March 9, 2022 — New Orleans is known for its carefree attitude and vibrant energy as the home of jazz and Mardi Gras. The city’s slogan is “laissez les bon temps rouler.” This roughly translates to “let the good times roll.” Indeed, the good times seem to be rolling briskly in with tech and other New Orleans startups.
A favorable tax environment has encouraged many out-of-towners and digital nomads to put down roots in the area. These include tech companies like Gameloft and DXC Technology. But New Orleans also has many homegrown hits firing up the tech space in recent years.
The Silicon Bayou experienced a boost in the startup scene not long after the exodus of residents post-Katrina. Entrepreneurs looking for a “low cost/high culture” alternative to major cities filled the void. Thus, we put together a list of top startups in New Orleans to show off the incredible talent in NOLA.