As the oil and gas industry slugs through historically low fossil fuel prices and compliance with new environment rules, producers and service companies in the sector have been diligently looking for strategic ways to operate more efficiently.
In a recent presentation about the significance of innovation for the industrials sector, I was reminded of why we, the New Orleans’ business community, must focus on making our city the epicenter for innovation in industrials and energy.
The Southeast Louisiana Energy Initiative began working with The Idea Village to launch ENERGYx last year for up to five early-stage companies. Private equity investor Hank Torbert will lead the program again this year as entrepreneur-in-residence, according to a news release.
Louisiana Technical Instruments, a startup headquartered in Covington, is aiming to use its technology to reduce “methane bleed” to help pipelines meet emissions standards.
Today, energy is still an economic force in southeast Louisiana, though the number of company headquarters in New Orleans -- and the white-collar jobs that go with them -- has eroded amid Houston's rise as a global energy hub.
The Idea Village Announces 2015 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence: Investor Hank Torbert and Serial Entrepreneur J. Anthony Miguez
The 6th annual IDEAx accelerator program (formerly IDEAxcelerator) has officially signed on investor Hank Torbert and serial entrepreneur J. Anthony Miguez as the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence for the season. The dynamic duo of advisory talent, with over 35 years of combined startup experience, will provide individualized coaching, intensive business consulting, and opportunities for peer learning to select local entrepreneurs.
Hank Torbert talks about his participation in the LeaderBridge ENCORE program and specifically what he thought of the "thinkIN2it" learning portion.
The Network Journal’s 40 Under-Forty Achievement Awards honors men and women under 40 years old whose professional accomplishments have significantly impacted an industry or profession, and who also have made an important contribution to their community.