07/18/13

BioFund reaches $1 million in small business loans for Hurricane Katrina-impacted parishes

July 18, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com The New Orleans BioFund has loaned more than $1 million to local entrepreneurs since late 2012. Loans have supported businesses as diverse…


07/11/13

APMT Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

July 11, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News Tulane spin-out company Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies has been awarded an SBIR grant to demonstrate the feasibility of their technology to monitor and…


04/19/13

Health drink maker and teacher job site win combined $70,000 in Tulane business contest on Friday

April 19, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com Be Well Nutrition, maker of healthy lifestyle beverage ICONIC, won the $50,000 top prize with a strong pitch at the 13th annual…


03/20/13

Health drink maker wins the first Jefferson Parish business pitch contest during Entrepreneur Week

March 20, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com Be Well Nutrition won the inaugural Cordina Challenge pitch competition for Jefferson Parish entrepreneurs. Company co-founder Billy Bosch successfully pitched Be Well’s…


02/06/13

Be Well Nutrition Launches First Flavor of Healthy Lifestyle Beverage ICONIC

February 06, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News The first loan given by the New Orleans BioInnovation Center as part of their BioFund, was presented to Be Well Nutrition last December.…


02/03/13

NOBIC Tenants Launch New Products

February 03, 2013 - New Orleans CityBusiness Two local start-ups based out of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center have launched new products. In the past week, local toothpaste manufacturer Theodent…


12/18/12

New Orleans BioFund Invests in Be Well Nutrition

December 18, 2012 - Silicon Bayou News The first ever BioFund loan took place last week at the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. With $2.55 million in loans to give out…


12/13/12

BioFund Makes Its First Loan

December 13, 2012 – The Times-Picayune / NOLA.com The New Orleans BioInnovation Center business incubator on Thursday announced the first recipient of a low-interest loan from a newly established fund…


09/19/12

Newsmaker Q&A: Kris Khalil, manager, New Orleans BioFund

September 19, 2012 - New Orleans CityBusiness Kris Khalil is venturing into relatively new territory with his recent assignment managing the $1.7 million New Orleans BioFund that will provide low-interest…