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

Top 10 Moments from Rise of the Rest in New Orleans

Last week, we had a blast hosting Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest team in New Orleans. We gave Steve and his team a real taste of the city. Rise…


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