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14th Annual Saints…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… more

40th Annual Julia…

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
The Preservation Resource Center’s annual Julia Jump turns 40 this year!… more

9th Annual New…

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
Calling all small-business owners, startups, mom-and-pop shops, entrepreneurs… more

Bach Around the Clock

Mar 24 - 25, 2017
Come join us for the Annual Bach Around the Clock. There will be over two… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 24 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Clarence John…

Mar 24 - 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 24, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 24 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

Exhibition to feature…

Mar 24 - 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Mar 24 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

JazzCon.Tech

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
MUSIC. FOOD. CODE. Web Dev Conference JazzCon.Tech March 2017, New Orleans. … more

Jefferson Chamber…

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
Join us on March 24, 2017 at The New Orleans Saints, Indoor, 100-yard training… more

Kermit Ruffins Concert

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
This concert follows The Big Idea Pitch competition during New Orleans… more

New Orleans Bourbon…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Laissez les bon temps rouler. Let the good times roll. The motto of a city that… more

New Orleans…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Come join us in a spring celebration featuring sugar blowing demonstrations and… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 24 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 24 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

NOLA Pyrate Week

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
NOLA Pyrate Week is 10 days of swashbuckling, art, music, food, events and… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 24 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Mar 24, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

14th Annual Saints…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… 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.