Biz Talks

Episode 72: Levelset Sale Sets Record

This week’s Biz Talks podcast features native New Orleanian Scott Wolfe, a lawyer and entrepreneur who founded the New Orleans-based technology startup Levelset in 2012 to make payments less stressful for contractors and suppliers in the construction industry. The company…

Episode 69: COVID-19 Legal Questions

In this week's episode, labor and employment attorney Michelle D. Craig of Transcendent Law Firm shares the top questions and concerns she’s hearing from local nonprofits, schools and businesses when it comes to vaccinations and masks and offers up some…

Episode 66: Get Vaccinated!

The delta variant of the coronavirus is is spreading most quickly in places with low vaccination rates. Dr. Stacy Greene of DePaul Community Health Centers has a simple message for those who want to stay safe and for life to…

Episode 65: STEM NOLA Goes Global

Could New Orleans become known as the place to be for STEM education? Dr. Calvin Mackie, founder of the nonprofit STEM NOLA, thinks so. Thanks to millions of dollars in support from foundations and companies like Ochsner, Entergy, Boeing and…

Episode 64: The Juice is Loose

This week’s podcast features Neal Shulman, co-founder and CEO of Brewsy, a new direct-to-consumer wine company that doesn't deliver bottles – instead, it helps customers make their own. Based in the Seventh Ward, the company has already sold more than…

Episode 62: City Park Needs You

The reopening of Carousel Gardens and the return of special events are great news for New Orleans City Park. But, in this week's episode of Biz Talks, new CEO Cara Lambright says support from the community will be essential to…