Candidates to compete for over $40K in resources
NOEW, Monday, March 14, 1pm – 5pm, join the DDD, CANO and LCEF for the join the DDD, CANO and LCEF for the 4th annual Downtown NOLA Arts-Business Pitch. This pitch is aimed at identifying and supporting entrepreneurs that have a scalable arts-based project situated in the creative, architecture, technology, digital media, or film/entertainment fields that benefits Downtown NOLA. Come watch as local arts-based entrepreneurs compete for a prize package valued at over $40,000 in cash and in-kind services.
The five finalists are:
Culturalyst – a web platform that creates an organized and highly visual directory of a city’s creative population, accompanied by a support mechanism.
Escape My City – an ongoing scavenger hunt game in Downtown New Orleans which invites players to visit various businesses and cultural institutions.
Girl’s Guide – a resource for women on the go in major cities, providing a web and mobile interface that gives members full access to a curated and accurate list of everything a city can offer, including shopping, dining, bars, salons, and so much more.
LIBERTAD – a self-guided digital tour app that allows an immersive and personal exploration of slavery in the CBD section of New Orleans. It will be the first in a series of “Uncover New Orleans” Tour Apps that highlight under discovered aspects of the living museum that is New Orleans.
PatentDive – an application to allow artists, creatives, and inventors to create design patents in minutes.
Click here for a full description of each.
Click here to Register for the event.
Other sponsors for this year’s pitch include Postlethwaite & Netterville, Jones Walker, Wisznia, beta and Corporate Realty.