Thank You from Shreveport Bossier Startup Weekend!


Shreveport Bossier Startup Weekend was AWESOME! Thank you all for coming out! We’re so thrilled by the amazing ideas born and the great friends made this weekend. Here’s a recap of Shreveport Bossier’s very first Startup Weekend!:


1.    Event metrics 76 attendees, 38 ideas pitched, 11(awesome) teams formed, 33 sponsors, 8 pounds of coffee consumed


2.    Shreveport Bossier Startup Weekend in the news Check out awesome coverage of the event here!

Shreveport Time


Asis Chronical


3.    Multi-media goodnessTake a look at the magnificent pictures and video produced by Jim Noetzel, Mollie Corbett, and Media Means.




4.    How you can stay connected with other attendees

•      Join the Facebook group

•      Follow the hashtag on twitter #SBSW


5. One big final THANK YOU to

– Our amazing Facilitator Wendy Overton!

– Our Speakers, Stewart Hamel and Linda Biernacki!

– Our Judges, Rand Falbaum, Ross Barrett, John Atkins, John George, MD, and Matthew Cameron!

– Our Coaches, Angie White, Stewart Hamel, Sara Hebert, Wendell Riley, Jeremy Cave, Kathy Wyatt, Allison DeFatta, Karen Johnson, Bill Bigler, Sean McDonald, Debbie Inman, Everardo Recendiz. Keith Simpson, Dr. Kyle Restig, Keith Hanson, Lynn Cawthorne, Rande Kessler, Kevin Smith, Karen Wissing, Andrew Gaiennie, Walker Coburn, Dr. Chris Martin, and Cindy Robertson!

– Our Sponsors, Carr, Riggs, & Ingram, NLEP, ECS, Fire Tech Systems, TSTC, GBEDF, Minority Supplier Institute, Sheer Technology, Flyplyst, Raising Cane’s, Shreveport DDA, Hilton Shreveport, Mollie Corbett Photography, Jim Noetzel, Media Means, Hummingbird King, ACCION, ActionCoach, Heard, McElroy & Vestal, Josh Clayton, Williams Creative Group, Citizen’s Bank, Gap Broadcasting, FluidUI, Allegra, Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, Bossier Chamber of Commerce, Po’Folks Promos, Cook Yancey, Nerdy by Design, Hamel Interests, Ross Barrett, FocalPoint Business Coaching!

– YOU! This event would not have been the same without each and every one of you! We are so glad to now have you all as friends (because you’re awesome and you’re going places people)!


Don’t forget we have our first SBSW meet up on Thursday November 8th at 5:30pm. Let’s keep working on getting all of these amazing projects going!


See you soon!


Jessica, John, and Rob