08/01/13

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…


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…


06/20/13

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…


06/13/13

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…


05/09/13

The 19 Coolest Small Businesses In New Orleans

May 09, 2013 - Business Insider The BioInnovation Center was featured by Business Insider as one of the 19 coolest small businesses in New Orleans.


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…


03/14/13

Private, Public Sectors and Academia Come Together at the 2013 BIO International Convention

March 14, 2013 - BIO International Convention NOBIC President Aaron Miscenich was a featured speaker on a panel titled “Accelerators: Leveraging Regional Resources for Growth” during the 2013 BIO International…


03/12/13

Angels of Southwest Louisiana Invests in Tech Startup VoiceHIT

March 12, 2013 - Silicon Bayou News Health IT startup VoiceHIT announced that the Angels of Southwest Louisiana have made an investment in the company to support it’s clinical management…