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  • Model Based Engineering Startup Announces Integrated Approach to Cybersecurity

    Model Based Engineering Startup Announces Integrated Approach to Cybersecurity

    | July 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

    nMeta is a new model based engineering startup out of New Orleans that provides research, services and solutions for architecture driven transformation, enterprise architecture, business re-engineering, cyber security, national defense and legacy modernization. Founders Christopher Galliano and Kent Laursen met while working at Scientific Research Corporation. After a series of discussions between the two, nMeta […]

  • Operation Spark Partners with San Francisco Code School Hack Reactor

    Operation Spark Partners with San Francisco Code School Hack Reactor

    | July 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Operation Spark is a New Orleans-based nonprofit that teaches at-risk youth computer software skills. The organization has partnered with a premiere code school out of San Francisco, Hack Reactor, which offers students a computer science degree for the 21st century. The partnership will offer an education model that will help increase technical talent in New […]

  • Propeller Expands Water Challenge with Funding From Greater New Orleans Foundation

    Propeller Expands Water Challenge with Funding From Greater New Orleans Foundation

    | June 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation has announced they will be expanding their Water Challenge going into its sixth year. The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) has granted Propeller $170,360, which will go toward the launch of the upcoming challenge this fall. “Year after year, we invest in the Water Challenge because we see the […]

  • Second PowerMoves.NOLA to Host More Than 50 Minority Owned Tech Companies

    Second PowerMoves.NOLA to Host More Than 50 Minority Owned Tech Companies

    | June 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    July 2014 marked the first PowerMoves.NOLA, an initiative about creating power and opportunity through entrepreneurship in New Orleans. The goal was to increase the number of high-growth, minority-owned businesses through connecting entrepreneurs to mentors, financing and technical assistance both locally and nationally. The initiative is back again this week (July 2nd and 3rd) in conjunction […]

  • Week in Review: June 29, 2015

    Week in Review: June 29, 2015

    | June 29, 2015 | 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: Delgado to Host STEM Summer Program New Orleans Business Alliance Names New President and CEO Payroll Services Company Netchex Announces New Headquarters in Mandeville Platform to Visually Track Entrepreneurial Success […]

Gatorworks Founder and President Buys Out Business Partner

| July 2, 2015 | Comments (0)
Gatorworks Founder and President Buys Out Business Partner

After nine years in business, Gatorworks founder and President, Brian Rodriguez, has bought out his business partner Charlie Davis. Baton Rouge-based Gatorworks is a full-service interactive agency that develops practical and visually appealing websites for top clients and big companies. They provides strategic branding, web, and inbound marketing services to a range of industries. Rodriguez […]

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Model Based Engineering Startup Announces Integrated Approach to Cybersecurity

| July 1, 2015 | Comments (0)
Model Based Engineering Startup Announces Integrated Approach to Cybersecurity

nMeta is a new model based engineering startup out of New Orleans that provides research, services and solutions for architecture driven transformation, enterprise architecture, business re-engineering, cyber security, national defense and legacy modernization. Founders Christopher Galliano and Kent Laursen met while working at Scientific Research Corporation. After a series of discussions between the two, nMeta […]

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Operation Spark Partners with San Francisco Code School Hack Reactor

| July 1, 2015 | Comments (0)
Operation Spark Partners with San Francisco Code School Hack Reactor

Operation Spark is a New Orleans-based nonprofit that teaches at-risk youth computer software skills. The organization has partnered with a premiere code school out of San Francisco, Hack Reactor, which offers students a computer science degree for the 21st century. The partnership will offer an education model that will help increase technical talent in New […]

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AT&T Digital Life Has Expanded to New Orleans and Baton Rouge

| July 1, 2015 | Comments (0)
AT&T Digital Life Has Expanded to New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Digital Life, the home security and automation system from AT&T, has expanded into New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The Digital Life product has unique water detection and water control packages that can detect water leaks and shut water off at the source, which is important to many in Louisiana. Security systems, lights, door locks, cameras […]

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Propeller Expands Water Challenge with Funding From Greater New Orleans Foundation

| June 30, 2015 | Comments (0)
Propeller Expands Water Challenge with Funding From Greater New Orleans Foundation

Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation has announced they will be expanding their Water Challenge going into its sixth year. The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) has granted Propeller $170,360, which will go toward the launch of the upcoming challenge this fall. “Year after year, we invest in the Water Challenge because we see the […]

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QuickSolar is Offering Its Solar Estimation Tool Free to Louisiana Homeowners

| June 30, 2015 | Comments (0)
QuickSolar is Offering Its Solar Estimation Tool Free to Louisiana Homeowners

QuickSolar is a solar technology company that wants to make it easy for Louisiana homeowners to go solar. Potential customers now have the option to view free, online demos for those interested in solar energy through the state, including whether or not you qualify under new state solar tax credit program. The company’s web-based software […]

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Second PowerMoves.NOLA to Host More Than 50 Minority Owned Tech Companies

| June 29, 2015 | Comments (0)
Second PowerMoves.NOLA to Host More Than 50 Minority Owned Tech Companies

July 2014 marked the first PowerMoves.NOLA, an initiative about creating power and opportunity through entrepreneurship in New Orleans. The goal was to increase the number of high-growth, minority-owned businesses through connecting entrepreneurs to mentors, financing and technical assistance both locally and nationally. The initiative is back again this week (July 2nd and 3rd) in conjunction […]

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Week in Review: June 29, 2015

| June 29, 2015 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: June 29, 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: Delgado to Host STEM Summer Program New Orleans Business Alliance Names New President and CEO Payroll Services Company Netchex Announces New Headquarters in Mandeville Platform to Visually Track Entrepreneurial Success […]

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Delgado to Host STEM Summer Program

| June 26, 2015 | Comments (1)
Delgado to Host STEM Summer Program

Delgado Community College will host its second summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program through its Division of Mathematics and Science. The sessions are designed to promote interest in the sciences for high school students. The program provides students with access to innovative theories and techniques found in modern science laboratories. The in depth […]

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New Orleans Entrepreneur is Providing On-Demand Picnics to the Public

| June 25, 2015 | Comments (1)
New Orleans Entrepreneur is Providing On-Demand Picnics to the Public

  The first picnic startup in New Orleans, Merienda, which means picnic, is officially launching just in time for summer. The startup offers curated baskets at a number of price points as well as a concierge service. The company did a soft launch last October following a strong response to a survey sent out months […]

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