Building The City’s Retail Portfolio by Putting People First

At the New Orleans Business Alliance, we work hard every day to achieve equitable and inclusive economic growth for all New Orleanians by working to attract new businesses, grow our local workforce and small business ecosystem, and most importantly to connect people to opportunity. To achieve...

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Accruent Announces New Tech Center, 350 New Jobs in New Orleans

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Accruent CEO John Borgerding announced the company will create 350 new direct jobs in New Orleans and establish a technology center of excellence in the city’s Central Business District. An Austin, Texas-based company, Accruent has locations worldwide. Accruent specializes in software...

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GOV. EDWARDS, MAYOR CANTRELL, DXC TECHNOLOGY DEDICATE NEW ORLEANS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CENTER

sign Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Executive Vice President Jim Smith of DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) joined guests and employees in dedicating the company’s New Orleans Digital Transformation Center at the newly named DXC Technology Building on Poydras Street. In November, DXC Technology announced it will create 2,000 new direct jobs in New Orleans over the next five years in what will become Louisiana’s largest technology-focused economic development project to date.
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NOLABA Small Business Spotlight: Align

AlignNOLABA connects New Orleanians with the support and resources they need to achieve economic prosperity. This includes providing information for small businesses like local resource providers and certification opportunities. In our newest Small Business Spotlight, NOLABA interviewed Align CEO Doug Walner, who plans to hire 35 people over the next 18 months after securing more than $2 million in a recent round of early stage financing. 
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NOLABA Small Business Spotlight: Overcoming Racism

Overcoming Racism NOLABA connects New Orleanians with the support and resources they need to achieve economic prosperity. This includes providing information for small businesses like local resource providers and certification opportunities. In our newest Small Business Spotlight, NOLABA interviewed Matthew Kincaid, founder of Overcoming Racism and the 2018 Louisiana Young Entrepreneur of the Year, about utilizing New Orleans' small business ecosystem to achieve his business mission - equipping educators with tools to build culturally responsive schools and classrooms.

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