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  • What’s Next for The Idea Village?

    What’s Next for The Idea Village?

    | July 22, 2016 | Comments (0)

    If you follow entrepreneurship in the New Orleans area there is no doubt you have heard of The Idea Village, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining the local entrepreneurial movement. The organization kicked off its annual Entrepreneur Season on July 1, which will culminate March 19–24, 2017, with the 9th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week […]

  • PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition

    PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition

    | July 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

    PitchBR, a leading pitch competition in Baton Rouge, is back, this time with a focus on food innovation. PitchBR: Food Innovation Edition will take place July 28 at the Kean Miller Conference Center. The event offers a chance for participating entrepreneurs to win a cash prize from Innovation Catalyst, a Baton Rouge-based venue organization. PitchBR […]

  • Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is Worth It

    Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is Worth It

    | July 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

    This post by Colin Scott originally appeared on the Revelry blog. There’s a prevailing hype – and a resulting hate – in online forums and tech articles directed at programming bootcamps and code schools. When I read one of these articles, it seems there’s an idea that people emerge from code school totally prepared to do anything. When considering […]

  • Get Online NOLA Gears Up for New and Improved WordPress Website Workshop

    Get Online NOLA Gears Up for New and Improved WordPress Website Workshop

    | July 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

    Get Online NOLA provides web design for small businesses and nonprofits in the New Orleans area. They are hosting a New and Improved WordPress Website Workshop, slightly tweaked from former workshops to provide a more valuable experience for attendees. The workshop will take place this Friday, July 22 at TRÈO in Mid-City. The $50 cost […]

  • Startup zlien Raises $5 Million for Construction Lien Management Platform

    Startup zlien Raises $5 Million for Construction Lien Management Platform

    | July 18, 2016 | Comments (1)

    New Orleans-based startup zlien has announced their latest funding, a $5 million in growth equity in a round led by Altos Ventures. Knollwood Investment Advisory, Operating Venture Capital, and Cajun Kiwi Investments also participated in the round. zlien is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that empowers a fair payment process in the construction […]

What’s Next for The Idea Village?

| July 22, 2016 | Comments (0)
What’s Next for The Idea Village?

If you follow entrepreneurship in the New Orleans area there is no doubt you have heard of The Idea Village, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining the local entrepreneurial movement. The organization kicked off its annual Entrepreneur Season on July 1, which will culminate March 19–24, 2017, with the 9th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week […]

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Puryear IT Seeks Creative New Domain Name Through Online Contest

| July 22, 2016 | Comments (0)
Puryear IT Seeks Creative New Domain Name Through Online Contest

Puryear IT is a Baton Rouge-based company offering IT support and consulting to businesses throughout Louisiana. After 10 years in business, they are seeking a new domain name and hoping to do so through an online domain contest. The domain contest winner will receive dinner for two and a $1,000 charity donation. Submissions are due […]

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PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition

| July 21, 2016 | Comments (0)
PitchBR is Back With Food Innovation Edition

PitchBR, a leading pitch competition in Baton Rouge, is back, this time with a focus on food innovation. PitchBR: Food Innovation Edition will take place July 28 at the Kean Miller Conference Center. The event offers a chance for participating entrepreneurs to win a cash prize from Innovation Catalyst, a Baton Rouge-based venue organization. PitchBR […]

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Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is Worth It

| July 21, 2016 | Comments (0)
Believe the Hype – Programming Bootcamp is Worth It

This post by Colin Scott originally appeared on the Revelry blog. There’s a prevailing hype – and a resulting hate – in online forums and tech articles directed at programming bootcamps and code schools. When I read one of these articles, it seems there’s an idea that people emerge from code school totally prepared to do anything. When considering […]

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All About You: Marie Powell

| July 20, 2016 | Comments (2)
All About You: Marie Powell

Baton Rouge-based entrepreneur Marie Powell has lived in Louisiana on and off for 20 years. She was born in state, but even after moving away twice, family, culture and her southern roots brought her back each time. Powell launched BREW Agency in January 2010 to build strong brands for startups to established businesses. The agency focuses on branding, interactive, design […]

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Get Online NOLA Gears Up for New and Improved WordPress Website Workshop

| July 19, 2016 | Comments (0)
Get Online NOLA Gears Up for New and Improved WordPress Website Workshop

Get Online NOLA provides web design for small businesses and nonprofits in the New Orleans area. They are hosting a New and Improved WordPress Website Workshop, slightly tweaked from former workshops to provide a more valuable experience for attendees. The workshop will take place this Friday, July 22 at TRÈO in Mid-City. The $50 cost […]

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Startup zlien Raises $5 Million for Construction Lien Management Platform

| July 18, 2016 | Comments (1)
Startup zlien Raises $5 Million for Construction Lien Management Platform

New Orleans-based startup zlien has announced their latest funding, a $5 million in growth equity in a round led by Altos Ventures. Knollwood Investment Advisory, Operating Venture Capital, and Cajun Kiwi Investments also participated in the round. zlien is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that empowers a fair payment process in the construction […]

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Week in Review: July 18, 2016

| July 18, 2016 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: July 18, 2016

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: French Company Partners with New Orleans Surgeon on Game-Changing Technology AT&T Reveals Three Fiber Ready Certified Buildings in New Orleans New Platform Carista Makes Car Buying and Selling Easy New […]

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New Orleans Tech Company Continues Winning Streak

| July 15, 2016 | Comments (0)
New Orleans Tech Company Continues Winning Streak

365 Connect is a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. The company has continued to experience success in the industry, bringing home dozens of awards. Most recently, 365 Connect announced that the company has received a gold Muse Creative Award for its Marketing Syndication Platform, their […]

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New Platform Carista Makes Car Buying and Selling Easy

| July 14, 2016 | Comments (0)
New Platform Carista Makes Car Buying and Selling Easy

There is a new platform based in New Orleans called Carista that makes the process of buying and selling a car reliable, easy, and less expensive than heading to a dealership. Carista allows the seller to schedule an inspection, evaluation and photo-shoot for a vehicle prior to having it listed on the site. Once a seller finds a […]

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