CHECKING UP. Electronic Arts finally broke ground on their $30 Million digital media center in Baton Rouge. Go on over to our friends at New Orleans Tech and listen to the latest episode of the Bang It Out show, where they discuss Invoice ASAP, Drink Deck App, Verizon Tech Challenge & Code for America,
WE WANT YOU. FedSample is hiring a junior project analyst. Peter Mayer needs graphic designers, social media strategists, and project managers. Fat Happy Media is looking for a web video producer. BitRaider is hiring multiple engineers.
BLASTING OFF. PourLiving is out of the gates! Hundreds attended the launch party at Bouche on White Linen night. Their first deal, $10 for $20 worth at the Bulldog (either location), is live! Pourliving has taken daily deals for drinks and nightlife specials to the next level. Pourliving is the brainchild of Jay Jayakrishnan and Keith Naccari
RAKING IN THE DOUGH. NuMe Health finally closed on their Series A round, pulling in $675,000 for prebiotic disease prevention and management.
DID YOU MISS. Entrepreneur Headquarters opens in Baton Rouge. Net2NO’s Hack Day comes to New Orleans. CAP Technologies to invest $8 Million. Rebirth Financial will be presenting at FinovateFall. How to Launch Your Startup Idea for Less than $5K.
DON’T FORGET: The Idea Village is still taking applications for its 2012 Entrepreneur Challenge portfolio class. You have until August 26 to get them in!