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VC-Backed Specialty Coffee Brand Revelator Plans to Invest in Southeast, Opening NOLA Shop This Spring

| April 17, 2014 | Comments (0)
VC-Backed Specialty Coffee Brand Revelator Plans to Invest in Southeast, Opening NOLA Shop This Spring

New Orleans will soon be home to a brand new specialty coffee shop Revelator Coffee. “We want to bring what’s happening in other parts of the country down here, but in a way that’s appropriate,” said Founder Josh Owen. Besides a heavy focus on the product, Revelator strives to have an open, inclusive and welcoming […]

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Hackathon to Tackle Open Source Projects Raises Excitement in New Orleans Technology Community

| April 17, 2014 | Comments (0)
Hackathon to Tackle Open Source Projects Raises Excitement in New Orleans Technology Community

The New Orleans Open Source Hackathon (Open Source NOLA), as with all hackathons, is calling for developers, designers, technical writers, even open source fans for the event scheduled May 9th through 10th, 2014 at Launch Pad, information that Open Source NOLA founder Bryan Joseph was excited to recently announce. Joseph recognizes the many open source […]

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NolaCon Joins New Orleans Information Security Conference Circuit

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)
NolaCon Joins New Orleans Information Security Conference Circuit

A new Information Security and hacker conference, NolaCon, has been announced, adding to the popular conference circuit in New Orleans. The event expects to gather hundreds of Information Security professionals and enthusiasts from around the globe in one place. Conference founder Rob Anderson has over 20 years experience in the Information Security world. As a […]

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Get Excited: BSides NOLA is Back in Town Next Month!

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)
Get Excited: BSides NOLA is Back in Town Next Month!

We’re getting excited about the rapidly approaching 2nd Annual BSidesNOLA conference, and we wanted to make sure that you heard about it. BSidesNOLA is a local one day conference focused on computer security and digital forensics. It is structured so that the morning will start with a keynote and the day will then split into […]

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The Craft Beer Revolution: Why Top Brewers Have More in Common Than Just Beer

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)
The Craft Beer Revolution: Why Top Brewers Have More in Common Than Just Beer

As part of The Brooklyn Brewery Mash, the country’s largest traveling food and arts festival, the brewery’s co-founder Steve Hindy will visit 11 cities in addition to stopping by the city that is fully embracing the craft brewing movement, New Orleans. Alongside Kirk Coco, CEO of New Orleans Lager and Ale Brewing Co., and David […]

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Tulane Startups Win Top Prizes at 14th Annual Business Model Competition

| April 15, 2014 | Comments (0)
Tulane Startups Win Top Prizes at 14th Annual Business Model Competition

The culmination of the now regional Tulane Business Model Competition hosted finalists InVision Biomedical, Tympanogen and Million Dollar Scholar, all vying for the grand prize of $25,000 and an opportunity to enter the International Business Model Competition as a semi finalist. The newly redesigned competition, now in its fourteenth year, was about rewarding teams for […]

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French Quarter Fest Main Stage Highlights New Orleans Growing Technology Sector

| April 15, 2014 | Comments (0)
French Quarter Fest Main Stage Highlights New Orleans Growing Technology Sector

The annual French Quarter Festival attracted more than 700,000 attendees for a record-breaking year. The celebration of food, music and people culminates each spring with a weekend-long extravaganza. Attendance peaked on Saturday with a single-day record of 303,000, which is due in part to the weather along with the hundreds of organizations who support the […]

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CPXi, a Digital Ad Company with Offices in New Orleans, Raises $30 Million

| April 15, 2014 | Comments (0)
CPXi, a Digital Ad Company with Offices in New Orleans, Raises $30 Million

Global digital media holding company CPXi announced that it has closed a $30 million funding round, said to be a mix of debt and equity, from the Business Development Corporation of America. Prior to the recent news, CPXi had raised no outside capital since launching in 2000. Back in June 2013, CPXi announced it would […]

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Shreveport to Host ‘Most Amazing Entrepreneurial Competition on the Planet’

| April 14, 2014 | Comments (0)
Shreveport to Host ‘Most Amazing Entrepreneurial Competition on the Planet’

From the makers of the Louisiana Film Prize comes the first Louisiana Startup Prize, a project that will combine entrepreneurial education with the intensity of a competition. Gregory Kallenberg has teamed with John Grindley from Cohab Shreveport to announce the competition that will help develop better entrepreneurs, connect them with investors and help create an […]

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Week in Review: April 14, 2014

| April 14, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: April 14, 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: Recap: 2014 Tulane Business Model Competition Final Round Pitches Last Friday (April 11) Tulane Entrepreneurs Association (TEA) hosted the final round of the completely redesigned Business Model Competition, formerly the Business Plan […]

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