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Music, tech startups, investors collide at Collision New Orleans, April 26-28

Want more great Youtube videos, news and information? Subscribe to our daily Bayoubuzz newsletter http://vid.io/xqtE for your Louisiana, New Orleans, news, sports, information, politics and important information. If you love the collision of music, technology and starting a business (or investing in startups), New Orleans is the place to be the week starting Tuesday April 26. New Orleans is hosting a technology-startup-investor's conference that will coincide with one of the city's and the world's signature events, Jazz and Heritage Festival. That conference, in fact, goes by the name-- Collision. Collision is the "sister event" of Web Summit, a massive conference held in Ireland which started with only four hundred attendees and which has recently attracted over 42,000 people. On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to sit down with its Head of Communications, Mike Harvey, to discuss this upcoming tech meets money shindig that happens to end when the music of Jazz Fest, begins. According to Harvey, Collision started two years ago in Las Vegas and they wanted to come to New Orleans and become bigger and better than before. Thanks in part, to the dedicated efforts of New Orleans entrepreneur Chris Schultz, Collision I, begins its New Orleans journey on April 26 and closes April 28. Harvey said that last year, the Las Vegas event attracted around 7,500 visitors. This year, that number has already been exceeded. "The heart of Collision is the investors and the startups", said Harvey. It will have 650 startups exhibiting and roughly 400 investors who will discuss commercial tendencies and opportunities. There will be 10 stages of content focused upon sports, music, media and other verticals, top technology companies, notable people from these fields. For fun mixed with opportunities, which is the essence of New Orleans entrepreneurship, the night life will light up with parties, pub crawls and dinners. In considering New Orleans as its new venue, Collision was looking for a place with amazing culture and entrepreneurial spirit and with the addition of Jazz Fest, attendees can "come to jazz and take tech" or "come to tech and take Jazz". Collision has great visions for this event in New Orleans--SXSW in Austin, which started about 30 years ago as a small music event. Harvey said it is using the template from its successful Web Summit and "hopefully, it will work out". -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "WHOPPER: 60 Minutes Donald Trump Repeal and Replace Obamacare no interruption of coverage" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJIOr3Lg-l8 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-


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INTERVIEW: LABI'S Stephen Waguespack: Jindal, Juneau

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Michael Hecht explains Louisiana, New Orleans economy

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Collision in New Orleans connects technology startups with investors
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Using Cinamaker at Collision conference in New Orleans, revolutionizing video ops

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Jim Donelon cites limited options if flooded Louisiana property has no flood insurance

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Louisiana Entertainment Exec. Director Stelly to talk Louisiana film, music, interactive media, more
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Michael Hecht discusses Louisiana digital media, major New Orleans conventions & related economic de
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Online video, social media collide in revolution: Internet future, positive or negative?
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If you're a techie, entrepreneur, Collision Conference in New Orleans is for you

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Collision Conference in New Orleans, re-branded with additional industry focus
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