It’s NOLA Tech Week

It’s Tech Week in New Orleans. The party kicked off tonight and goes on all week. NOLATechWeek - Press Icon

Good news – the events are free and are open to the public. Sessions include crowd-funding, wearable tech, marketing and software development. They are geared toward people involved in the tech industry and people interested in getting involved in the tech industry.

Info about NOLA Tech Week from the organizers:

NOLA Tech Week is a week-long celebration of our city’s unbelievable accomplishments, unrivaled community and unbridled potential. The week’s events will showcase how our community is utilizing our city’s economic growth to innovate across a myriad of disciplines.

NOLA Tech Week will bring together businesses and individuals at the forefront of innovation, technology, and culture. Focused on the entire greater New Orleans community, NOLA Tech Week will connect professionals from all over, ranging from tech companies, entertainment businesses, government agencies, environmental organizations, nonprofits as well as health and science leaders. NOLATech Week is the future of New Orleans innovation.

Jason Seidman, the lead volunteer, describes it as a BearCamp meets New Orleans Entrepreneur Week meets Tales of the Cocktail. Here’s more info about the event.
There are 35 events planned, involving more than 75 local businesses, nonprofits and organizations. Seidman said registrants are coming from 10 different states and all over Louisiana. Should be a good time.

– schedule for NOLA Tech Week

Event partners include:

  • New Orleans CityBusiness
  • Greater New Orleans Inc.
  • the Idea Village
  • BioDistrict New Orleans
  • Launch Pad
  • 4.0 Schools
  • Propeller
  • New Orleans Video Access Center
  • City of New Orleans

Disclosure: New in NOLA’s Caleb works for Susco Solutions, which is participating in NOLA Tech Week.

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