Below you will find press materials for The Idea Village, logos, and links to some of our favorite articles written on our behalf.
Google for Entrepreneurs and The Brees Dream Foundation, in partnership with The Idea Village, announced the eight high schools accepted into the fourth annual Trust Your Crazy Idea Challenge. The after-school entrepreneurship program is designed to inspire young entrepreneurs.
While there has been an explosion of accelerators lately around the country, Mass Challenge, along with Techstars and Idea Village of New Orleans, represent the most ambitious and rigorous attempts to nurture the startup ecosystems in their communities. These guys work harder than the startups they...
Through their nonprofit, the Brees Dream Foundation, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife have raised more than $20 million for the team’s home city. One of their initiatives is the “Trust Your Crazy Idea Challenge,” an after-school entrepreneurship program for New Orleans high...
The Idea Village has teamed with local businesses and nonprofits to develop a number of mentor programs geared at fostering start-ups in a number of emerging industries, from water management to education technology. Now it is partnering with Reily Foods and Rouses Markets to offer a program for...
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by Downtown Development District of New Orleans
These awards are presented annually to recognize exceptional accomplishments of the people and places that inspire, innovate and integrate the Downtown NOLA brand into their Downtown neighborhoods.
The Idea Village team received the Innovator of the Year award for their development and execution of the 4th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, which culminated in the inaugural Big Idea pitch extravaganza.
2012 Nania Award
by Tulsa Partners
This award is to be given to someone who has done outstanding work on the national stage to build disaster-resistant and sustainable communities.
The Idea Village and Greater New Orleans Foundation received the Nania award in recognition for the Water Challenge, a nationally replicable model for fostering entrepreneurial innovation on issues related to water management and natural hazards.