“New Orleans is fast becoming paradise for entrepreneurs, investors,” according to The Times Picayune, and Drew Brees agrees. In fact, Brees and his wife, Brittany, are launching an apparel business and are working with The Idea Village to identify a qualified entrepreneur/CEO to run the company...in New Orleans!
Why start a business in New Orleans? In a recent interview with The Huffington Post, Brees remarks, “New Orleans is the land opportunity for a lot of young entrepreneurs and we wanted to foster that vibe by establishing our own business and bringing the best and brightest young minds to the city.”
Interested candidates must send résumé and an executive summary (500 words or less) that explains your experience and why you are qualified to launch a celebrity-endorsed retail apparel line to email@example.com by June 5 at 12pm CT. Click here for additional details.
THE IDEA VILLAGE IS HIRING TOO!
We’re gearing up for the launch of the 2013 Entrepreneur Season in July and have exciting opportunities available, including:
Entrepreneur-in-Residence: Responsible for leading strategic consulting for entrepreneurs serviced by Idea Village. This includes advising the entrepreneurs selected for the IDEAxcelerator program, leading strategic planning and group learning sessions, preparing entrepreneurs for investment pitches and raising capital, providing internal support for execution planning, and representing Idea Village in public forums as needed. Click here for more details. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume by July 1, 2012 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out this video from The Big Idea, the culminating event of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2012 and the 2012 Season.
We hope you’ll join us for the 2013 Season, launching July 9, 2012! Stay tuned to The Idea Village website, twitter, and Facebook for updates and mark your calendar for the 5th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week: March 16 – 22, 2013.
Remember to trust your crazy ideas,
The Idea Village Team