“Here is the thing about smart people,” said author and New Orleans native Walter Isaacson on Monday afternoon at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. “They are a dime a dozen. It is the creative and imaginative people who really amount to something.” In New Orleans, the residents are, among other things, creative and imaginative, and that [...]
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New Orleans Entrepreneur Week is approaching once again, filling the gap between Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest with entrepreneurial merriment, pitches, panels, educational sessions, and more. In its fifth installment, this year’s event the week of March 16-22 promises to surpass the rest, with an anticipated 3,000 influential business leaders, financiers, entrepreneurs, and students from around [...]
The Idea Village sent out an e-blast yesterday reminding fans, followers, and community members of the upcoming entrepreneurial season and NOEW. The 5th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week kicks off in March, scheduled for the 16th through 22nd, 2012. Below are a few highlights about local entrepreneurs, and the movers and shakers we all love [...]
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: You’re Invited! The Second Annual Silicon Bayou 100 Release Party It’s that time of year again! You all submitted names for the second annual #SBN100, a list recognizing the top movers [...]
Entrepreneurs often refer to themselves as hustlers. And not in the everyday-I’m-hustlin’-Rick-Ross way, but, really, just as a matter of channeling passion, creativity and determination to achieve an ultimate goal. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or not, we can all learn from this act of “hustle.” Jason Nicosia, founder of Connect for a Cause, based his business [...]