Innovation

Engaging the Community to Drive Collective Success

Na’Tisha Natt was recently named the director of community engagement at Nexus Louisiana — a new role for the organization. As Nexus Louisiana has grown and pulled all of its resources together under the NexusLA umbrella, the organization is ready to take a more proactive role in the community and is prioritizing community engagement. The new …

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The Benefit of Business Accelerators with Jody Mitchell

For startups, defining business growth requires ambition, tenacity — and resources. Participating in business accelerator programs provides opportunities to further develop your go-to-market strategy, business model and network. Jody Mitchell, founder of Directed Analytics, knows a few things about reaching your goals. Mitchell and his cofounder Brenton Moss developed proprietary software to help organizations understand …

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Nexus Louisiana Announces Ignition 2.0 Cohort

10 Tech Startups Participate in Local Accelerator BATON ROUGE – Ignition 2.0 puts local founders on the path to commercializing their products. Ignition 2.0 is a nine-week, in-person program designed to help companies commercialize their products, ending with a Demo Day at the Goodwood Library on Wednesday, May 25. All participants will be invited to …

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How Anita Tillman Is Overcoming Technology Barriers

Newly minted Chairman of the Board Anita Tillman has big plans for Nexus Louisiana—starting with overcoming technology barriers to spur Louisiana’s economic growth. Tillman has always been invested in understanding and programming the latest technology. She earned her Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Southern University and then moved to Indiana to apply her …

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