News Archives

2017

Water Challenge Winner Codes to Connect Fishermen & Government 21 Mar 2017
Historic and Early-Stage Businesses Seek Growth in Propeller Accelerator 15 Mar 2017
Fishermen, Engineers and Entrepreneurs Compete to Solve Water Issues 9 Mar 2017
Applications Open for PitchNOLA: Living Well presented by BCBSLA 21 Feb 2017

2016

Living Cities Commits Up to $500,000 for Impact Investments in New Orleans 13 Dec 2016
Propeller Now Accepting Applications for $15,000 Water Challenge 8 Dec 2016
Trep Tip: How Non-profits Can Use Impact Metrics to Keep Their “Eye on the Why” 2 Dec 2016
An Open Letter by Andrea Chen, Propeller Executive Director 1 Dec 2016
U.S. Department of Commerce Commits $250,000 to Propeller and the New Orleans Startup Fund 15 Nov 2016
Program Empowering Girls Through STEM Returns to PitchNOLA to Win 4 Nov 2016
10 Ideas to Close the Achievement Gap Compete for $10,000 11 Oct 2016
Meet the 31 Food, Water, Health and Education Ventures Joining Propeller’s Startup Accelerator 19 Sep 2016
How REI, Southwest and Whole Foods Built Company Cultures that Drive Their Success, and So Can You 7 Sep 2016
Trep Tip: How to Master Your Sales Process For B2B Sales 17 Aug 2016
Propeller & 4.0 Schools Open Applications for $10,000 Education Pitch 17 Aug 2016
5 Years of Propeller Social Entrepreneurs 11 Jul 2016
Inaugural Growth Accelerator Graduates 15 Ventures, Awards $55,000 in Direct Investment 22 Jun 2016
How to Run Your Life More Like a Business 14 Jun 2016
Lower 9th Ward Gardeners Take Home First at Propeller Pitch 26 May 2016
10 New Orleanians Pitch Public Health Solutions for $10,000 10 May 2016
Trep Tip: How To Grow Your Business By Building a Network 22 Apr 2016
Propeller Accepting Applications for Annual $10,000 Health Pitch 15 Apr 2016
TrepTip #4: Are you Netflix or Blockbuster? How a Clear Vision is Vital to Innovation 31 Mar 2016
New Propeller Accelerator Model Brings Number of Social Ventures Launched to 100 28 Mar 2016
Water Challenge Winner Recycles Water Bottles to Protect Coasts & Reduce Pollutants 15 Mar 2016
Announcing Propeller’s 2016 Growth Accelerator Ventures 10 Mar 2016
Monday, March 14th is Water Challenge 2016 2 Mar 2016
Young Creative Agency Takes Home First at Propeller Tulane Pitch 29 Jan 2016
Trep Tips: Finding Your Inner Entrepreneur 25 Jan 2016
10 New Orleanians Compete for $10,000 to Solve Community Issues 12 Jan 2016
Propeller Extends Accelerator Deadline, Announcing $50,000 in Equity Investments 7 Jan 2016

2015

Trep Tips: Scaling Your Business 11 Dec 2015
Trep Tips: Value Proposition 17 Nov 2015
Social Entrepreneurship in New Orleans: A Look Back at 2014 12 Nov 2015
JPMorgan Chase Announces $125,000 for Water Entrepreneurs At Event with U.S. SBA Administrator 10 Nov 2015
Three Solutions Tie for First at Inaugural $10,000 Education Pitch 6 Nov 2015
10 Entrepreneurs Pitch for $10,000 to Tackle Educational Disparities 19 Oct 2015
The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), Propeller and the SBA District Office Host Roundtable 16 Oct 2015
Propeller and 4.0 Schools Announce New PitchNOLA Focused on Education 4 Sep 2015
Propeller Receives $300,000 in EDA Funding to Support Water Startups 28 Aug 2015
Propeller introduces its 2015-2016 Impact Accelerator startups 17 Aug 2015
ChangeWorks: NOFFN and Edible Enterprises Champion Local Food 5 Aug 2015
At the White House, the U.S. SBA Announces New Grant to Support Propeller’s Growth 4 Aug 2015
With 10th Anniversary Approaching, Propeller Scales up Water Innovation GNOF Funds Expansion of 2016 6 Jul 2015
Mentors Kevin Wilkins and Mike Eckert Recognized as Impact Champions at Propeller Pop 2015 27 May 2015
Announcing the pop-up menu for Propeller Pop 2015! 14 May 2015
Propeller Expands Accelerator program to Serve More Social Entrepreneurs 4 May 2015
First Lower 9th Ward Grocery Store Since Katrina Wins Propeller Pitch 23 Apr 2015
10 Ventures Compete for $10,000 to Get New Orleanians Healthier, More Active, and Better Nourished 30 Mar 2015
5th Annual Water Challenge Winner Boosts Hurricane Protection By Planting Storm-Resistant Trees 24 Mar 2015
Water Challenge Civic Design Competition Finalists Announced 2 Mar 2015
Propeller Releases Agenda for the 5th Annual Water Challenge During New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 26 Feb 2015
Meet the Water Challengers 26 Feb 2015
Propeller Accepting Applications for PitchNOLA: Living Well 25 Feb 2015
ChangeWorks: Crowdfunding Social Enterprise in New Orleans 23 Feb 2015
ChangeWorks: Grounds to Ground 10 Feb 2015
Propeller Announces the 2015 Water Challenge Finalists 4 Feb 2015
Accelerator Fellow Brothers Empowered to Teach Returns to PitchNOLA: Community Solutions to Win 29 Jan 2015
ChangeWorks: Making the Perfect Pitch 23 Jan 2015
15 Resolutions That Will Change New Orleans 8 Jan 2015
10 Semi-Finalists to Compete for $10,000 at PitchNOLA 2015: Community Solutions 7 Jan 2015

2014

Holiday Discounts and Deals from the Propeller Community 11 Dec 2014
ChangeWorks: Arts and Wellness Center 11 Dec 2014
Propeller announces the inaugural Water Challenge Peer Mentorship class 26 Nov 2014
Propeller and fellow incubators team up for Kickstarter CREATE 13 Nov 2014
Job opportunities with Propeller Fellows and partners 11 Nov 2014
ChangeWorks: Jack and Jake’s 7 Nov 2014
ChangeWorks: Cookbook Project Teaches Food Literacy 24 Oct 2014
Propeller competition turns to community for solutions 14 Oct 2014
ChangeWorks: Working With Water 10 Oct 2014
ChangeWorks: Cottage Industry With Colorful Promise 9 Oct 2014
ChangeWorks: Doulas Catch On As Birthing Coaches 8 Oct 2014
ChangeWorks: Fighting Food Insecurity 7 Oct 2014
Propeller launches ChangeWorks in partnership NolaVie 6 Oct 2014
Announcing our 2014-2015 Social Venture Accelerator Fellows! 24 Aug 2014
PitchNOLA: Lots of Progress, presented by Entergy, Awards $7,634 and Empty Lots to Land Innovators 20 Aug 2014
Confessions of a Non-Profit. 8 Jul 2014
Propeller Popped in celebration of the third class of Accelerator Fellows 23 May 2014
PitchNOLA: Living Well Issues $11,500: Winners Announced 25 Apr 2014
Semi-Finalists Selected to Pitch Healthy Solutions at PitchNOLA 2014: Living Well 8 Apr 2014
Propeller Pop 2014 Announced! Buy your tickets today! 7 Apr 2014
New PitchNOLA Focuses on Health and Wellness 16 Feb 2014

2013

Crescent City Connections takes home PitchNOLA prize 27 Nov 2013
Community Solutions Semifinalists Announced 1 Nov 2013
Land Use and Education Leads Social Innovation Trends in Propeller’s New Fellows Class 4 Sep 2013
More information about our 2013-2014 Accelerator Fellows 29 Aug 2013
Propeller Incubator Featured in NORA Newsletter 26 Aug 2013
Would you like to help our new Social Accelerator Fellows succeed? 23 Aug 2013
Announcing our 2013-2014 Social Venture Accelerator Fellows! 21 Aug 2013
Resilience: Strength Through Compassion and Connection 2 Aug 2013
Now accepting applications for Propeller’s 2013-2014 Social Venture Accelerator Program! 3 Jul 2013
With your support, the 2013 Gala was a great success! 10 Jun 2013
Need money for your idea? Creative financing starts locally 3 May 2013
Propeller 2013 Gala 11 Apr 2013
A Taste of Local Food Solutions in New Orleans 5 Apr 2013
Startup Weekend New Orleans, April 5-7 at the Propeller Incubator 22 Mar 2013
NolaTilth Makes Flowers out of Blight 13 Mar 2013
VertiFarms Talks Milestones: 1,000 pounds of fresh, local produce 11 Mar 2013
Dyverse City brings Art, Community and Economic Development to Broadmoor 24 Jan 2013
Propeller Tenants RapJab & Fit-Lot Collaborate with $1000 Success 23 Jan 2013
Accelerator Spotlight: Nola Tilth 14 Jan 2013
Accelerator Spotlight: Lost Lands Environmental Tours 11 Jan 2013
Accelerator Spotlight: The Well Integrative Medicine 9 Jan 2013
Propeller Incubator Opens in Broadmoor, a Co-working Facility for the Socially Minded 8 Jan 2013

2012

Accelerator Spotlight: KIPP New Orleans 19 Dec 2012
Accelerator Spotlight: VertiFarms 18 Dec 2012
Accelerator Spotlight: VEGGI Farmers Cooperative 17 Dec 2012
Accelerator Spotlight: BreakOUT! 13 Dec 2012
Accelerator Spotlight: Birthmark Doula Collective 7 Dec 2012
Finalists Awarded $27,500 at PitchNOLA 2012 20 Nov 2012
Lots of Progress Semi-Finalists Announced 1 Nov 2012
Community Solutions Semi-Finalists Announced 1 Nov 2012
Propeller and NORA announce PitchNOLA 2012: Lots of Progress 5 Oct 2012
Propeller Fights Childhood Obesity with 10,000 Healthy School Lunches Per Day 4 Oct 2012