NolaVie Presents : Entrepreneurs

NolaVie publishes content about New Orleans entrepreneurs and New Orleans entrepreneurship opportunities.

Breaking barriers in entrepreneurship


While entrepreneurship in itself is daunting and difficult, being a minority entrepreneur presents its own challenges. Among New Orleans entrepreneurs, there is a compelling theme that turns these challenges into opportunities. Discussions of diversity are often centered on race. But diversity, ... Read More »

ChangeWorks: Making the perfect pitch

2013 PitchNOLA: Community Solutions semi-finalists line up to hear the judges' deliberation. (Photo: Propeller)

Imagine you have an idea. A great idea. An idea for a social venture that could change New Orleans. Maybe it’s a bold new solution for attracting minority teachers. Maybe it’s a new app that streamlines disaster management. ... Read More »

A market with a mission

Hollygrove Market communications and community outreach specialist Rie Ma reveals the contents of her home refrigerator.

  Located in the center of New Orleans, Hollygrove Market functions as an urban farm, local produce market and community garden that is bolstering local and sustainable eating in the Crescent City, while simultaneously providing underserved New Orleans ... Read More »

St. Claude Main Street helps local vendors set up shop


Moving in amid the storm of highly anticipated and well-received dining options along St. Claude Avenue -- including spots like Junction, Red Chinese and the soon-to-open St. Roch Market -- are an array of local retailers.

Initiated by a ... Read More »

Making groceries market style

Crescent City Farmers Market offers fresh, local produce to NOLA communities.

  Kathryn Parker has been at the helm of the Crescent City Farmers Market for just one year. Taking over from the orgnaization's original leader, Richard McCarthy, who went on to become the Executive Director of Slow Food ... Read More »

Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center

The Broadmoor Education Corridor links four centers for community enrichment.

These days, when you drive or walk the length of General Pershing from Broad Street toward South Claiborne, you can tell something is growing there. There in Broadmoor, in the heart of New Orleans, a community is rebuilding itself. On what was the largest concentration of blight in the neighborhood, construction is underway for an 11,500-square-foot Arts and Wellness Center, a space that will provide quality arts enrichment and improved vitality to over 350 community members daily. Read More »

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