Nexus Louisiana is now accepting applications for Ignition 2.0, an initiative designed to guide entrepreneurs through the commercialization process of building their company. Business mentors and industry experts will guide participants through the commercialization process step-by-step while focusing on four critical areas — technology, financials, marketing, and legal.
Biz New Orleans: Mobile Sports Betting in Louisiana Generates $2.2M in Taxes for February
Louisiana collected more than $2.2 million in taxes for the first full month of mobile sports betting in February, more than a half-million dollars higher than retail sports betting through four months.
Biz New Orleans: Comer, Wolfe Pledge $750K to Idea Village Startups
The Founders of Lucid and Levelset, local startup companies acquired for a combined $1.6B in 2021, have come together with local investors and startup champions to pledge $750,000 of investment in three leading companies from the Idea Village’s VILLAGEx 2022 accelerator program.
The Maritime Executive: New Orleans Startup Seeks to Develop Swappable-Battery Electric Ships
A duo of graduates from the US Merchant Marine Academy have started a company called Fleetzero, which plans to build battery-electric ships that sail between nearby major ports. Plans call for offloading of containers of freight and nearly depleted batteries, then taking aboard replacement containers of freight and freshly recharged batteries. With this method, ships could carry a comparatively small battery bank.
Silicon Bayou News: FIVE EVENTS NOT TO MISS AT NEW ORLEANS ENTREPRENEUR WEEK
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) is back and better than ever with the in-person festival of entrepreneurship and innovation in New Orleans slated for March 21-25, 2022.