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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION IS AN INCLUSIVE ENDEAVOR

The Beach hosts an innovative and diverse collective of organizations and supports a proud partnership with the University of New Orleans. This vast group of great minds gives our tenants a unique opportunity to collaborate, connect, and expand their vision beyond what was ever initially dreamed.

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The symbiotic relationship between The Beach and the University of New Orleans proves to be invaluable for both the tenants at The Beach and the students at the University. You have the power of a robust University to fuel your innovation.

Tenants have access to the world-class scientific research equipment and instrumentation available on UNO’s campus, a wealth of knowledge in the faculty and staff, and the talent of dedicated University students who are ready to take on challenging and rewarding internships.

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DMI delivers advanced digital media training taught by industry professionals in a state-of-the-art environment for the enhancement of workforce development. Learn More

GNO, Inc. is a non-profit that serves Southeast Louisiana with the mission to create a thriving economy and excellent quality of life for the citizens of the region by strengthening the business development and community.

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The Idea Village is a New Orleans based 501(c)3 nonprofit founded on the principle of supporting regional startups and the big thinkers that power them. We draw inspiration from the city we call home, and with the tremendous support of our team we mobilize a village of people who are relentlessly resourceful and committed to building successful companies. 

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LookFar is an innovation collective in New Orleans that designs and build ssoftware, celebrates women in technology, promotes startup activity, incubates businesses, and invests in and consult with early stage startups. Learn More

LED cultivates jobs and opportunities for the people of Louisiana through the integration of multiple economic development strategies.

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Made in New Orleans Foundation (MiNO) envisions a New Orleans hospitality industry that leads the world in growing, supporting, and financing the success of BIPOC. We use a multidisciplinary approach to address, ameliorate, and eliminate disparities facing hospitality professionals of color. At the individual level, we provide educational resources, individual mentorship and scholarships, and business coaching. At the industry level, we amplify the voices of professionals of color and provide support to hospitality companies that are seeking to eliminate bias and disparities in their organizations. MiNO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Learn More

We are empowering Louisiana innovators to create successful biotech businesses by providing them with access to customized commercialization services, premier facilities, and a comprehensive support network.

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The New Orleans Business Alliance is the official economic development for the City of New Orleans. They are helping the entire city grow and eliminating economic disparity through business, neighborhood, and talent development.

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With 1,300 members, the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce helps local businesses grow and prosper by providing a supportive community, advocacy, and education.

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Headquartered at The Beach in the Advanced Technology Center, the Regional Black Chamber of Commerce empowers and advocates for minority-owned businesses and organizations throughout our region. Along with their guidance and knowledge, they continue to create and foster a community that supports and champions BIPOC-owned companies to better our community as a whole.

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Propeller is a nonprofit organization that helps entrepreneurs grow their nonprofits and small businesses to tackle social and environmental disparities in New Orleans.

We work out of our 10,000 square foot coworking space, where we rent desks, offices, and event space.

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Revelry is a place where innovators will find support in the form of venture funds, a studio, and a team that will help them bring their idea to life.

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The Mission of Scale Workspace is to support and encourage the physical production of innovative products, devices, designs, and art here in New Orleans. The space aims to create a rallying point and serve as a creative hub for businesses and individuals. From college students to established product engineers, Scale will shine a light on the work you do and take your ideas beyond just concepts and bring them into production right here in New Orleans. Learn More

The Urban Entrepreneurship and Policy Institute supports urban communities through research and educational initiatives. Through our partnership, we help promote the research and reform of complex public problems that affect our quality of life as individuals and as a community.

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