Tulane University has announced the Tulane Innovation Institute, a university-wide undertaking aimed at bringing local and regional ideas to market faster through its three main components – an innovation lab, programming, and a community accelerator program.
The New Orleans City Council on Thursday opened a formal investigation into the City Hall employees involved in the controversial “smart city” technology contract, as one city IT staffer defended ties he had with a winning bidder through an outside company he cofounded.
The U.S. Department of Energy is lending $107 million to graphite miner Syrah Resources (SYR.AX) to expand an electric vehicle battery parts plant in Louisiana, the first loan in more than 10 years from a special funding program of the department.
The Research Park Corporation, which runs the Nexus Louisiana tech firm incubator on Florida Boulevard, is looking into leasing space at the State National Life Insurance building downtown.
What comes next for New Orleans? The co-founders of the soon-to-be-launched The Nieux Society have some ideas. The members-only organization wants to use the collective strengths of its local community to start new things and make New Orleans a better place now over 300 years after the city’s founding.
Entrepreneur Support Organization The Idea Village has announced the launch of IDEAfuel, a new program aimed at increasing the diversity, equity, and inclusivity of the region’s startup community. IDEAfuel will focus solely on supporting and funding startups founded by Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC).
IDEApitch is the fan-favorite pitch competition at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). Three local startups have been selected to pitch live in front of conference attendees and a panel of judges today, March 25, at the culminating NOEW event.
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), the festival celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation in the city, is in full swing this week. Hot topics include New Orleans culture and technology, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Web3, and much more.
Another successful New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) is in the books. The celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation in the city culminated on Friday with IDEApitch, the premier showcase for emerging, high-growth startups in the New Orleans area.