2016-2017 Startup Ventures

Mothers & Caretakers Mending Family Foundations

Mothers & Caretakers Mending Family Foundations

Charmaine Washington, Chanda Washington, and Joan Surgent

Sector: Food Access
New Orleans Eat Local Challenge

New Orleans Eat Local Challenge

Lee Stafford

Sector: Food Access
Sugar Roots Farm

Sugar Roots Farm

Sharessa Garland

Sector: Food Access
Ready Responders

Ready Responders

Benjamin Swig & Justin Dangel

Sector: Health
Electric Girls

Electric Girls

Flor Serna & Maya Ramos

Sector: Educational Equity
Coastal Communities Consulting (CCC)

Coastal Communities Consulting (CCC)

Sandy Nguyen, Cristina Duong & Katrina Williams

Sector: Water Management
The GlassLand Project

The GlassLand Project

Guy Packard Seaberg, R. Thomas Seaberg, Chris Prasad & Joseph Santiago

Sector: Water Management
Maritant

Maritant

Chris Stuckey

Sector: Water Management
Lift Louisiana

Lift Louisiana

Michelle Erenberg

Sector: Health
Landscape Metrics

Landscape Metrics

Benjamin Wellington & Matthew Seibert

Sector: Water Management
Bike Rite

Bike Rite

Nicholas Reed

Sector: Health
The Hite Law Group

The Hite Law Group

Nicholas Hite

Sector: Health
PrepBiz

PrepBiz

Kenneth Bibbins

Sector: Health
Louvis Services

Louvis Services

Lou Anne White

Sector: Health
The Southern History Project

The Southern History Project

Sheila Sundar

Sector: Educational Equity
Kids of Excellence Child Development Center

Kids of Excellence Child Development Center

Kristi Givens & Precious Acker

Sector: Educational Equity
Well Therapeutics

Well Therapeutics

Dr. Lori LeDuff & Nicole Goldin

Sector: Health
Santosha

Santosha

Haiyan Khan, Vicki Judice, Kimberly Vanwagner & Eva Sohl

Sector: Health
The University Medical Center Urban Farm

The University Medical Center Urban Farm

Catherine Hudson

Sector: Food Access
College Beyond

College Beyond

Paris Woods & Sarah Payne

Sector: Educational Equity
IT’S LIT: Words on Ice

IT’S LIT: Words on Ice

Douglas Keller & Aubrey Edwards

Sector: Educational Equity
Descant Ranch

Descant Ranch

Seth Descant

Sector: Food Access
Fresh Hands

Fresh Hands

Trey Green

Sector: Food Access
Whole Village Art Therapy

Whole Village Art Therapy

Holly Wherry

Sector: Educational Equity
TrainingGrounds

TrainingGrounds

Christine Neely & Melanie Richardson

Sector: Educational Equity
Louisiana Coastal Services, Inc.

Louisiana Coastal Services, Inc.

Erik Mayo

Sector: Water Management
Overcoming Racism

Overcoming Racism

Matthew Kincaid

Sector: Educational Equity
Garden on Mars

Garden on Mars

Jeanette Bell

Sector: Food Access
Pine Biotech

Pine Biotech

Elia Brodsky, Jaclyn Williams, Dr. Claudia Copeland, Dr. Amitha Dasari, Dr. Leonid Brodsky

Sector: Health