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New Orleans Leads the USA by 30% in number of startups-per-capita

Entrepreneurship has spiked post-Katrina, from 218 individuals starting businesses out
of every 100,000 metro area adults in 2003-05 to 427 in 2008-10, and remains well
above the national average of 333.

08/15/2011 | Read Story »

Forbes: Digital game maker coming to New Orleans

A digital video game company says it will establish a development studio in New Orleans, creating 146 jobs over the next decade.

08/15/2011 | Read Story »

Gameloft to open major development studio in New Orleans

Mobile video game developer Gameloft announces plans to open a New Orleans studio

08/15/2011 | Read Story »

Times-Picayune: Gameloft will develop software in New Orleans

Mobile and online video game developer Gameloft is expanding into New Orleans with the opening of a software development studio in the Crescent City, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Monday.

08/15/2011 | Read Story »

2011 Business Facilities Rankings: La. No. 2 in Growth Potential, No. 7 in Business Climate

Virginia and Louisiana are the top-ranked states for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 2011 State Rankings Report.

08/02/2011 | Read Story »

N.O. named “Co-Major Market of the Year”; Louisiana “State of the Year” by Southern Business & Development

Big deals were almost everywhere in the South in calendar year 2010 and some states and markets had record years.

07/15/2011 | Read Story »

Gov. Jindal Signs Digital Media and Technology Commercialization Tax Credit Bills In Shreveport

New laws extend incentives for economic development driven by interactive software and research.

07/11/2011 | Read Story »

Inc. Magazine: Why New Orleans Is the Coolest Start-up City in America

Inc. Magazine spotlights the growth of entrepreneurship in New Orleans.

04/06/2011 | Read Story »