10/19/15

2015 BioChallenge Competition Finalists Announced

On November 18 at the Joy Theater, four life sciences startups will pitch to a panel of investors and industry expert judges for a $25,000 cash prize. This year's finalists…


09/02/15

ICONIC Expands in Texas and the Midwest

Grass-fed protein drink ICONIC is expanding to additional stores in Texas, Ohio, and Illinois. The drink created by Be Well Nutrition comes in three flavors and is now available online…


07/25/15

BioFund Reaches $3M Milestone, Expands Capital Offerings

The New Orleans BioFund has fully disbursed its initial pool of funding for small businesses, providing growth capital to 15 emerging companies in Greater New Orleans. The BioFund has now…


05/20/15

InnoGenomics Recognized by U.S. Senate During National Small Business Week

InnoGenomics Technologies has been recognized in the Congressional Record by Senator David Vitter, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The company was recognized as Small…


04/10/15

ICONIC Debuts New Flavor and Packaging

Be Well Nutrition, makers of the healthy protein drink line ICONIC, have announced a packaging change along with the launch of a new flavor, Cafe au Lait. The company has…


12/19/14

A Year of Growth: 2014 Startup Updates

With new employees, partners, customers, and funding, our clients and tenants had a big year. Local startups and researchers assisted by the Center have raised $30 million to develop life-saving…


12/05/14

NOBIC President, BioFund Manager and 6 Health Startups Named to Silicon Bayou 100

The 2014 Silicon Bayou 100 is the fourth annual list of the 100 most innovative, influential and active people in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana. NOBIC's President Aaron Miscenich, BioFund…


11/11/14

ICONIC Expands in Baton Rouge with New Distribution Partner

The team behind healthy protein drink ICONIC has partnered with major distributor Mockler Beverages to significantly expand the company's reach in Southeast Louisiana. The beverage has just rolled out to…


10/16/14

JetBlue to Offer ICONIC Through Accel Foods Partnership

ICONIC will be featured on some JetBlue flights through a new partnership between the airline and the Accel Foods accelerator. The program also included a multi-day exhibit for travelers to…


08/27/14

BioFund Surpasses $2 Million Milestone

The New Orleans BioFund has now invested over $2 million in twelve Southeast Louisiana businesses to help facilitate growth and job creation in the region. Companies in the BioFund portfolio…