Smashing Boxes, a technology company from Durham, North Carolina, has announced it is expanding into the Greater New Orleans market, where it will set up an office of 85 people, with an average salary of $75,000. The company, which focuses on brands and startups, was recently named one of the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America by Entrepreneur magazine. Smashing Boxes CEO Nick Jordan says of New Orleans: “I was struck by a like-mindedness with the local entrepreneurs and technologists. There’s a community-wide spirit of commitment that’s truly inspiring.”
Catalyzed by Louisiana’s Digital Media Incentive program, Greater New Orleans has recently welcomed investments from a wide variety of software development companies, including GE Capital, Gameloft, High Voltage Software, Performance Software, 4th Source, inXile and more. You can read more about the Smashing Boxes announcement here.