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  • 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 […]

  • Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition to Take Place During DigiFest South in Shreveport

    Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition to Take Place During DigiFest South in Shreveport

    | July 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

    DigiFest South is an annual digital arts festival and tech expo that celebrates how digital technology combined with artistic creativity has helped our modern society progress. The festival takes place annually in Shreveport and includes special featured events such as two pitch workshops hosted by the Bossier Arts Council and Winrock International, and a G60 […]

  • New Orleans Women in Technology and 365 Connect Team Up to Bring QA Bootcamp to New Orleans

    New Orleans Women in Technology and 365 Connect Team Up to Bring QA Bootcamp to New Orleans

    | July 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

    New Orleans Women in Technology (WIT), a local professional organization focused on increasing the number of women in technology careers in New Orleans, announced earlier this week that it will bring together employees from companies across the city for a free 1-day Bootcamp on Software Quality Assurance (QA). The QA Bootcamp will be taking place […]

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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Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition to Take Place During DigiFest South in Shreveport

| July 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition to Take Place During DigiFest South in Shreveport

DigiFest South is an annual digital arts festival and tech expo that celebrates how digital technology combined with artistic creativity has helped our modern society progress. The festival takes place annually in Shreveport and includes special featured events such as two pitch workshops hosted by the Bossier Arts Council and Winrock International, and a G60 […]

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Week in Review: July 21, 2014

| July 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: July 21, 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: Idea Village Announces 2015 Entrepreneur Season Launches July 28th The Idea Village team has announced that its 2015 Entrepreneur Season launches on Monday, July 28th. The 2015 Season will culminate in the 7th […]

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New Orleans Women in Technology and 365 Connect Team Up to Bring QA Bootcamp to New Orleans

| July 18, 2014 | Comments (0)
New Orleans Women in Technology and 365 Connect Team Up to Bring QA Bootcamp to New Orleans

New Orleans Women in Technology (WIT), a local professional organization focused on increasing the number of women in technology careers in New Orleans, announced earlier this week that it will bring together employees from companies across the city for a free 1-day Bootcamp on Software Quality Assurance (QA). The QA Bootcamp will be taking place […]

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Idea Village Announces 2015 Entrepreneur Season Launches July 28th

| July 18, 2014 | Comments (0)
Idea Village Announces 2015 Entrepreneur Season Launches July 28th

The Idea Village team has announced that its 2015 Entrepreneur Season launches on Monday, July 28th. The 2015 Season will culminate in the 7th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 20-27, 2015, and this year, NOEW will be headquartered on Fulton Street all week. Below is more information from a recent email blast from The Idea Village: On Monday, July 28th, a full […]

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