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  • Everything Your Startup Needs to Know About Accounting

    Everything Your Startup Needs to Know About Accounting

    | October 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

    This post by Blackstone Content Correspondent Summer Suleiman originally appeared on ideavillage.org. Don’t get lost in the accounting world as you steer your venture to success! At this week’s IDEAinstitute, attendees were guided by the accounting startup compass: tools and insights of the trade necessary to reach their venture’s destination, presented by Susan Kliebert, John Wyatte, and […]

  • Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week Seeks Pitch Night Entries

    Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week Seeks Pitch Night Entries

    | October 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

    What company wouldn’t want $1 million in funding? During Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week next month, one lucky winner at the annual pitch night will have a chance to secure up to that $1 million mark of committed investment capital. The four businesses selected will pitch on November 19th, 2014 at 6:30 PM. Applications, along with an […]

  • Louisiana Company Takes Top Prize at South Central Cleantech Open Regional Finals

    Louisiana Company Takes Top Prize at South Central Cleantech Open Regional Finals

    | October 23, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The Cleantech Open is a national accelerator and networking program works with technology companies focused on sustainability, energy and the environment. The ultimate goal is to have a global startup network in which mentoring, raising capital and networking can cross continents. As one of the largest cleantech accelerators in the world, the Cleantech Open hosts […]

  • Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

    Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

    | October 22, 2014 | Comments (1)

    Successful entrepreneurs don’t just identify a problem, they also act on the untameable desire to solve it. Such is the case with Chris Stuckey, who studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in college, and found himself frustrated with the inaccessibility of information when designing and building boats. There had to be an easier way, he […]

  • Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

    Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

    | October 21, 2014 | Comments (2)

    We’re excited to announce the nominations are now open for the 2014 Silicon Bayou 100, a list of 100 people who have done the coolest stuff in Louisiana entrepreneurship and tech and have most influenced Louisiana’s startup, entrepreneurial, tech, and digital communities this year. This is the fourth year Silicon Bayou News is publishing the list. […]

TechCrunch Seeking Applicants for Hardware Battlefield Competition at Consumer Electronics Show

| October 31, 2014 | Comments (0)
TechCrunch Seeking Applicants for Hardware Battlefield Competition at Consumer Electronics Show

Calling all hardware startups: TechCrunch wants you to apply for their upcoming Hardware Battlefield competition at the Consumer Electronics Show. They are looking for early-stage hardware companies who have yet to publicly launch with new, innovative products, ideas and business models. The deadline is November 5th. Startups will pitch in front of TechCrunch editorial staff […]

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Startup Weekend New Orleans Makes Third Appearance in Two Years

| October 31, 2014 | Comments (0)
Startup Weekend New Orleans Makes Third Appearance in Two Years

Startup Weekend is an event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to launch startups in just 54-hours. The Big Easy has already hosted two successful Startup Weekend events and are gearing up for a third. The upcoming Startup Weekend will be held from November 21-23 at Launch Pad in the […]

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Online Marketing Agency FSC Interactive Honored by PR News Digital PR Awards

| October 30, 2014 | Comments (0)
Online Marketing Agency FSC Interactive Honored by PR News Digital PR Awards

FSC Interactive, the New Orleans-based internet marketing agency, has recently been recognized by the PR News Digital PR Awards for its work on Facebook with The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Grand Opening. The company says it worked closely with the Howard Hughes Corporation to create the social strategy to promote the property, which was redeveloped […]

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Everything Your Startup Needs to Know About Accounting

| October 30, 2014 | Comments (0)
Everything Your Startup Needs to Know About Accounting

This post by Blackstone Content Correspondent Summer Suleiman originally appeared on ideavillage.org. Don’t get lost in the accounting world as you steer your venture to success! At this week’s IDEAinstitute, attendees were guided by the accounting startup compass: tools and insights of the trade necessary to reach their venture’s destination, presented by Susan Kliebert, John Wyatte, and […]

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Local Startup Wins Nola.com Reader’s Choice Poll, Feature Article Followed

| October 29, 2014 | Comments (0)
Local Startup Wins Nola.com Reader’s Choice Poll, Feature Article Followed

Better Day™ Health is known for its platform that is transforming clinical documentation for providers. It was one of the finalists in a reader’s choice poll about local technology firms. With 433 votes, the company was crowned winner and recipient of a feature-length article to follow. Earlier this week, the article, Readers’ tech startup pick: […]

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Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week Seeks Pitch Night Entries

| October 28, 2014 | Comments (0)
Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week Seeks Pitch Night Entries

What company wouldn’t want $1 million in funding? During Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week next month, one lucky winner at the annual pitch night will have a chance to secure up to that $1 million mark of committed investment capital. The four businesses selected will pitch on November 19th, 2014 at 6:30 PM. Applications, along with an […]

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365 Connect Takes Home International Award from Web Marketing Association

| October 28, 2014 | Comments (0)
365 Connect Takes Home International Award from Web Marketing Association

Founded by the Web Marketing Agency in 1997, the WebAwards is the annual website award competition that announces the best websites in 96 industries across the board. The New Orleans-based online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, 365 Connect, is one of the recipients of a WebAward this year for its Mobile Leasing […]

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Week in Review: October 27, 2014

| October 27, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: October 27, 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: Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100! American Public Health Association to Host Codeathon in New Orleans This November Louisiana Company Takes Top Prize at South Central Cleantech […]

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Entrepreneurs Redefining Education in New Orleans

| October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)
Entrepreneurs Redefining Education in New Orleans

This post by Blackstone Content Correspondent Summer Suleiman originally appeared on ideavillage.org. Justin Bayer had just returned to his home in Dayton, Ohio after spending the summer in New Orleans, although he couldn’t seem to shake the feeling about something in the city. He had taken part in a launch program with 4.0 Schools an incubator that […]

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New Orleans STEM Initiative to Hold Annual ‘Strike for STEM’ Fundraiser

| October 23, 2014 | Comments (0)
New Orleans STEM Initiative to Hold Annual ‘Strike for STEM’ Fundraiser

For the last few years, Core Element, the non-profit that promotes quality teaching in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), has hosted a fundraiser to benefit the organization. The fourth annual ‘Strike for STEM’ event will take place on November 1st at Rock ‘n’ Bowl in Mid City. Core Element operates as […]

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