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  • Week in Review: September 2, 2014

    Week in Review: September 2, 2014

    | September 2, 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: Launch Pad To Open Entrepreneurial Hub & Fresh Food Market at St. Roch After nine years of vacancy, a 3.5 million dollar restoration, and countless public meetings, the St. Roch […]

  • UNO Professor Roussev Receives $300K Grant to Train Students in Cybersecurity

    UNO Professor Roussev Receives $300K Grant to Train Students in Cybersecurity

    | August 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

    An associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Orleans (UNO), Vassil Roussev, has received a two-year, $300,000 grant to offer students cutting-edge training in the field of cybersecurity. The grant, provided by the National Science Foundation, will allow the university to provide a self-contained cybersecuriy lab. UNO says students […]

  • Enviro-Tech Systems Plans New 10,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility in Covington

    Enviro-Tech Systems Plans New 10,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility in Covington

    | August 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Enviro-Tech Systems (ETS), a full-service process water treatment manufacturer in Covington, will soon be expanding to a brand new facility to better serve the offshore drilling industry. The nonprofit organization responsible for retaining and attracting business and employment opportunities in the region, the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation (STEDF), has released details of the new facility, […]

  • Education Startup mSchool Releases Personalized Learning Guide for Math

    Education Startup mSchool Releases Personalized Learning Guide for Math

    | August 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The New Orleans-based startup mSchool has recently launched a platform to provide school leaders and teachers with a simple, reliable way to launch blended learning pilots for students. mSchool.Today guides students through math from a 3rd grade level all the way through algebra. Content that is typically learned in six months can now be learned […]

  • Fall is Coming: 10 Things Startups Should Be Doing Now

    Fall is Coming: 10 Things Startups Should Be Doing Now

    | August 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

    This post was originally published on Medium. Just when the summer starts to cool off, the startup hustle heats up. This fall will be boiling and it’s going to fly by. Get your shit together or you will lose. There are metric fucktons of startups launching. Deals are going to be closing left and right […]

Louisiana Online: How Can Local Businesses Make the Most of the Internet?

| September 2, 2014 | Comments (0)
Louisiana Online: How Can Local Businesses Make the Most of the Internet?

Getting on the internet is often seen as something for big businesses and those that want to trade across a large area, but the reality is that local businesses can benefit from it too. It doesn’t require a great deal of investment and it can be a very effective form of marketing. So what do […]

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Week in Review: September 2, 2014

| September 2, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: September 2, 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: Launch Pad To Open Entrepreneurial Hub & Fresh Food Market at St. Roch After nine years of vacancy, a 3.5 million dollar restoration, and countless public meetings, the St. Roch […]

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Louisiana Legislature Passes Employee “Password Protection Law”

| August 28, 2014 | Comments (0)
Louisiana Legislature Passes Employee “Password Protection Law”

Josh Wood practices from the firm’s New Orleans office as an associate in the Labor and Employment Group. He contributes to Trade Secret Insider, a legal blog committed to providing timely legal insights on trade secrets, non-competes, computer fraud, and data theft. This post was originally published on tradesecretinsider.com and as an article in Volume 23 of the Louisiana Employment Law […]

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80 New Orleans Neighborhoods are Already Using Social Network Nextdoor

| August 27, 2014 | Comments (1)
80 New Orleans Neighborhoods are Already Using Social Network Nextdoor

A statistic released in in 2011 reports that only 2% of peoples’ Facebook friends are neighbors, yet a more recent survey conducted by social network startup Nextdoor shows that nine out of 10 are willing to share with neighbors. It was a combination of social networking and neighborhood facts that drove Nextdoor founders Nirav Tolia […]

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UNO Professor Roussev Receives $300K Grant to Train Students in Cybersecurity

| August 26, 2014 | Comments (0)
UNO Professor Roussev Receives $300K Grant to Train Students in Cybersecurity

An associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Orleans (UNO), Vassil Roussev, has received a two-year, $300,000 grant to offer students cutting-edge training in the field of cybersecurity. The grant, provided by the National Science Foundation, will allow the university to provide a self-contained cybersecuriy lab. UNO says students […]

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Enviro-Tech Systems Plans New 10,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility in Covington

| August 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Enviro-Tech Systems Plans New 10,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility in Covington

Enviro-Tech Systems (ETS), a full-service process water treatment manufacturer in Covington, will soon be expanding to a brand new facility to better serve the offshore drilling industry. The nonprofit organization responsible for retaining and attracting business and employment opportunities in the region, the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation (STEDF), has released details of the new facility, […]

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Launch Pad To Open Entrepreneurial Hub & Fresh Food Market at St. Roch

| August 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Launch Pad To Open Entrepreneurial Hub & Fresh Food Market at St. Roch

After nine years of vacancy, a 3.5 million dollar restoration, and countless public meetings, the St. Roch Market will re-open. Last week, the city announced that our good friends over at Launch Pad have been chosen as the master lessee for the building. The New Orleans Building Corporation, the city entity that manages the building, […]

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Going Back to School in a Technology Related Field: MBA vs MS

| August 22, 2014 | Comments (0)
Going Back to School in a Technology Related Field: MBA vs MS

Author James Davis, PhD. is an experienced software developer, entrepreneur, combat veteran, and occasional professor.  He has a PhD in Information Systems & Decision Science from Louisiana State University and habitually collects technology certifications.  Davis can be contacted at james.davisphd@gmail.com. Been thinking about getting a graduate degree?  Here is some advice for entrepreneurs and technology professionals.  For […]

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Education Startup mSchool Releases Personalized Learning Guide for Math

| August 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Education Startup mSchool Releases Personalized Learning Guide for Math

The New Orleans-based startup mSchool has recently launched a platform to provide school leaders and teachers with a simple, reliable way to launch blended learning pilots for students. mSchool.Today guides students through math from a 3rd grade level all the way through algebra. Content that is typically learned in six months can now be learned […]

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Tips For Protecting Against Unfair Competition From Within

| August 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Tips For Protecting Against Unfair Competition From Within

Author Joe Lavigne is a partner in Jones Walker’s Labor & Employment Practice Group and a lead trial attorney for the firm’s Trade Secret Non-Compete Team. Lavigne contributes to Trade Secret Insider, a legal blog committed to providing timely legal insights on trade secrets, non-competes, computer fraud, and data theft. This post was originally published on tradesecretinsider.com. This is Part […]

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