The Idea Village Announces its 2016 Entrepreneur Season Entrepreneurs-in-Residence



The Idea Village has announced the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs) managing the organization’s suite of entrepreneur accelerator programs during the 2016 Entrepreneur Season. They include serial entrepreneur J. Anthony Miguez, digital marketing expert Megan Hargroder, and private equity investor Hank Torbert. With over 50 years of combined experience in startup ventures, investment, and communications, J., Megan, and Hank will provide individualized coaching, intensive business consulting, and opportunities for peer learning for up to 15 founders through the following three accelerators:

  • IDEAx: 12-week program for 5 New Orleans-based founders creating scalable businesses. Learn more here.
  • DIGITAL MEDIAx: 12-week program for 5 New Orleans-based founders with innovative digital information sharing concepts readily accessible on a mobile platform, hosted in partnership with NOLA Media Group. Learn more here.
  • ENERGYx: 12-week program for 5 Louisiana-based oil and gas startups, hosted in partnership with the Southeast Louisiana Energy Initiative. Learn more here.

Anyone interested in learning more about The Idea Village’s 2016 programs is invited attend the 2016 Season kickoff event, Entrepalooza, on Sunday, August 30th at noon at the NOLA Brewery Taproom, where Miguez, Hargroder, and Torbert – as well as the 2016 startup experts – will be available to answer questions and help potential applicants navigate this year’s offerings.
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