New Orleans Business Plan Competition

Calling ENTREPRENEURS WITH IDEAS TO retain YOUNG TALENT in New Orleans! The Idea Village has announced 504ward's $100,000 Business Competition for entrepreneurs with ideas to retain young talent in New Orleans. Check out an inspired YouTube video to get your creative juices flowing.

Generously funded by local venture philanthropist Leslie Jacobs and already matched in resources and services from the local community for a growing total value of $200,000, the wining package will include services and assistance from among event sponsors
Adams and Reese,
Jones Walker,
Fabre Smith & Coco,
Netcom Group,
New Orleans Magazine,
Gambit Weekly,
Human Resources Management Association of Greater New Orleans,
Lifestyle Revolution Group,
Event Producers and
Louisiana Technology Park:

If you are not ready to submit an idea but have resources to support New Orleans entrepreneurs, please contact the event sponsors about providing cash and in-kind donations. Visit Business Competition Overview for additional details, criteria, rules and regulations.