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  • Speaker Shares Marketing Perspective and Philosophies at Launch Fest

    Speaker Shares Marketing Perspective and Philosophies at Launch Fest

    | May 20, 2015 | Comments (0)

    RapJab founder Richard A. Pomes was one of the speakers at the annual startup conference and demo day, Launch Fest. Pomes is the co-founder and chief marketing officer of the few-year-old company based in New Orleans. The marketing agency, which employs a team of artists, strategists, and problem-solvers, are dedicated to the art of engagement. […]

  • Six of the Fastest Growing Industries in New Orleans

    Six of the Fastest Growing Industries in New Orleans

    | May 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

    By Halle Kaplan-Allen, NOEW Marketing Intern at The Idea Village. New Orleans has always been known for its’ unique culture and lifestyle. But recently, the Crescent City has been drawing attention for more than its cuisine and laissez fare attitude. New Orleans has become a hub for entrepreneurship. And while the city has been recognized as […]

  • VarageSale Launches Platform in Four New Louisiana Locations

    VarageSale Launches Platform in Four New Louisiana Locations

    | May 18, 2015 | Comments (0)

    VarageSale is the online marketplace for people to buy, sell and connect with their neighbors in communities around the world. The platform, launched in 2012, has just opened up four new communities throughout South Louisiana, including Baton Rouge, Denham Springs-Central, Uptown to Gentilly, and St. Bernard in New Orleans. VarageSale now includes millions of users […]

  • University of New Orleans Plans Digital Media Lab

    University of New Orleans Plans Digital Media Lab

    | May 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

    The Louisiana Board of Regents has provided a $110,000 grant to the University of New Orleans (UNO) to create an interdisciplinary digital media laboratory. The Earl K. Long Library will house the new lab which is a collaboration between the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Film and Theatre and the library. Part of […]

  • 10 Social Ventures Making a Difference Showcased at PitchNOLA: Living Well

    10 Social Ventures Making a Difference Showcased at PitchNOLA: Living Well

    | April 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

    What does the first grocery store in the Lower 9th Ward since Katrina, a mobile app to tackle food insecurity, a farmsteading education program, and Louisiana’s first milk bank have in common? Each venture was a finalist at the recent PitchNOLA: Living Well, which brought together entrepreneurial solutions that will get New Orleanians healthier, more […]

Globalstar is Seeking 15 Hires in the New Orleans Area

| May 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite and data services company that builds and operates worldwide, low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite-based digital telecommunications systems. The company provides service across to over 120 countries worldwide, which includes changing the way people in remote places communicate. To help the company keep up with the expanding demand for […]

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In New Orleans, Entrepreneurship Paves the Path to Change

| May 21, 2015 | Comments (0)
In New Orleans, Entrepreneurship Paves the Path to Change

This post by Blackstone Content Correspondent Summer Suleiman originally appeared on ideavillage.org. As a writer, I just love to read a good, long, in-depth report. Yup—I’m a total nerd. I know. Currently, I’m loving this report that was just released from the US Chamber of Commercebecause it explores the evolution of New Orleans as an entrepreneurial city, […]

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Speaker Shares Marketing Perspective and Philosophies at Launch Fest

| May 20, 2015 | Comments (0)
Speaker Shares Marketing Perspective and Philosophies at Launch Fest

RapJab founder Richard A. Pomes was one of the speakers at the annual startup conference and demo day, Launch Fest. Pomes is the co-founder and chief marketing officer of the few-year-old company based in New Orleans. The marketing agency, which employs a team of artists, strategists, and problem-solvers, are dedicated to the art of engagement. […]

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24 Hours with Beth Comstock

| May 20, 2015 | Comments (0)
24 Hours with Beth Comstock

This post by Blackstone Content Correspondent Summer Suleiman originally appeared on ideavillage.org. Rocks her Nike Sky High Dunks. Loves her mom’s home-cooked fried chicken. Watches Jon Stewart. She’s the kind of girl you want to kick back and have a drink with on a Friday night. That’s IF you can catch up with her. She also happens […]

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Nonprofit Fundraising Platform CommitChange Launches $250,000 in Software Grants Program

| May 19, 2015 | Comments (0)
Nonprofit Fundraising Platform CommitChange Launches $250,000 in Software Grants Program

CommitChange has just announced a Grant Program that will help nonprofits around the country, which comes a week after the launch of its Supporter Management Tier of service. The program will provide $250K in fundraising software to help nonprofits modernize technology infrastructure. The startup says 25 nonprofits will be selected to receive a 3 year […]

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Six of the Fastest Growing Industries in New Orleans

| May 19, 2015 | Comments (0)
Six of the Fastest Growing Industries in New Orleans

By Halle Kaplan-Allen, NOEW Marketing Intern at The Idea Village. New Orleans has always been known for its’ unique culture and lifestyle. But recently, the Crescent City has been drawing attention for more than its cuisine and laissez fare attitude. New Orleans has become a hub for entrepreneurship. And while the city has been recognized as […]

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VarageSale Launches Platform in Four New Louisiana Locations

| May 18, 2015 | Comments (0)
VarageSale Launches Platform in Four New Louisiana Locations

VarageSale is the online marketplace for people to buy, sell and connect with their neighbors in communities around the world. The platform, launched in 2012, has just opened up four new communities throughout South Louisiana, including Baton Rouge, Denham Springs-Central, Uptown to Gentilly, and St. Bernard in New Orleans. VarageSale now includes millions of users […]

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Week in Review: May 18, 2015

| May 18, 2015 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: May 18, 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: University of New Orleans Plans Digital Media Lab GoToInterview Wins Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition in New Orleans In-Q-Tel Invests in Digital Forensics Company BlackBag Technologies Next […]

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University of New Orleans Plans Digital Media Lab

| May 15, 2015 | Comments (0)
University of New Orleans Plans Digital Media Lab

The Louisiana Board of Regents has provided a $110,000 grant to the University of New Orleans (UNO) to create an interdisciplinary digital media laboratory. The Earl K. Long Library will house the new lab which is a collaboration between the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Film and Theatre and the library. Part of […]

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Top 10 Moments from Rise of the Rest in New Orleans

| May 15, 2015 | Comments (0)
Top 10 Moments from Rise of the Rest in New Orleans

This post by Blackstone Content Correspondent Summer Suleiman originally appeared on ideavillage.org. Last week, we had a blast hosting Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest team in New Orleans. We gave Steve and his team a real taste of the city. Rise of the Rest toured five other cities in the South the week of May 4th. […]

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