Biz New Orleans - September 2022

State of Louisiana Premieres New Entertainment Industry Website

BATON ROUGE – From Louisiana Economic Development: The State of Louisiana is unveiling a revamped and redesigned website dedicated to entertainment industry professionals doing business in our state. The updated site, still found at LouisianaEntertainment.gov, engages visitors with a vibrant…

Nunez Partners with EON Reality to Offer VR Courses

CHALMETTE, La. — EON Reality, a specialist in virtual and augmented reality and knowledge metaverse industry and education solutions, has announced a partnership with Nunez Community College. EON-XR solutions are designed to help Nunez instructors “increase the speed of workforce…

LSU Student Startup Closes $1.8M Funding Round

BATON ROUGE – Mallard Bay, an online marketplace for booking guided hunting and fishing trips with vetted outfitters and charters, announces the closing of its $1.8 million funding round led mostly by angel investors. “We are truly humbled to see…

'Captain America' Fixes Hurricane Hit Roofs

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Actor Anthony Mackie was not carrying his Captain America shield when he returned to his hometown of New Orleans to help repair hurricane-damaged roofs but for people in his old neighborhood knowing their tarp-covered roofs were…

JEDCO Wins International Economic Development Awards

AVONDALE, La. – From the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission: On Sept. 20, JEDCO received international recognition for excellence and innovation in economic development at the International Economic Development Council 2022 Excellence Awards in Oklahoma City, Okla. JEDCO was honored…

St. Tammany Corporation Wins International Award

MANDEVILLE, La. – From the St. Tammany Corporation: The St. Tammany Corporation has earned major professional honors for the fourth consecutive year at this year’s International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 2022 Excellence in Economic Development Awards, which were announced Sept.…

BGR Announces Excellence in Government 2022 Honorees

NEW ORLEANS — The Bureau of Governmental Research has announced the recipients of its 2022 Excellence in Government Awards. This program honors outstanding efforts by public employees and private citizens to improve government in the New Orleans area. BGR will…

Adams and Reese Launches HBCU Practice

NEW ORLEANS — Expanding upon its existing education practice and representation of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority Serving Institutes (MSI), Adams and Reese has launched an HBCU/MSI practice, providing support specifically tailored to institutions educating minority populations.…

Chaffe & Associates Celebrates 40th Anniversary

NEW ORLEANS – This year, Chaffe & Associates celebrates its 40th anniversary. With clients across the South, the company focuses on valuations, mergers and acquisition advisory services with an emphasis on founder-led companies, family-owned businesses, banks and other financial institutions.  …