New York-based Gramercy Labs is in the business of building businesses. The incubator is planning to expand to New Orleans, bringing its expertise to tech and media companies in the Big Easy in addition to finding creative and talented locals to help build their businesses.
Gramercy Labs’ reach spans digital media, wine distribution, film, music, and pop culture.
According to the press release, New Orleans beat out over a dozen other locations for the company’s next incubator location.
“New Orleans is like a second home to me,” says Gramercy Labs founder and CEO, Kevin Fortuna. “I’m really excited to see the way NOLA is rising based on the intersection of its talent pools in both art and science.“
“New Orleans is a proven destination for digital media innovation. Because of its unique cultural content, the city inspires and transformative content is created,” shared Quentin Messer, Jr., President & CEO at the New Orleans Business Alliance. “We’re excited that Gramercy Labs is choosing to tap into this inspiration and the strong local talent base that is uniquely positioned to fuel their growth. We look forward to working with them for many years.”