Loyola's Center for Entrepreneurship Launches Courses to Help Entrepreneurs Become More Investment Ready (New Orleans City Business, June 2019)The Loyola University CECD is holding a Master Class series led by local professionals. Topics include Deconstructing Government Opportunities, Entrepreneurial Marketing, Accounting, and more.
Amazon Web Services and Loyola Center for Entrepreneurship Host Civic Challenge Hackathon (Biz New Orleans, May 2019)Loyola University New Orlean's Center for Entrepreneurship partnered with Amazon Web Services to host a Civic Hackathon Challenge at the inaugural INNO conference. The Hackathon, which collaborated with the City of Baton Rouge to provide an open dataset, served as the kick-off event for the conference.
Loyola MBA Students Partner with the NSA in Lean LaunchPad Course (Silicon Bayou News, April 2019)MBA students at Loyola University have partnered with the National Security Agency this spring in the annual Lean LaunchPad course. Student teams were provided with patented NSA technologies and worked with inventors to assess their technology's market potential through research, customer interviews, and lean startup methodologies.
Director Kate McCrery Nominated in 2019 Ada Loveless Awards (LookFar, March 2019)Loyola University CECD Director, Kate Yoo McCrery, is nominated as a STEM Educator of the Year in the Ada Loveless Awards. The awards ceremony will be held as a part of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week and is hosted by local software company LookFar.
Loyola Center for Entrepreneurship Sponsors NOEW 2019 (New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 2019)The CECD at Loyola University is a proud sponsor of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2019. As well as being a financial supporter, the CECD hosts the annual IDEAcorps MBA Consulting Challenge which serves as the kick-off event for NOEW each year.
Kate McCrery Named 100 Most Influential People in Entrepreneurship in Louisiana (Silicon Bayou News, February 2019)Loyola University New Orleans CECD Director Kate Yoo McCrery is named as 100 of the Most Influential People in Entrepreneurship in Louisiana by Silicon Bayou News. The annual list highlights active and influential people in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana over the last year.
Felipe Massa Named 100 Most Influential People in Entrepreneurship in Louisiana (Silicon Bayou News, February 2019)Loyola University New Orleans CECD Founder Felipe Massa is named as 100 of the Most Influential People in Entrepreneurship in Louisiana by Silicon Bayou News. The annual list highlights active and influential people in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana over the last year.
Loyola Center for Entrepreneurship Receives a $1.5 Million Gift (Nola.com, September 2018)Loyola University New Orleans will now expand the scope of its Center for Entrepreneurship after receiving a $1.5 million gift from an anonymous donor. The gift will allow the Center to further experiential programming for students and bring entrepreneurs and mentors to campus.
Propeller, Good Work Network and CECD Host European Entrepreneurs (Biz New Orleans, October 2018)For one week in October, Good Work Network, Loyola University's Center for Entrepreneurship and Community Development (CECD), and the social entrepreneurship organization Propeller will host seven international entrepreneurs in New Orleans. The entrepreneurs have been awarded the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship by the U.S. Department of State and The German Marshall Fund.
Loyola's Innovation Speaker Series Presents "Generation Startup" (Loyola New Orleans, November 2016)Loyola University New Orleans' Center for Entrepreneurship presents the New Orleans premiere of the film 'Generation Start-Up' as a part of its Innovation Speaker Series aimed at area entrepreneurs and Loyola University students.
Loyola University New Orleans Launches Innovative Software Development Bootcamp (Loyola New Orleans, October 2016)The Center for Entrepreneurship (CECD) at Loyola University New Orleans announced the launch of the Loyola Certificate in Software Development and Coding, an immersive, 10-week 'boot camp' program in software development that bridges the "gap to workforce" for recently graduated liberal arts seniors from local universities.
The Idea Village and Loyola Join Forces to Host 2016 IDEAcorps Challenge (Silicon Bayou News, November 2015)International business accelerator The Idea Village and Loyola University's Center for Entrepreneurship have joined forces to host the 2016 IDEAcorps MBA Consulting Challenge. The program matches MBA students with local startups for an intensive, four-day competition during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.
NASA's Stennis Space Center and Loyola University in New Orleans Partner to Help Entrepreneurs (Sun Herald, November 2015)Loyola University New Orleans and NASA's Stennis Space Center have announced a partnership to educate young entrepreneurs and industry leaders about the benefits of NASA research and the use of NASA intellectual property in entrepreneurial endeavors.
New Orleans Startup Weekend Launches Seven Innovative Ventures (Silicon Bayou News, October 2015)Held at Loyola University's Center for Entrepreneurship (CECD), New Orleans Startup Weekend participants gathered on Friday to hear 15 initial business pitches from startup enthusiasts, developers, designers, marketers and creatives. Seven entrepreneurs will be chosen to advance with final pitches taking place on Sunday evening.