Initiative

    | October 16, 2014 | Comments (1)

    Four New Orleans companies that are known for their involvement in the growing entrepreneurial community have announced a brand new initiative with Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform that attracts international projects. 4.0 Schools, The Idea Village, Launch Pad and Propeller have teamed up for a program designed to get the local community on the platform called […]

Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

| October 22, 2014 | Comments (0)
Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

Successful entrepreneurs don’t just identify a problem, they also act on the untameable desire to solve it. Such is the case with Chris Stuckey, who studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in college, and found himself frustrated with the inaccessibility of information when designing and building boats. There had to be an easier way, he […]

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American Public Health Association to Host Codeathon in New Orleans This November

| October 22, 2014 | Comments (0)
American Public Health Association to Host Codeathon in New Orleans This November

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is one of the most comprehensive network of public health individuals in the world. The organization is on a mission to improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status. With that mission in mind, APHA is coming to New Orleans to host a codeathon in […]

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Tulane’s Changemaker Institute Partners with 52Businesses to Revitalize Program

| October 21, 2014 | Comments (1)
Tulane’s Changemaker Institute Partners with 52Businesses to Revitalize Program

Changemaker Institute is the social venture incubator at Tulane University that matches student’s social ventures with experts in the New Orleans community. The Institute recently went through the 52Businesses bootcamp, a New Orleans accelerator, to help focus on “change” and revamp the organization. According to a release from Tulane, leaders of the Institute worked to […]

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Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

| October 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

We’re excited to announce the nominations are now open for the 2014 Silicon Bayou 100, a list of 100 people who have done the coolest stuff in Louisiana entrepreneurship and tech and have most influenced Louisiana’s startup, entrepreneurial, tech, and digital communities this year. This is the fourth year Silicon Bayou News is publishing the list. […]

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Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools has seen dozens of talented entrepreneurs come and go during the Launch Program, held regularly in New Orleans. Earlier today, the organization announced that nine new companies will be heading to the Big Easy (three companies are already located in New Orleans) for the 10th Cohort that attracts startups who want to change the […]

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LSU Re-LIFT2 Fund Launches Following $250,000 Approval

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
LSU Re-LIFT2 Fund Launches Following $250,000 Approval

The Research Park Corporation, located in Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, has just announced a $250,000 approval to launch the LSU Re-LIFT2 program. The program, launched in partnership with the LSU Research and Technology Foundation, will compliment the existing LIFT2 Fund. The newest fund will assist promising applications that did not qualify or received […]

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Week in Review: October 20, 2014

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: October 20, 2014

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: That’s a Wrap for 2nd Annual NOLATech Week Tulane Doctor is Developing a Faster and Safer Test for Ebola Silicon Bayou Law Firm Expands to Silicon Valley New Orleans Companies […]

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Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 6: Which Is Best for Entrepreneurs?

| October 17, 2014 | Comments (0)
Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 6: Which Is Best for Entrepreneurs?

We can all agree that few people are without a smartphone or effected by its use on a day to day basis. Pew Research reports that 56 percent of American adults are smartphone owners, and IDC notes that smartphone shipments topped one billion units worldwide. But, in a sea of devices and gadgets, which one […]

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Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week Announces Business Keynote Gerry O’Brion

| October 17, 2014 | Comments (2)
Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week Announces Business Keynote Gerry O’Brion

Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week (BREW) is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that takes place in Louisiana’s capital city, held in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week. This year organizers are excited to announce that keynote presentation and workshop by business growth leader Gerry O’Brion has been added to the schedule. What Big Brands Know: Simple, Powerful […]

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New Orleans Companies Team Up for New Kickstarter Initiative

| October 16, 2014 | Comments (1)
New Orleans Companies Team Up for New Kickstarter Initiative

Four New Orleans companies that are known for their involvement in the growing entrepreneurial community have announced a brand new initiative with Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform that attracts international projects. 4.0 Schools, The Idea Village, Launch Pad and Propeller have teamed up for a program designed to get the local community on the platform called […]

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