Times Picayune

“New Orleans Entrepreneurs Set Lofty Goal: Start 52 Businesses in One Year” – Times Picayune 3/21/14

Woah–we made the Times Pic in our very first week! (52 Businesses) is intended to showcase the accessibility of entrepreneurship. (Colin) Grussing and his team will generate and test the first 20 or so ideas, and then accept applications for the rest. To encourage would-be entrepreneurs to tune in, a blog and web series featuring Read more about “New Orleans Entrepreneurs Set Lofty Goal: Start 52 Businesses in One Year” – Times Picayune 3/21/14[…]

Animated Bob

Introducing Bob (aka the Business Operations Bus)

Weighing in at a lovable 40,000 pounds, our very own Bob (Business Operations Bus) hails from a dark, mysterious place called Mississippi.  A true Southerner at heart, Bob enjoys long drives in the woods –  minus the spider web interference – and crackin’ an ice cold Natty Daddy at noon.  While he’s not enjoying walks Read more about Introducing Bob (aka the Business Operations Bus)[…]

Touracle

Week 2: Touracle

Our team has come up with a killer tourism industry innovation with huge disruptive potential that we’ll kick off this weekend at Destination Hackathon and then finish constructing next week during NOEW. The Idea: Nowadays, when visiting a city, tourists don’t want to do “tourist-y things,” instead, they want to experience life like a local Read more about Week 2: Touracle[…]

52businesses

Week 1: 52businesses (itself)

While the idea of 52businesses has steadily evolved inside our cofounders’ heads for many months, up until this week, we had yet to build anything “real.” This week, we will bring 52businesses to life by establishing our brand, building out the website, getting the word out about our venture, giving Bob a face lift, and Read more about Week 1: 52businesses (itself)[…]

Jason Seidman

Introducing Jason Seidman

Name: Jason Seidman Title:  CEO Alma Mater:  Metairie Park Country Day (’03), Loyola University (’07), Tulane Law (’12) Other ventures:  NOLA Tech Week Superpower:  Navy blazers Q:  What made you decide to become an entrepreneur? I love doing my part to help build up New Orleans.  The challenges of being an entrepreneur are ever-changing and Read more about Introducing Jason Seidman[…]

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Introducing Colin Grussing

  Name:Colin Grussing Job Description:  Founder and President Alma Mater:  Yale (Timothy Dwight ’07) Degree:  Mechanical Engineering Other ventures:  Rootsuit.com, NolaSidecars.com,  Real Estate Investor Trivia:  Appeared on ABC’s SharkTank in 2013       Q: What made you decide to become an entrepreneur? A: I just didn’t want to get a job. My parents are Read more about Introducing Colin Grussing[…]

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“52businesses Launches on St Patty’s” – SBN, 3/18/14

Here we go, yesterday we launched 52businesses! This is a venture in which we will start a new business each week for one year. With this challenge, we hope to showcase the accessibility of entrepreneurship,particularly during the initial stages. By highlighting the process of turning an idea into a viable business, 52businesses aims to show that with the right tools and guidance, Read more about “52businesses Launches on St Patty’s” – SBN, 3/18/14[…]