Grit Daily: Why New Orleans is a Great City to Start a Business

When you think of hot spots for startups, Austin and Silicon Valley typically come to mind. But there’s another city starting to make its mark in the business world: New Orleans. In fact, this past fall, analytics company Lucid based in NOLA sold for about $1.1 billion, making it the city’s first “unicorn.” And construction software platform Levelset developed in town was also acquired for $500 million. So, why is the Big Easy becoming a hub for big business growth?

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KLFY: Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana receives grant for Tribal internet expansion

May 16, 2022
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe in Marksville, La. was awarded a grant totaling $2,499,947 for internet expansion through the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). Read the full article...


May 14, 2022
Ignition 2.0 is a nine-week, in-person program designed to help companies commercialize their products, ending with a Demo Day at the Goodwood Library on Wednesday, May 25. All participants will...

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