New Orleans

  • Thanks, New Orleans: The Meetup Is On!

    Thanks, New Orleans: The Meetup Is On!

    Good news, everybody! Everything is really looking up in New Orleans and we’re on track to at least beat a few of the smaller cities we’ve visited in terms of tickets sold. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t buy your pass to the big show early, however, and we still want you there. Please, buy your tickets today so we can get an accurate headcount for next week. Read More

  • Let’s Go, New Orleans: We Want You At Our Meetup Next Week

    Let’s Go, New Orleans: We Want You At Our Meetup Next Week

    Hey, NOLA. What’s up? Listen, we have a problem. While we know that Atlanta is a startup hub and we’re already oversold in Georgia and Charleston, we’re having trouble filling seats in your home town. While we’re happy to come down for some hurricanes and dark and stormys, how about we have a few dozen more people show up? Please, buy your tickets today so we can get… Read More

  • Calling All Hardware Startups In Atlanta, New Orleans, And Charleston

    Calling All Hardware Startups In Atlanta, New Orleans, And Charleston

    Hello, Atlanta, New Orleans, and Charleston. We’d like to meet you. After you guys shovel out your unenclosed garages and de ice your homes, please drop us a line so we can see what amazing hardware you’re working on in your cities and, in addition, get featured on our regular hardware TCTV show, Makers. We’ve been running around the East Coast and SF for a while now. Read More

  • Kinobi Will Use Kinect To Teach You Yoga, Dancing Or Maybe Even Surgery

    Kinobi Will Use Kinect To Teach You Yoga, Dancing Or Maybe Even Surgery

    The web makes it easy to find instructional videos on practically any topic. There are 18,600,000 search results for “how to” on the site at the moment. Obviously not all of them are relevant, but that’s a staggering number. But if you’re trying to learn a physical skill — like dancing, yoga or martial arts — how can you tell if you’re doing the… Read More

  • New Orleans’ First Tech Incubator, Launch Pad Ignition, Debuts Its Second Batch Of Startups

    New Orleans’ First Tech Incubator, Launch Pad Ignition, Debuts Its Second Batch Of Startups

    Launch Pad Ignition, the first tech incubator to make its home in the Big Easy, today officially unveiled the seven companies that participated in its second annual session. The accelerator’s 12-week program began the second week of February and culminated yesterday with its own New Orleans rendition of the patented “Demo Day,” appropriately called “Launch… Read More

  • New Orleans Municipal WiFi Going Dark

    What bullshit! Not surprising, but ridiculous nonetheless. Ars Technica just reported that the city-wide New Orleans Municipal WiFi will soon be shutdown in favor of a pay service from Earthlink. Apparently Earthlink will continue to offer 128kbps wireless for free for “as long as the city is rebuilding.” This was a great idea that was castrated early-on by laws that are overly… Read More