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  • The Idea Village Kicks Off 2015 Entrepreneur Season, Launches New Website

    The Idea Village Kicks Off 2015 Entrepreneur Season, Launches New Website

    | July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The Idea Village has been working for over 10 years to identify, support, and retain entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans. The organization is host to the city’s Entrepreneur Season, which includes workshops, accelerator programs, networking events and cumulates with New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) each spring. The season officially kicked off yesterday (July 28). As The Idea […]

  • Week in Review: Jul 28, 2014

    Week in Review: Jul 28, 2014

    | July 28, 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: 4.0 Schools Now Accepting Applications for 10th Launch Cohort The early-stage education incubator4.0 Schools has just opened applications for their 10th and largestLaunch cohort to date. The Launch program, valued at over $40,000, supports […]

  • Louisiana Economic Development Interviews GE Capital Tech Center CIO Mike De Boer

    Louisiana Economic Development Interviews GE Capital Tech Center CIO Mike De Boer

    | July 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

    This post originally appeared on the Louisiana Economic Development website opportunitylouisiana.com. As chief information officer for the GE Capital Technology Center in New Orleans, 
Mike De Boer has led the company’s establishment of the center since 2012. He oversees all facets of the company’s new 70,000-square-foot Center of IT Excellence located in the city’s Central […]

  • 6 Creative Coworking Spaces

    6 Creative Coworking Spaces

    | July 23, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Being an entrepreneur means creating your own schedule, setting your own priorities, and meeting your own goals. While the lone wolf success stories get all of the attention, behind the scenes oftentimes are communities geared towards letting you do what you do best, and taking care of the logistics, like furniture, coffee and wi-fi. Below […]

  • 4.0 Schools Now Accepting Applications for 10th Launch Cohort

    4.0 Schools Now Accepting Applications for 10th Launch Cohort

    | July 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools has just opened applications for their 10th and largest Launch cohort to date.  The Launch program, valued at over $40,000, supports entrepreneurs to bring new ventures—products, services, or school models—to life in under 60 days. The program is looking for bold, gritty individuals hungry to solve a tough problem in […]

The Idea Village Kicks Off 2015 Entrepreneur Season, Launches New Website

| July 29, 2014 | Comments (0)
The Idea Village Kicks Off 2015 Entrepreneur Season, Launches New Website

The Idea Village has been working for over 10 years to identify, support, and retain entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans. The organization is host to the city’s Entrepreneur Season, which includes workshops, accelerator programs, networking events and cumulates with New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) each spring. The season officially kicked off yesterday (July 28). As The Idea […]

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Propeller’s Social Venture Accelerator Offers Expanded Support to New Orleans Entrepreneurs

| July 28, 2014 | Comments (0)
Propeller’s Social Venture Accelerator Offers Expanded Support to New Orleans Entrepreneurs

Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation is gearing up for its fourth Social Venture Accelerator, a 10-month program that connects early-stage social entrepreneurs with valuable resources and connections to achieve their social impact goals, systemic change and financial sustainability. The deadline to apply has been extended to this Friday, August 1st, 2014. The organization is […]

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Week in Review: Jul 28, 2014

| July 28, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: Jul 28, 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: 4.0 Schools Now Accepting Applications for 10th Launch Cohort The early-stage education incubator4.0 Schools has just opened applications for their 10th and largestLaunch cohort to date. The Launch program, valued at over $40,000, supports […]

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Audiosocket is Fixing a Broken Music Licensing System

| July 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Audiosocket is Fixing a Broken Music Licensing System

Audiosocket is a licensing technology company with roots in New Orleans that wants to provide creative solutions for use on all media. Since 2008, the company has used a MaaS (Music as a Service) technology that provides content creators with a licensing solution that includes search, stream and license generation. Already clocking in with a roster […]

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Louisiana Economic Development Interviews GE Capital Tech Center CIO Mike De Boer

| July 24, 2014 | Comments (0)
Louisiana Economic Development Interviews GE Capital Tech Center CIO Mike De Boer

This post originally appeared on the Louisiana Economic Development website opportunitylouisiana.com. As chief information officer for the GE Capital Technology Center in New Orleans, 
Mike De Boer has led the company’s establishment of the center since 2012. He oversees all facets of the company’s new 70,000-square-foot Center of IT Excellence located in the city’s Central […]

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Bring Your Own Device… But Beware

| July 24, 2014 | Comments (0)
Bring Your Own Device… But Beware

About the authors: Partner Thomas Hubert and associate Joshua Wood are both with the Jones Walker law firm in New Orleans. They are contributors to the recently launched Trade Secret Insider, which chronicles legal insights on trade secrets, non-competes, computer fraud and confidential data theft. This article was originally posted on tradesecretsinsider.com. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Over the last decade, smart phones, laptops, and tablets have […]

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Commercial Printing Company in Covington Wins 2014 Lantern Award

| July 23, 2014 | Comments (0)
Commercial Printing Company in Covington Wins 2014 Lantern Award

Since 1979, Louisiana Economic Development (LED) has been recognizing manufacturing businesses in state with the Lantern Award. Winners exemplify manufacturing excellence as illustrated by the overall contributions to their communities, including investments in employment growth and facility expansion. The 2014 Lantern Award was given to winners from eight regions across Louisiana, including the Covington-based company […]

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6 Creative Coworking Spaces

| July 23, 2014 | Comments (0)
6 Creative Coworking Spaces

Being an entrepreneur means creating your own schedule, setting your own priorities, and meeting your own goals. While the lone wolf success stories get all of the attention, behind the scenes oftentimes are communities geared towards letting you do what you do best, and taking care of the logistics, like furniture, coffee and wi-fi. Below […]

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4.0 Schools Now Accepting Applications for 10th Launch Cohort

| July 22, 2014 | Comments (0)
4.0 Schools Now Accepting Applications for 10th Launch Cohort

The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools has just opened applications for their 10th and largest Launch cohort to date.  The Launch program, valued at over $40,000, supports entrepreneurs to bring new ventures—products, services, or school models—to life in under 60 days. The program is looking for bold, gritty individuals hungry to solve a tough problem in […]

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Millennial Awards to Honor Dynamic Young Professionals in New Orleans

| July 22, 2014 | Comments (0)
Millennial Awards to Honor Dynamic Young Professionals in New Orleans

The Millennial Awards, part of the Social Renaissance series, is seeking nominations for the second annual event that will take place on July 26th from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM at the Civic Theater. The ceremony will honor millennials in more than 20 different categories, including Business, Law, Finance, Healthcare, Culinary Arts and Changemaker. All nominations […]

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