David Denny and Degin Regan are Maryland natives who first came to New Orleans to help in cleanup efforts after the BP oil spill. They co-founded VR Arcade NOLA in 2016, becoming Louisiana's first and only virtual reality event services company. Read in this WhyNOLA Q&A why they wanted to launch their entrepreneurial venture in New Orleans.
Gant Laborde is the chief technology strategist at the New Orleans branch of Infinite Red, Inc. Born and raised in Greater New Orleans, he explains in this WhyNOLA Q&A why he felt drawn to return to his home city and do business in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
By Louis David, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy
Collision 2017 can best be summed up with one word: giant. From the physical layout of the Convention Center to the estimated 20,000 attendees (up 60%+ from 2016)
The 9th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week runs March 19-24, 2017. The Idea Village produces the event, and NOLABA sat down with its acting CEO Emily Madero to discuss how NOEW has evolved since its launch in 2009, and the annual IDEAtour, which will be held during NOEW for the first time.
Lindsay Fox, Vice President Sales and Brand Strategy,LookFar: Lindsay Fox knew she was bonded to New Orleans forever in September 2005. She traveled to the city to film a documentary about New Orleans musicians in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.