MAKING A CASE FOR NEW ORLEANS
On the heels of a record-breaking New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, presented by IBERIABANK, an amazing PitchNOLA, and another fantastic Launch Fest, Steve Case, Founder of America Online and Chair and CEO of Revolution, is headed to New Orleans this week as part of his “Rise of the Rest” bus tour!
Bayoubuzz business shorts for today, based upon press releases submitted
You know spring is almost here when the Young Leadership Council releases its schedule for its fabulous YLC Wednesday at the Square, when new music stands are announced for the French Quarter Festival, when the ever-growing Idea Village invites the community to its magnificent annual Big Idea event. It is always good news, anytime of the year, when announcements are made about summits and conventions in the Big Easy, as Workboat Summit did today. Here is today's Louisiana Business Shorts, which is a compilation of press stories:
Today's business news from around the state--Better Than Ezra Foundation, EDgear expands to Baton Rouge, Idea Village and Leslie Jacobs
A Jefferson Parish-based pitch competition, held during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), will highlight five innovative startup companies with ties to Jefferson. Please visit our JEDCO Challenge Information Center at www.jedco.org/jedco-entrepreneur-challenge/ to learn about the five companies chosen to participate.
Today's Louisiana business news: Idea village kicks off another big season, Terrebonne Economic Development does China, and CF Industries gets a permit. Also, don't forget the incredible Hispanic convention in New Orleans.
In part 3 of Bayoubuzz’s interview with the President and CEO of Idea Village, Tim Williamson, our focus was on the past and future.
Idea Village of New Orleans is now in its 13th year. As its signature event, Entrepreneurship Week is fast approaching, Bayoubuzz interviewed its President and CEO, Tim Williamson, to discuss the New Orleans area, entrepreneurship, the upcoming annual event and other matters.
In the 1990’s and the early part of this century, Louisiana and the City of New Orleans (not Houston) had a major problem.
What a lineup!