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 and shakers in Louisiana’s startup scene. We want to celebrate all of you and simultaneously release the names at the release party on December 12th, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Eiffel Society. Registration for the event is now open.
Sometimes entrepreneurship means doing the hustle
Adriana Lopez shares how Jason Nicosia, founder of Connect for a Cause used his G.I. Joe collection to spend 15 minutes with Gary Vaynerchuk in New York.
Online Food Ordering Site Couchster to Launch on December 17th
Tulane graduate Sean O’Neill is preparing for the launch of his first startup, Couchster. Couchster is an online food ordering site which allows customers to view menus and place orders all through the company’s website or mobile app.
Zlien Founder Shares Advice for Other Startups Seeking Capital
The newest contributor Max Walsh sat down with Zlien’s own Scott Wolfe to find out the best way to raise capital in addition to other great pieces of advice for companies going through what he had already done.
Kickboard’s Free Starter Accounts Now Available for Individuals and Small Teams of Teachers
Kickboard, the software that makes classroom management, data analysis, and teacher collaboration easier, is launching freeStarter Accounts to individuals and small teams of teachers. The company wanted to provide teachers with an intuitive and powerful tool that they could use even if their school did not sign up for Kickboard. Starter Accounts are available for K-12 educators nationwide, for some 200 schools across 20 states are already using the software.
Startup Reminds Users of Childhood Game with Release of Spy Something App
There is a new mayor in town, FatMayor that is. FatMayor is a mobile gaming company founded this year that has recently release its first game, Spy Something. The guessing game encourages users to, “select, snap, and challenge,” meaning select a word to play with, snap your own photo, and have a opponent guess the word that describes your photo. The name comes from the game using similar rules to the old game, “I Spy.”