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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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Fall is Coming: 10 Things Startups Should Be Doing Now

| August 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
Fall is Coming: 10 Things Startups Should Be Doing Now

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 […]

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Social Venture Accelerator Teams with Entrepreneurial Hub to Launch Water Challenge Mentorship Program

| August 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
Social Venture Accelerator Teams with Entrepreneurial Hub to Launch Water Challenge Mentorship Program

Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation is a New Orleans-based nonprofit that works with a range of social entrepreneurs and ventures to help solve the most challenging issues in the area. Propeller is currently recruiting entrepreneurs, nonprofits, for-profits, and organizations with new ideas to solve the region’s water challenges for the Water Challenge Peer Mentorship […]

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University of New Orleans Awarded $10,000 to Develop New Solar Device

| August 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
University of New Orleans Awarded $10,000 to Develop New Solar Device

A material scientist from the University of New Orleans has received a $10,000 grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents to help develop a new solar device at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. Weilie Zhou, who is also an associate professor with the university’s Advanced Materials Research Institute, will use the grant to […]

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New Orleans Women in Technology Announces Second Ruby on Rails Programming Workshop

| August 19, 2014 | Comments (0)
New Orleans Women in Technology Announces Second Ruby on Rails Programming Workshop

New Orleans Women in Technology (WIT), the organization that exists to improve the industry landscape for women in IT, has announced the second ever programming workshop will be in town September 19th and 20th, 2014. The first New Orleans installment attracted women (and men) of all ages back in February. The second weekend long event will […]

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Newly Funded CommitChange Announces Paid Features, Core Technology Will Remain Free

| August 19, 2014 | Comments (0)
Newly Funded CommitChange Announces Paid Features, Core Technology Will Remain Free

CommitChange, a cloud-based company that provides online funding tools to nonprofits, is excited to launch its first paid feature on August 31st. The features will be $75 per month, and include a donate button integration on the nonprofit’s website, campaign and events widgets, and detailed analytics on donor data. The digital philanthropic platform CommitChange recently […]

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New Orleans BioInnovation Center One of 10 Cities Receiving Investment from New National Grant Program

| August 18, 2014 | Comments (0)
New Orleans BioInnovation Center One of 10 Cities Receiving Investment from New National Grant Program

Ten U.S. cities, or business clusters, have been chosen for the inaugural  Small Business Forward program launched by JPMorgan Chase to boost small business support. The five-year, $30 million dollar grant will be distributed among the clusters that include New Orleans, Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Newark, San Francisco, Seattle and St. Louis. […]

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Week in Review: August 18, 2014

| August 18, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: August 18, 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: The Idea Village Announces 2015 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence: Investor Hank Torbert and Serial Entrepreneur J. Anthony Miguez On July 28th, the entrepreneurial hub in New Orleans The Idea Village launched their annual Entrepreneur Season, […]

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