NolaVie Presents : Entrepreneurs

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

ARTWARD BOUND: Life and art on a shoestring


Beam by Sophie T. Lvoff Disruption of the status quo is the gorilla in the room that gives me hope. Bitcoin, digital money, says forget the banks and Wall Street, who forgot about us long, long ago. Self-publishing ... Read More »

New Orleans entrepreneur gets serious about sunglasses

Photo by Zack Smith.

A year or so ago, local artist and photographer Stirling Barrett decided that New Orleans needed its own line of sunglasses. It’s not a fashion thing, really. He’s not a Ray Ban kind of guy. Even though his ... Read More »

This young woman Is going east

Jalisa Roberts

To listen to Sharon Litwin interview Jalisa Roberts on WWNO radio, click here. It’s coming up on eight years since Hurricane Katrina changed so much about this city. And while the population has grown back to almost 80 ... Read More »

Making money is a good idea


Have you ever heard the expression “Everything old is new again”? I think about that when I run into some of today’s young, passionate social entrepreneurs; those descendants of the ‘60s flower children who made up that first ... Read More »

A revamped aimed at city’s growing employment market


In a collaborative project that has been undertaken by GNO, Inc, and 504ward, New Orleans’ premier professional job board,, was re-launched yesterday with a revamped look, more services, and enhancements. The enhancements made on the site aim ... Read More »

Fashion sistas: Creative paths merge in New Orleans

lisa tulip

"If people get off on fashion as much as they do food and music and art, which goes without saying they will, then there's a chance for at least a small sustained garment industry here…and it's not gonna ... Read More »

Entrepreneurs tackle childhood obesity with 10,000 healthy lunches a day

Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation is a non-profit organization that assists local entrepreneurs launch sustainable ventures that use business principles to tackle social problems.

According to data from Propeller: A Force for Innovation, 36 percent of 10- to 17-year-olds are overweight, with low-income and minority children being affected the most. They, along with partners Revolution Foods and KIPP New Orleans Schools, have launched ... Read More »

ShopLocalStyle pairs online shoppers with New Orleans boutiques founders have found a two-fold method that supports local retail and targets today’s consumer.

New Orleanians have shown a readiness to support anything local, whether it’s accolades, businesses, food, or products.  That's one reason why New Orleans has been named the number #1 shopping destination by Travel and Leisure. The city has ... Read More »

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