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Did New Orleans Just Create A Season For Business And Entrepreneurship?

Tim Williamson, CEO of The Idea Village in New Orleans, can make anything – even the most unbelievable of things […]

4/15/2015 | Read Story »

Gov. Edwards signs non-discrimination executive order

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order providing employment protections for state employees and employees […]

4/13/2016 | Read Story »

Gov. Edwards and Monsanto Announce $975 Million Expansion in Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Monsanto President and Chief Operating Officer Brett Begemann announced the company’s decision today to expand […]

4/12/2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana’s tech industry: Reality or virtual reality?

Five-year-old Antonio Harris plugs away on his purple laptop, indifferent to the swirl of business pitches and presentations around him […]

4/11/2016 | Read Story »

Local, national debate grows over Trans-Pacific Partnership

As the political climate surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership continues to intensify, advocates still say that eliminating 18,000 tariffs will grow […]

4/16/2016 | Read Story »

Valmiki Capital Announces Partnership With New Orleans-Based Landing Zone

NEW ORLEANS – Valmiki Capital Management LP, a New York-based asset management company, announced that it is forming a partnership […]

4/1/2016 | Read Story »

Louisiana awarded grant to help implement Jump Start statewide

The Louisiana Department of Education today announced it has been awarded a $100,000 grant through phase one of the New […]

3/30/2016 | Read Story »

U.S. State Dept. Rep. Stone To Speak To Regional Leaders About Trans-Pacific Partnership

NEW ORLEANS – Laura Stone, the Director of the Economic Policy Office in the Bureau of East Asian and Economic […]

3/29/2016 | Read Story »