March 27, 2017
Why New Orleans's Scenehound is Bringing its Crowdfinding Technology to Columbus
Ah the feeling of disappointment when you walk into the bar and are greeted by a shoulder-to-shoulder wall of thirsty patrons, or head to your favorite restaurant for that one dish you’ve been craving all day to find a two-hour wait. Scenehound is coming all the way from New Orleans to help Columbusites avoid these out-and-about dilemmas with its crowd-sourced, crowd-tracking app.
March 3, 2017
New Orleans-based app 'Scenehound' Launches in Columbus
The crowdfinding application ‘Scenehound’ was started in New Orleans, but now its making its debut in Columbus and The Ohio State campus.
October 26, 2016
5 New Orleans startups with fresh ideas for the Digital MediaX Challenge
"The community of video game makers, software developers and other digital media businesses in New Orleans is young but growing. This fall, five local startups will work to carve out a space of their own in the burgeoning digital media industry..."
October 20, 2016
Out To Lunch: Drinkstagram
"Business people wrestle with a simple question: How do you turn this captive audience into customers? On this edition of Out to Lunch we meet the person who has the answer..."
September 15, 2016
15 startups invited to Idea Village accelerator programs
"The Idea Village has invited 15 new ventures to participate in IDEAVILLAGEx, an annual series of programs that provide service and mentorships to entrepreneurs..."
July 6, 2016
Why Tech Transplants Come to New Orleans – and Why They Stay – Part 2
“I was born in Jamaica and grew up in New York. After spending a number of years living in Miami and NYC, I was looking for a new hometown that mirrored the energy of a big city, but was a bit more family-friendly..."
March 18, 2016
Beer pong made family-friendly wins $25,000 in The Big Idea
"When Todd Mashburn saw his friends struggling to play beer pong in a stiff breeze, he knew he could improve upon the game. An LSU student at the time, he built a version using cuts of PVC pipe set inside a wooden box, resembling a billiards rack inside a square. With a heavier ball designed especially for the game, Mashball was born..."
March 7, 2016
Meet the 10 finalists for The Big Idea
The 10 finalists have been selected for The Big Idea, the capstone event of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (March 11-18). More than 33,000 votes were cast over the past 14 days to decide which start-ups advance to compete for a $25,000 grand prize package.
February 16, 2016