The Idea Village

Accelerators | The Idea Village

The Idea Village is a highly selective accelerator program located in New Orleans, LA that serves innovative, growth-oriented companies with the potential to become meaningful drivers of economic development across the Gulf South region.

Since 1999, The Idea Village helped create the entrepreneurial movement in New Orleans and the surrounding region. Their 261 alumni ventures have created 1,901 jobs, raised over $240 million in capital, and generated over $252 million in annual revenue.

The Idea Village helps entrepreneurial teams through the critical early phases of development with an emphasis on applying lean principles to B2B companies and supporting innovators tackling ‘third wave’ core problems using innovative technology.


Agnostic, Energy


900 Camp Street Ste 308, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130