International Coding Contest Chooses New Orleans for First American Site

New Orleans' success in technology isn't going unnoticed. UNO and local software development firm Flow Digital are partnering to host the International Coding Contest on April 27 at UNO - the first time ever the contest is coming to the U.S. The worldwide computer science competition began in Austria in 1999. College students everywhere simultaneously compete against each other by solving programming puzzles provided by Catalysts, an Austrian software company. Currently the contest attracts more than 4,500 college students from 12 countries and 50 cities. 
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NOLABA Small Business Spotlight: Vizzit

vizzitNOLABA 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 a new series of small business spotlights, we're highlighting New Orleans business owners who use these resources to grow their businesses in the city. Arthur Bart-Williams is the founder of Vizzit Places, a mobile storytelling and marketing platform for companies to promote their brands through self-guided experiences about interesting places and popular events.
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Part 3 – Top Legal Considerations for Health Tech Digital Solutions: Data Security & Privacy

techThe NOLA Health Innovators Challenge concludes in March with a pitch competition during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. As judges from around the country are selecting finalists, Parker N. Smith & David C. Rieveschl of Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. explain how data strategies are important for health tech startups. (Part 1 focuses on intellectual property, and part 2 dives deeper with copyrights, patents and trademarks).
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NOLABA Small Business Spotlight: CotingaSoft

CotingaSoftNOLABA 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 a new series of small business spotlights, we’re highlighting New Orleans business owners who use these resources to grow their businesses in the city. Barrett Conrad is an independent software engineer who founded CotingaSoft in 2008.
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