Building the NEXT New Orleans.

It is our vision that New Orleans will be the hub of entrepreneurship in the South by 2018.

Check out our progress to date.

Great people. Big Ideas.

The 2016 Entrepreneur Season has launched.

Take a look at our suite of Entrepreneur Programs!

Driving a culture of entrepreneurship.

The Idea Village works to identify, support, and retain entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans.

Learn about our efforts to catalyze a collaborative network for entrepreneurs.

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Driving an Entrepreneurial Movement


Tracking the entrepreneurial activity in New Orleans

Meet Our Newest Entrepreneurs

We are excited to introduce 22 local entrepreneurs from 15 new ventures participating in our 7th annual IDEAVILLAGEx program. IDEAVILLAGEx…


Kicking off the 2016 Entrepreneurial Season in Style at Entrepalooza!

On Sunday, August 30th, we hosted our second annual Entrepalooza party. This year’s party was especially exciting because we had the chance to host it at the brand new NOLA Brewing…


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