entrepreneurs http://wwno.org en National Program To Help Minority Entrepreneurs Will Debut At Essence Fest http://wwno.org/post/national-program-help-minority-entrepreneurs-will-debut-essence-fest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This year’s Essence Festival will be enhancing the empowerment component of the event that’s become known as the “party with a purpose.” The </span>20<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual Essence Festival includes the kickoff of a national drive to help minority entrepreneurs succeed.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:19:59 +0000 Eileen Fleming 63737 at http://wwno.org Idea Fest http://wwno.org/post/idea-fest <p></p><p class="p1">Out to Lunch is on board this week with the Idea Village's fifth annual entrepreneur showcase — <a href="http://ideavillage.org/">Idea Village</a>'s biggest NOLAbiz party yet, with 1,000+ entrepreneurs.</p><p class="p1">We're joined by hosts Tim Williamson, Kevin Wilkins and Robbie Vitrano, inNOLAvation founder Damon Burns,&nbsp;<a href="http://cano-la.org/">Creative Alliance</a>'s Jeanne Nathan, and Webster Pierce Jr., whose award winning invention, Wave Robber, is going to save the Louisiana coast.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:25:48 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 31933 at http://wwno.org The Good Side of the Hurricane http://wwno.org/post/good-side-hurricane <p>Living on the brink of annual annihilation has bred a number of fascinating businesses founded by exceptional people who are inspired by the spirit of our city.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 19627 at http://wwno.org