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What's Happening at The Village
Register for NOEW 2017
Want access to 6 days of FREE, awesome programming? Head to noew.org to check out the calendar, register, & build your custom festival schedule.
Apply to Pitch at The Big Idea
Want to showcase your startup during at the world's largest crowd-driven pitch extravaganza and have a chance to win $25k?
Apply to the 2nd Annual IDEAtour
Learn more about IDEAtour: a curated, VIP experience for high-growth startups looking to move to New Orleans.
Gain Exposure at #NOEW2017
Click here to learn how you can showcase your business to 15K+ investors, entrepreneurs, professionals and students at #NOEW2017.
Explore Our 2016 Impact Report
Explore, share, and join us in advancing New Orleans' entrepreneur movement. We hope it inspires you to welcome new voices to the conversation.
Meet Our Newest Entrepreneurs
Meet the local entrepreneurs from 15 new ventures participating in this season's accelerator programs - IDEAx, DIGITAL MEDIAx, and ENERGYx.
A Message From the Board
On behalf of The Idea Village Board of Directors, please join us in congratulating Tim Williamson as he joins NOLA Media Group as President.
NOEW 2016 in Review
#NOEW2016 was record-breaking. We will have the full report for you soon, but in the meantime, check out some highlights from the week here.
Read Our Story
Like a lean startup, The Idea Village has iterated over time to achieve our goals. Learn how what started on a cocktail napkin has turned into a global movement.