Startup St. Bernard After Party To Be Hosted By Inaugural Winner 40 Arpent Brewing Co.
NEW ORLEANS – The 3rd Annual Startup St. Bernard live pitch competition, organized by The Meraux Foundation and St. Bernard Development Foundation, held in conjunction with New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 20. Following the competition, 40 Arpent Brewing Company, 6809 N. Peters Street, in Arabi, Louisiana, will host the Startup St. Bernard After Party from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Inaugural Startup St. Bernard winner 40 Arpent Brewing Company agreed to host a gathering in the taproom that their prize package helped fund. All finalists, judges, attendees and individuals unable to attend the competition are encouraged to join the celebration in Old Arabi.
Startup St. Bernard invites entrepreneurs to apply for a chance to pitch their business to a panel of judges in St. Bernard Parish for a prize package valued at more than $120,000. The competition serves to not only equip a local business to expand their operations in St. Bernard, but also improves the entrepreneur ecosystem and markets the parish as the place to start a business in Greater New Orleans, event reps said.