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[US] [Event] Launch Pad Ignition To Introduce Six New Startups

May 5 will see six startups launched at Launch Pad Ignition in Louisiana’s New Orleans Museum of Art, as part of two-day startup conference Launch Fest. These six startups will pitch their companies publicly for the first time to venture capitalists and angel investors from all over the country.

The six companies are:

Launch Pad Ignition is a startup accelerator that provides seed funding and mentorship to startups. Made possible through the support of Microsoft BizSpark, UEP Kauffman and Downtown Development District, it is part of the TechStars Network and is a program of Launch Pad, a co-working space in downtown New Orleans. With 12,000 sq ft of shared workspace and 68 companies, Launch Pad is at the heart of the entrepreneurial renaissance in New Orleans and one of the most successful co-working spaces in the country.


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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