Mark your calendars for the 3rd annual Start Up St Bernard Live pitch event...A robust companion contest that is part of the New Orleans Entrepeneur Week (#NOEW2017) The event features the five finalists pitching their businesses to a panel of judges from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on March 20 at the Meraux Foundation's Docville Farm at 5128 E. St. Bernard Highway in Violet. The event is free and open to the public. The «Shark Tank-style» business competition will be emceed by Tom Gregory, multiple regional Emmy Award winner and WYES producer. Attendees should register at noew.org.
Crescent City Seafood Connection, Da Parish Kayaks, Functional Health and Wellness, Leduc Entertainment, and Reactive Digital Systems.
2017 Judges: Jimmy Roussel, CEO of the New Orleans Startup Fund; Cleveland Spears, President and CEO of Spears Group; David Fennelly, Director of Associated Terminals LLC and President of Turn Services LLC; Aaron Dirks, Founder and CEO of Deluxe Shuttle, Chairman and Co-Founder of Posigen, and Director of Business Development at Limosine Livery; and Erica Larkin Gaudet, sculptor and owner of Larkin Gaudet LLC.