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Validate Your Business Idea in 5 Days with $50

Do you have a great business idea, but don’t think it’s quite ready? Don’t delay, start something now. Test that “million dollar idea” by starting something smaller. You learn so much about yourself and business by going through the process. Check out this Slideshow Presentation presented by Colin and Gerard Ramos of Revelry at New Orleans Entrepreneur Read more about Validate Your Business Idea in 5 Days with $50[…]

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Keeping Organizational Composure When Business Begins Booming

Originally posted on Silicon Bayou News as “Learning to Go With It When You Start to Blow Up.” By:  Maxwell Walters Last week at 52businesses, we started out intending to spend Week 1 focusing on our internal business structures and marketing strategy. Unfortunately/fortunately, we were derailed pretty quickly. On Wednesday, Destination Hackathon recruited us to participate in its upcoming Read more about Keeping Organizational Composure When Business Begins Booming[…]

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“For 52businesses, Another Week, Another Business” – Times Picayune 3/25/14

Jed Lipinski follows up his initial article about our venture with this great piece documenting the creation of Touracle: One week into their mission to launch 52 businesses in a year, the three partners of 52 Businesses had slept little but accomplished a lot. They launched their first business, the 52 Businesses entity itself, and over the weekend Read more about “For 52businesses, Another Week, Another Business” – Times Picayune 3/25/14[…]

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“Destination Hackathon: A Melting Pot of Passionate Innovators Disrupting the Tourism Industry” – SBN 3/25/14

  Great article about Destination Hackathon, where we built Touracle, just aired on Silicon Bayou News: When I walked through the Hyatt Regency’s 2nd floor lobby on my way to the 2014 New Orleans Destination Hackathon, I saw teams practicing their pitches, and it struck me:  New Orleans and tech go together like Abita and crawfish. Read more about “Destination Hackathon: A Melting Pot of Passionate Innovators Disrupting the Tourism Industry” – SBN 3/25/14[…]

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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[…]