A few weeks after the Idea Village’s annual New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week, and numerous Forbes articles espousing the rise of the Silicon Bayou, it is evident that entrepreneurship in post-Katrina New Orleans is on the rise. Although the growth of young... Read More →
Calling all local, socially-minded entrepreneurs-to-be: think you have a great idea that will make New Orleans a healthier place? Try your shot at Propeller’s PitchNOLA 2014 event. For more information on this event, including how to participate, click here.
Anyone that has worked in an entrepreneurial atmosphere understands that strict processes and procedures in a nascent company are not only relatively meaningless, but also hard to develop. If your company offers a service, chances are the product is highly... Read More →
Congratulations to our neighbors in the New Orleans BioInnovation Center, MiniVax, for their recent success in this year’s BioChallenge!
Financial visibility is something you probably hear a lot about, but in reality, it means different things for different companies. At its core, financial visibility highlights certain financial indicators and allows a company to make well informed, data-driven managerial decisions.... Read More →
Throughout our interviews with five promising companies from the five sectors outlined in the ProsperityNOLA plan, a few trends emerged. First, the universities in New Orleans are increasingly serving as a source of human capital for the city’s entrepreneurial scene.... Read More →
For the final post in our ProsperityNOLA cluster series, we catch up with our neighbors in the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center (NOBIC), Theodent. Theodent is a unique biotech company that has harnessed (and patented) the power of Rennou™, a powerful... Read More →
For the fourth post in our ProsperityNOLA cluster series, EMH Associate Robert Bray sits down with Charles Easterling, CEO of Crescent Unmanned Systems. Crescent Unmanned Systems, a company that fits in directly with the “Advanced Manufacturing” cluster highlighted in the... Read More →
For the third installment of our ProsperityNOLA cluster series, EMH Associate Robert Bray sits down with Joule Energy co-founderJulian Thomas. Since 2009, Joule has been providing Louisiana homeowners with custom solar panels, and the company recently expanded into solar leasing.... Read More →
For our second post in our ProsperityNOLA cluster series, Alison stays in the IP Building to talk with Knud Berthelsen, CEO of Connect+Trade. Although Connect+Trade overlaps with the Creative Digital Media cluster, we are profiling Connect+Trade as an up-and-coming company... Read More →