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  • 8 Startups Will Compete for Cash at Education Pitch Night During NOEW

    8 Startups Will Compete for Cash at Education Pitch Night During NOEW

    | March 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

    The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools is responsible for making New Orleans the first truly entrepreneurial education ecosystem. The nonprofit offers a platform for teachers, technologists and entrepreneurs to create bold solutions and ventures– often tech-related– for the real problems in schools. 4.0 Schools is host of the annual Education Pitch, now an essential part […]

  • Louisiana Technology Park Adds 2 Startups to Business Incubator Program

    Louisiana Technology Park Adds 2 Startups to Business Incubator Program

    | March 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Baton Rouge is home to a successful business incubator and office facility, the Louisiana Technology Park. The Park provides high-tech startups with resources to bring their products and services to market faster and more effectively. Earlier this week, following a meeting with the Admissions Committee, LA Tech Park announced that two new companies will be […]

  • Agenda Released for Water Challenge Day During New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

    Agenda Released for Water Challenge Day During New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

    | March 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

    The Water Challenge initiative is a collaboration between Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, The Idea Village and the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) that aims to identify and support entrepreneurial solutions that apply innovative approaches to how we live with water. Each year during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week one day is designated as Water […]

  • Pitch Your Plan to Get New Orleans Healthier at PitchNOLA: Living Well

    Pitch Your Plan to Get New Orleans Healthier at PitchNOLA: Living Well

    | February 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Louisiana ​is ranked 48th out of 50 state in terms of health, including among the worst in the nation when it comes to obesity, infant mortality, HIV and the number of uninsured. Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation is now accepting applications for PitchNOLA: Living Well, which will award $10,000 in total start-up funding for […]

  • Registration for 7th Annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week is Live

    Registration for 7th Annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week is Live

    | February 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

    New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) is the annual festival celebrating entrepreneurship, innovation, and advanced thinking. The 7th annual event will take place on Fulton Street in downtown New Orleans from March 20-27, 2015. Producers of the event, The Idea Village, launched registration and the expanded schedule on February 23rd at NOEW.org. In partnership with the […]

8 Startups Will Compete for Cash at Education Pitch Night During NOEW

| March 4, 2015 | Comments (0)
8 Startups Will Compete for Cash at Education Pitch Night During NOEW

The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools is responsible for making New Orleans the first truly entrepreneurial education ecosystem. The nonprofit offers a platform for teachers, technologists and entrepreneurs to create bold solutions and ventures– often tech-related– for the real problems in schools. 4.0 Schools is host of the annual Education Pitch, now an essential part […]

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Louisiana Technology Park Adds 2 Startups to Business Incubator Program

| March 4, 2015 | Comments (0)
Louisiana Technology Park Adds 2 Startups to Business Incubator Program

Baton Rouge is home to a successful business incubator and office facility, the Louisiana Technology Park. The Park provides high-tech startups with resources to bring their products and services to market faster and more effectively. Earlier this week, following a meeting with the Admissions Committee, LA Tech Park announced that two new companies will be […]

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Meet “Demo Diva” Simone Bruni at Next American Business Women’s Association Luncheon

| March 3, 2015 | Comments (0)
Meet “Demo Diva” Simone Bruni at Next American Business Women’s Association Luncheon

The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) in New Orleans was non-existant for almost a decade following Hurricane Katrina. After nine years, the organization announced it would be celebrating the chartering of a New Orleans Chapter called the ABWA Crescent City Connections Express Network. On March 12th, ABWA will welcome “Demo Diva” Simone Bruni as the […]

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The 5 Apps a New Orleans Tech Company Founder Can’t Live Without

| March 3, 2015 | Comments (0)
The 5 Apps a New Orleans Tech Company Founder Can't Live Without

This post by Blackstone Content Correspondent Summer Suleiman originally appeared on ideavillage.org. Monday marked the launch of the NOEW website, and the countdown has officially begun at #IDEAinsider. We are getting ready for our biggest NOEW yet! If you haven’t already seen the lineup, you can check it out here. With a jam-packed schedule of events, we want […]

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Agenda Released for Water Challenge Day During New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

| March 3, 2015 | Comments (0)
Agenda Released for Water Challenge Day During New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

The Water Challenge initiative is a collaboration between Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, The Idea Village and the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) that aims to identify and support entrepreneurial solutions that apply innovative approaches to how we live with water. Each year during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week one day is designated as Water […]

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Top 5 Tips for Startup LLCs

| March 2, 2015 | Comments (0)
Top 5 Tips for Startup LLCs

By Mark Graffagnini, President, Graffagnini, L.C. Mark is an attorney who represents investors and companies in financing transactions, general corporate matters, M&A deals and public offerings and securities reporting. This post originally appeared on graffagninilaw.com. If you are an entrepreneur who will be seeking venture or angel capital, you should know that most people, including […]

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Week in Review: March 2, 2015

| March 2, 2015 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: March 2, 2015

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: Tulane Spin-Out Company Prepares for Product Distribution Deal with Thomson Reuters GreenStar Roofing Company is Offsetting Millions of Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide in Louisiana Pitch Your Plan to Get […]

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Pitch Your Plan to Get New Orleans Healthier at PitchNOLA: Living Well

| February 27, 2015 | Comments (0)
Pitch Your Plan to Get New Orleans Healthier at PitchNOLA: Living Well

Louisiana ​is ranked 48th out of 50 state in terms of health, including among the worst in the nation when it comes to obesity, infant mortality, HIV and the number of uninsured. Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation is now accepting applications for PitchNOLA: Living Well, which will award $10,000 in total start-up funding for […]

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UK Trade & Investment to Host ‘Britain Open for Business Breakfast’ in New Orleans

| February 27, 2015 | Comments (0)
UK Trade & Investment to Host ‘Britain Open for Business Breakfast’ in New Orleans

The British government’s international business development agency is looking to show New Orleans businesses what their country has to offer. UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is hosting the ‘Britain Open for Business Breakfast’ to target innovative US companies interested in expanding their market share. UKTI encourages and supports overseas companies to look at the UK […]

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$10,000 Up for Grabs at Get Started NOLA Pitch Competition during NOEW

| February 26, 2015 | Comments (0)
$10,000 Up for Grabs at Get Started NOLA Pitch Competition during NOEW

Inc. Magazine and Cox Business invite New Orleans area startups to pitch inspiring business plans at Get Started NOLA, a brand new competition hosted during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. Five finalists will be chosen to pitch for feedback from a panel of judges including: Kris Frieswick, senior editor at Inc.com; Lauren Thom, founder and CEO […]

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