The Idea Village has a mission.

We strive to identify, support, and retain entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans.

Learn more about our work building an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

It takes a village.

The Idea Village is a community of entrepreneurs and those who believe in them.

Meet the network we have on board to help startups through their journey.

NOEW 2015 was record breaking.

A 103% increase in attendance solidifies NOEW's position on NOLA’s annual cultural calendar.

Learn more about the event’s impact here.

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Driving an Entrepreneurial Movement


Tracking the entrepreneurial activity in New Orleans

The Wildlife Reserve Wins the Arts Based Business Pitch at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Five finalists participated in the Arts-Based Business pitch during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, presented by the Downtown Development District in partnership with the Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO) and…


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