Last year, Adriana Lopez wrote an article on Under30CEO.com covering the Top 25 reasons New Orleans is the best city for young entrepreneurs. This year, Under30CEO has come out with its own list of the top young NOLA entrepreneurs under the age of 30.
Over the summer, Under30CEO launched a nationwide campaign for the most promising young entrepreneurs from all across the United States. In order to qualify, the entrepreneurs had to meet revenue requirements of between $50,000 and $10,000,000 (OR) over 10,000 users, (OR) have between $50,000 and $10,000,000 in funding, under the age of 30.
The entrepreneurs are: Beau Button & William Sossamon of Archon Information Systems, LLC; Reid Stone & Shaun Walker of HERO|farm; Joe McMenemon and Brendan Finke of Chapter Spot; Drew Fran of eSyncs; Douglas Jacobs of Aquaponic Modular Production Systems (AMPS); Jolie Bensen & Sarah Elizabeth Dewey of fashion startup Jolie and Elizabeth; Donnie Thomas of Thomas Inc. DBA The Crystal Plantation; Jon Swift of Centurion Risk Associates, LLC; Andrew Larimer of video production company FatHappy Media; Martin Roth & Michael Angle of social gifting platform Giftmeo; Jason Nicosia of Connect for a Cause; Simon Marthinsen of Plebu; and Billy Bosch & Matt Mouras of healthy product drink company Be Well Nutrition, Inc.
Overall, the selected entrepreneurs had over $14,000,000 in revenues, $1,200,000 in funding and employed over 164 people. Congratulations to all of the winners! You can read the full article here.