Discover our Entrepreneur ProgramsStrategy sessions & accelerators to catapult your business to the next level.
What's Happening at The Village
Applications for the 2017 season accelerator programs open on July 1st. Local founders looking to scale their ventures are invited to apply.
Lend Your Expertise
Apply to be an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for one of our 2017 accelerator programs.
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.
Explore Our 2015 Impact Report
This year, in an effort to continue trusting our crazy ideas, we are delivering our 2015 Impact Report in a new way. Check out the new interactive, digital report & share our vision of making New Orleans the hub of entrepreneurship in the South by 2018.
Meet Our Newest Entrepreneurs
Meet the 22 local entrepreneurs from 15 new ventures participating in this season's accelerator programs - IDEAx, DIGITAL MEDIAx, and ENERGYx
Introducing the NOLA100
Meet the NOLA100 - a group of startups that have gained significant traction and are driving New Orleans' entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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.