New Orleans StartupDigest – June 20, 2011

New Orleans StartupDigest

Good Monday Mornin’

This week I have a request for you. I am seeking a co-curator for the New Orleans StartupDigest. If you’re interested in helping me out in covering startup events and news and helping to build the community, please email me at It’s a great opportunity to reach more than 500 entrepreneurs locally and nationally and share your voice.

Please remember to email me if you have any news to share or events you want to make it into the StartupDigest.


New Orleans StartupDigest is curated by:

Chris Schultz – Founder of Voodoo Ventures and Flatsourcing and co-founder of Launch Pad

New Orleans StartupDigest is made possible exclusively by:
The Kauffman Foundation supports entrepreneurship and innovation so that economies grow and prosper and ultimately human welfare expands. Kauffman develops, operates and funds programs such as Startup Weekend, Kauffman Labs, and Global Entrepreneurship Week. Follow the Foundation on Twitter @KauffmanFDN


What’s Going on in the New Orleans Startup Community

New Orleans Business Alliance Information Sessions
When: Thur, 6/23 – 5-6:30pm
Where: Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Boulevard

In a step in the right direction for the city’s growing entrepreneurial eco-system, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration announced yesterday the launch of a series of business information sessions to help entrepreneurs start or grow their businesses. The New Orleans Business Alliance, led by CEO Rod Miller, is managing the program. (via Silicon Bayou)

GNO, Inc. Digital Media Reception in San Francisco
When: Thur, 6/30 – 6-9pm
Where: Foreign Cinema, 2543 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110

A group of New Orleans startup and tech folks are visiting San Francisco to talk about New Orleans’ entrepreneurial and cultural renaissance. We want to talk about our amazing digital media tax credits; opportunities for investment and funding; the spaces, people, and conferences at the center of the action; and how we can build relationships between New Orleans and San Francisco companies.

Top Upcoming Events

July 16-17 – BarCamp NOLA 4