Great people. Big Ideas.

The 2016 Entrepreneur Season has launched.

Take a look at our suite of Entrepreneur Programs!

Driving a culture of entrepreneurship.

The Idea Village works to identify, support, and retain entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans.

Learn about our efforts to catalyze a collaborative network for entrepreneurs.

Building the NEXT New Orleans.

It is our vision that New Orleans will be the hub of entrepreneurship in the South by 2018.

Check out our progress to date.

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Driving an Entrepreneurial Movement


Tracking the entrepreneurial activity in New Orleans

The Best of 2015

With startup activity 64 percent above the national average, and 40 percent above that of other Southern metros (according The…


#IDEAinsider: December 2015

Happy halftime, friends! This past month has been pretty impactful for the local entrepreneurial community, and we are excited to share…


Explore Our Interactive Impact Report

In 2015, we realized that the idea of New Orleans as a hub of entrepreneurship was no longer just an idea, but a reality. Now, we’ve set our sights further.…


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