Small Business Spotlight: Located in Central City, trepwise Grows by Helping Others Grow

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 trepwise CEO Kevin Wilkins to talk about how trepwise assists new & existing organizations with operations, financials, partnerships/organizational structure, strategic planning, scaling/growth, branding, and more. trepwise's clients are a mix of organizations from virtually every industry, including: education, financial services, food & hospitality, technology, the arts, faith-based institutions, nonprofits and many more.   

Read More

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.

**ALERT: Want to work for a great, growing company like Align? Click here to apply today! **

Read More

iMerit Announces New Orleans as First U.S. Delivery Center, Another High-Tech Investment for NOLA

iMeritDigital data services company iMerit announced downtown New Orleans as the location for its first U.S. delivery center on April 24, representing another victory for New Orleans' technology scene. In the New Orleans location, employees are supporting innovative companies with needs in Spanish and English Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, and U.S.-based customer service needs. 
Read More

NOLABA Partners with 504ward, GNO, Inc., on NOLA BOUND Pop-up at French Quarter Fest

NOLA BOUNDA healthy economy needs a diverse and skilled workforce. NOLABA connects workers, both homegrown and around the country, to opportunities for career growth in New Orleans. One way is through the NOLA BOUND initiative alongside 504ward, which is housed at NOLABA, and is committed to retaining young professional talent. 504ward Executive Director Mary Matthews explains the initiative, which includes a pop-up tent at French Quarter Fest April 14-15
Read More

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. 
Read More