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Finding the Right Mix: Cordina Cocktails’ Craig Cordes Interview

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / July 25, 2013

A few friends were kicked off of a beach because they were drinking alcohol out of glass bottles.  So what would any rational, entrepreneurial-minded Millennial do? Invent a way to put alcoholic drinks in a portable pouch. Craig Cordes and his co-founders set out to do the impossible and turn margaritas into an adult version of a Capri Sun.   After coming up with the concept, they took to…

Under30CEO Awards: Top Young Entrepreneurs to Watch in New Orleans

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Startup Advice / November 12, 2012

This summer, Under30CEO launched a nationwide campaign to discover the most promising young entrepreneurs from all across the United States. The goal of the Under30CEO Awards is to highlight the next big innovators, leaders, and world changers from our Top 10 Cities for Young Entrepreneurs. In order to qualify, the entrepreneurs had to meet revenue requirements of between $50,000 and $10,000,000 (OR) over 10,000 users, (OR) have between…

25 Reasons Why New Orleans is the Best City for Young Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Investment / October 13, 2011
For anyone who has ever dismissed New Orleans as being nothing more than a party town filled with craziness, it's time to think again.

We think of New Orleans as being famous for several different things, namely jazz, food, art, history, and Bourbon Street. It has also had many nicknames. NOLA, N’awlins, The Big Easy, The Crescent City, and The City that Care Forgot. That last one refers to the carefree, easy-going nature of its residents. However, last week New Orleans became forgotten. On a reader-driven survey for top entrepreneurial cities on…

Top 10 Cities for Young Entrepreneurs 2011

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 6, 2011

Recently Under30CEO ran a poll to find out what the best cities in the United States were for young entrepreneurs. The poll asked the Under30CEO readers to place their vote or submit the city of their choice if it wasn’t listed. We asked everyone to not only think about the business climate and resources but to also consider the social scene and even weather. Young entrepreneurs want to…