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  • Be Well Nutrition Raises $1 Million for ICONIC PROTEIN Drink

    Be Well Nutrition Raises $1 Million for ICONIC PROTEIN Drink

    | June 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

    Be Well Nutrition, makers of the lifestyle beverage ICONIC PROTEIN, has recently announced a $1 million capital raise that will be used to expand the drink line’s presence in retail, marketing, and funding inventory. The startup is based in New Orleans but reaches beyond the Big Easy into retail locations throughout Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, and […]

  • Insider Tips that SEO Agencies Don’t Want You to Know

    Insider Tips that SEO Agencies Don’t Want You to Know

    | June 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

    By Nicole Murdocca, SEO & Digital Advertising Aficionado at AR|PR. Who doesn’t want to be #1? When it comes to ranking, every business wants to be placed at the top, whether it is their product, talent, sales or… organic search rankings. One critical step on a business’s path to marketing success involves its website ranking by […]

  • Virtual Reality Company R&D Design Partners with Running of the Bulls

    Virtual Reality Company R&D Design Partners with Running of the Bulls

    | June 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

    San Fermin in Nueva Orleans, also known as Running of the Bulls New Orleans, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a modern twist. The festival has partnered with New Orleans-based virtual reality company R&D Design to provide 360 degree video footage. The festival pays homage to the world famous Encierro–bull run– in Pamplona, Spain, […]

  • Revolution Growth Announces $525 Million Fund

    Revolution Growth Announces $525 Million Fund

    | June 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

    Not only is AOL co-founder Steve Case well known for his own entrepreneurial ventures, he also supports other startup founders across the country through Revolution Growth, an investment firm funding disruptive companies that will change the world. The firm has announced its latest fund, the $525 million “Revolution Growth III” investment fund. The new fund […]

  • Best Buy’s Geek Squad Partners with New Orleans School

    Best Buy’s Geek Squad Partners with New Orleans School

    | June 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

    A decade ago, consumer electronic company Best Buy created its Geek Squad Academy (GSA), a program designed to help underserved youth gain access to technology skills. “Despite all the incredible advances in technology, youth from underserved communities and lower-income families often lack access to technology tools and training,” explains GSA. GSA recently partnered with Alice […]

Canal Street Beat Welcomes Entrepreneurs at Real Estate Showcase

| June 30, 2016 | Comments (0)
Canal Street Beat Welcomes Entrepreneurs at Real Estate Showcase

Canal Street Beat is partnering with development firm MK RED for the first event in a monthly series designed to showcase new developments and interesting properties in New Orleans. Canal Street Beat’s first Property Showcase will take place at 3200 Chartres Street, the future home of 32HUNDRED, a 16-unit luxury development in the Bywater located at […]

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Be Well Nutrition Raises $1 Million for ICONIC PROTEIN Drink

| June 29, 2016 | Comments (0)
Be Well Nutrition Raises $1 Million for ICONIC PROTEIN Drink

Be Well Nutrition, makers of the lifestyle beverage ICONIC PROTEIN, has recently announced a $1 million capital raise that will be used to expand the drink line’s presence in retail, marketing, and funding inventory. The startup is based in New Orleans but reaches beyond the Big Easy into retail locations throughout Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, and […]

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Insider Tips that SEO Agencies Don’t Want You to Know

| June 29, 2016 | Comments (0)
Insider Tips that SEO Agencies Don’t Want You to Know

By Nicole Murdocca, SEO & Digital Advertising Aficionado at AR|PR. Who doesn’t want to be #1? When it comes to ranking, every business wants to be placed at the top, whether it is their product, talent, sales or… organic search rankings. One critical step on a business’s path to marketing success involves its website ranking by […]

Read More

Virtual Reality Company R&D Design Partners with Running of the Bulls

| June 28, 2016 | Comments (0)
Virtual Reality Company R&D Design Partners with Running of the Bulls

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans, also known as Running of the Bulls New Orleans, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a modern twist. The festival has partnered with New Orleans-based virtual reality company R&D Design to provide 360 degree video footage. The festival pays homage to the world famous Encierro–bull run– in Pamplona, Spain, […]

Read More

Revolution Growth Announces $525 Million Fund

| June 28, 2016 | Comments (0)
Revolution Growth Announces $525 Million Fund

Not only is AOL co-founder Steve Case well known for his own entrepreneurial ventures, he also supports other startup founders across the country through Revolution Growth, an investment firm funding disruptive companies that will change the world. The firm has announced its latest fund, the $525 million “Revolution Growth III” investment fund. The new fund […]

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Best Buy’s Geek Squad Partners with New Orleans School

| June 27, 2016 | Comments (0)
Best Buy’s Geek Squad Partners with New Orleans School

A decade ago, consumer electronic company Best Buy created its Geek Squad Academy (GSA), a program designed to help underserved youth gain access to technology skills. “Despite all the incredible advances in technology, youth from underserved communities and lower-income families often lack access to technology tools and training,” explains GSA. GSA recently partnered with Alice […]

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Third Annual NOLATech Week Scheduled for October

| June 27, 2016 | Comments (0)
Third Annual NOLATech Week Scheduled for October

Dates have been announced for the third annual NOLATech Week, the largest technology conference in the south. The event, which is focused on promoting technology throughout the city, will be held from October 10-15, 2016. Last year’s conference welcomed over 3,500 attendees from around the world, bringing together the art, food, music, urban development, environmental, […]

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Week in Review: June 27, 2016

| June 27, 2016 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: June 27, 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: 15 Social Ventures Graduate from the Propeller Growth Accelerator White House Recognizes ‘Champions of Change’ Learn Data Modeling for API and Database Design at Upcoming Workshop Global Hospitality Industry Tech […]

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15 Social Ventures Graduate from the Propeller Growth Accelerator

| June 24, 2016 | Comments (0)
15 Social Ventures Graduate from the Propeller Growth Accelerator

Propeller is a social innovation incubator dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs in New Orleans tackle issues in areas such as water, education, health, and food. The organization has announced the graduation of 15 ventures from its inaugural Growth Accelerator program. The Growth Accelerator is a three-month program designed to grow established New Orleans ventures with scalable […]

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Acquisitions Round-Up: Entrepreneurial Takeaways on LinkedIn, CenturyLink, Yahoo

| June 23, 2016 | Comments (0)
Acquisitions Round-Up: Entrepreneurial Takeaways on LinkedIn, CenturyLink, Yahoo

By John Nettles via Louisiana Technology Park. June 2016 is barely halfway done, and it’s been a crazy month for acquisitions. Not the least of which, of course, is the $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. Even if you’re a small start-up, knowing what’s going on in the upper echelons of business may give […]

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