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14th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

2014 New Orleans…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Join us for the Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans… more

Entergy IMAX Theatre…

Jul 31 - Aug 21, 2014
Entergy IMAX Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences on an… more

JPAS Summer Musical…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., based on the zany musical that has taken… more

Le Foret - Five…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Wine aficionados and foodies alike can enjoy sumptuous seasonal delights with… more

Louisiana Music…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Listen to Voo Davis perform! more

Open Mic Night at…

Jul 31 - Aug 28, 2014
This summer, Thursday nights at Hard Rock New Orleans are open to local… more

The Historic New…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans Antiques… more

Workplace Wellness…

Jul 31 - 31, 2014
Pre-planning is a matter of taking the time to think about - and record - your… more

AN EVENING WITH …

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

COOLinary New…

Aug 1 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Mecha Con

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
MechaCon was conceived as a revolutionary Anime convention experience,… more

Sarah McLachlan at…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

Satchmo Summer Fest

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Come and enjoy live music with Leroy Jones & New Orleans Finest. more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for  multi-platinum singer and songwriter Sarah McLaughlin. She… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

20th Anniversary…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announces the annual Whitney… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Rolland Golden: An…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
Opening August 2, 2014 more

14th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 31 - Aug 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Idea Village is Seeking Entrepreneurs

Friends,

Happy New Year! That’s right - The Idea Village is launching its action-packed 2012 Entrepreneur Season and looking for the next crop of high-growth local entrepreneurs to receive free, world-class consulting, mentorship and capital. Help us continue our city’s entrepreneurial momentum and join the movement!

Not sure if you’re a good fit?
The Idea Village will be holding 4 information sessions at our offices. Criteria for participation are also listed on our website.

When:
Every Thursday from 5:30-6:30

Dates:
Thursday, July 14
Thursday, July 21
Thursday, July 28
Thursday, August 4

Where:
The Idea Village
515 Girod Street
Click here to RSVP.

Do you have the next BIG idea coming out of New Orleans?
The Idea Village is seeking its next class of dedicated, high-growth entrepreneurs to participate in the 3rd annual Idea Village Entrepreneur Challenge (IVEC), our central entrepreneur accelerator program. Join the ranks of Naked Pizza, Cordina Mar-Go-rita’s, NOLA Brewing Company and Drop the Chalk and receive six-months of free:

Mentorship & Support: Executives-in-Residence [EIRs] are seasoned entrepreneurs and experienced executives who act as the advisors for IDEAxcelerator ventures, providing mentorship, guidance, strategy and connections.

Access to Networks: The Idea Village provides access to a network of local and national investors, mentors and professional service providers through over 75 events during the season, including The Big Idea Showcase, NOEW Preview, and New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

Access to Capital: The Idea Village provides entrepreneurs access to local lending institutions, angel investor networks and venture capital investors through one on one meetings and competitive challenges. Select entrepreneurs will be chosen to present at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 10-16, 2012.

Exposure: The Idea Village has secured media coverage for entrepreneurs in Inc.com, Entrepreneur Magazine, Financial Times, The Daily Beast, Times Picayune, CNBC, NPR and Bloomberg TV and others.

Education: Targeted training in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship through IDEAinstitute.