Idea Village announces plans for its fifth and largest Entrepreneur | NOLA.com

The entrepreneurship promoters at The Idea Village in New Orleans have announced the lineup for their culminating annual event, Entrepreneur Week, in March, a festival celebrating enterprising ventures that includes contests where entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas in front of judges and audiences and educational seminars covering the needs of upstart companies. This year, 43 startups will compete for investment money, 780 entrepreneurs will participate in educational events and 3,000 people, including financiers, business leaders and students, will attend.
The Big Idea Challenge is the culminating event of The Idea Village's New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. In 2013, the festival for entrepreneurship takes place in March at Gallier Hall, with 3,000 participants expected. Delta Regional Authority

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