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  • 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 (0)

    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 (0)

    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. […]

  • Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

    Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

    | October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools has seen dozens of talented entrepreneurs come and go during the Launch Program, held regularly in New Orleans. Earlier today, the organization announced that nine new companies will be heading to the Big Easy (three companies are already located in New Orleans) for the 10th Cohort that attracts startups who want to change the […]

  • Week in Review: October 20, 2014

    Week in Review: October 20, 2014

    | October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

    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: That’s a Wrap for 2nd Annual NOLATech Week Tulane Doctor is Developing a Faster and Safer Test for Ebola Silicon Bayou Law Firm Expands to Silicon Valley New Orleans Companies […]

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

| October 23, 2014 | Comments (0)
Louisiana Company Takes Top Prize at South Central Cleantech Open Regional Finals

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 […]

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Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

| October 22, 2014 | Comments (0)
Startup Spotlight: Q & A with Maritant Founder Chris Stuckey

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 […]

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American Public Health Association to Host Codeathon in New Orleans This November

| October 22, 2014 | Comments (0)
American Public Health Association to Host Codeathon in New Orleans This November

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is one of the most comprehensive network of public health individuals in the world. The organization is on a mission to improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status. With that mission in mind, APHA is coming to New Orleans to host a codeathon in […]

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Tulane’s Changemaker Institute Partners with 52Businesses to Revitalize Program

| October 21, 2014 | Comments (1)
Tulane’s Changemaker Institute Partners with 52Businesses to Revitalize Program

Changemaker Institute is the social venture incubator at Tulane University that matches student’s social ventures with experts in the New Orleans community. The Institute recently went through the 52Businesses bootcamp, a New Orleans accelerator, to help focus on “change” and revamp the organization. According to a release from Tulane, leaders of the Institute worked to […]

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Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

| October 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

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. […]

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Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
Nine Teams Join Latest 4.0 Schools Education Startup Cohort

The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools has seen dozens of talented entrepreneurs come and go during the Launch Program, held regularly in New Orleans. Earlier today, the organization announced that nine new companies will be heading to the Big Easy (three companies are already located in New Orleans) for the 10th Cohort that attracts startups who want to change the […]

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LSU Re-LIFT2 Fund Launches Following $250,000 Approval

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
LSU Re-LIFT2 Fund Launches Following $250,000 Approval

The Research Park Corporation, located in Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, has just announced a $250,000 approval to launch the LSU Re-LIFT2 program. The program, launched in partnership with the LSU Research and Technology Foundation, will compliment the existing LIFT2 Fund. The newest fund will assist promising applications that did not qualify or received […]

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Week in Review: October 20, 2014

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: October 20, 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: That’s a Wrap for 2nd Annual NOLATech Week Tulane Doctor is Developing a Faster and Safer Test for Ebola Silicon Bayou Law Firm Expands to Silicon Valley New Orleans Companies […]

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