Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Silicon Bayou 100!

We’re excited to announce the nominations are now open for the 2014 Silicon Bayou 100, a list of 100 people who have done the coolest stuff in Louisiana entrepreneurship and tech and have most influenced Louisiana’s startup, entrepreneurial, tech, and digital communities this year.

Applications for the third annual Silicon Bayou 100 are due November 29th, 2013.

This is the fourth year Silicon Bayou News is publishing the list.

You are welcome to nominate as many people you can think of, including yourself, and be sure to include why you think the person being nominated has done something cool. You can do so by filling out this form. Doing something cool includes:

  • Launched the next big startup

  • Created an innovative product

  • Displayed leadership skills in tech or entrepreneurship

  • Funded some awesome companies

  • Provided above and beyond advice and mentoring

  • Supported and contributed to Louisiana’s startup and tech community

  • Accomplished something amazing–in business or in life

  • Donated significant money or time to a worthy cause

  • Etc. — You be the judge

Nominations are due by midnight on Friday, November 21st, 2014 so hurry up and tell us why you or someone you know should be listed in the annual Silicon Bayou 100!

Side note: All individuals selected for the Silicon Bayou 100 will be contacted prior to the official publishing of the list (if you were not contacted last year after making the list, please email so SBN will have your contact information). Pictures and nomination information will not be displayed without permission. If you or someone you know would make a great judge for the Silicon Bayou 100, drop us a line:

The launch party for the 2014 Silicon Bayou 100 Release Party will be held at Eiffel Society on December 3rd, 2014, sponsored by 365 ConnecFederated Sample, and Launch Pad. Follow along until then by using hashtag #SiliconBayou100.

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