Entrepreneurship panel traces recent flourishing of start-ups in New Orleans, need to keep it going

October 11, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com NOBIC President Aaron Miscenich spoke during a panel discussion on entrepreneurship in New Orleans during an event called A Taste of New…


Health 2.0 New Orleans Co-Founder Wins $100K at Developer Challenge

October 09, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News New Orleans-based Rebar Interactive partnered with Omniscience Mobile on an app for ADHD teens and young adults that won the top prize of…


It’s Time To Rediscover The IUD, Women’s Health Advocates Say

October 06, 2013 - NPR NPR features Bioceptive while taking a look at intrauterine devices, their efficacy, and what it would take to boost usage of the devices in the…


New Orleans start-up seeks to simplify birth control, attracts investors, grants

August 30, 2013 - The Times-Picayune / Nola.com A brief history of Bioceptive’s development and recent progress, including a $1.1 million investment round and a $250,000 product development grant from…


Incubators strive to fuel NOLA startup scene

New Orleans CityBusiness NOBIC president Aaron Miscenich and other local incubator directors discuss the structure and financing of technology business incubators.


Pharmaceutical startups call for investor patience

August 01, 2013 - New Orleans CityBusiness Drug development is a very long and complex process, and it presents some unique obstacles to emerging startups. In this article, MiniVax and…


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…


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…


Health tech innovation group sets up NOLA office, launches July 18 at NOBIC

June 20, 2013 - New Orleans CityBusiness A Health 2.0 New Orleans chapter has launched for all those interested in healthcare technology and innovation. The group will hold it’s inaugural…


Bioceptive Closes $1.1M Investment Led by New World Angels

June 13, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News Women’s health medical device startup Bioceptive has closed a $1.1 million Series A funding round led by New World Angels. Bioceptive’s novel intrauterine…