November 15th, 2013
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It’s Saturday, September 20 and 12:54am in Downtown New Orleans.
On Tuesday, March 19, five startup enterprises will make their best "pitch" at the inaugural "Downtown NOLA Arts-Based Business Pitch" presented by the Downtown Development District. The competition is part of the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, scheduled for Saturday, March 16-Friday, March 22.
The DDD and its partners, including Corporate Realty, Jones Walker, Postlethwaite & Netterville APAC, Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO), Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF), Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix, LLP and Wisznia & Associates, will award a prize package of seed capital and pro bono legal, accounting, PR, and real estate services valued at $25,000.
"Downtown New Orleans is fast becoming a hub of creativity and entrepreneurship, and the DDD wants to foster an environment for artists and innovative businesses to grow and prosper," said President & CEO Kurt Weigle. "This competition is an opportunity to help an arts-based business move forward."
Space is limited, please register HERE to attend the completion.
Downtown's Arts District is home to 18 art galleries and 5 museums.
New Orleans is #1 Top City for Young Entrepreneurs 2011 Under30CEO.com
Downtown is the largest employment center in Louisiana with 62,000 jobs
New Orleans named one of the 15 Coolest North American Cities MSN Travel
New Orleans ranked #1 Most Improved on "Best Cities for Business" Wall Street Journal Marketwatch
Hungry? There are 176 restaurants and 32 sidewalk cafes in Downtown New Orleans
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor
$3.4 billion invested Downtown since 2005