Out to Lunch

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.

Photo by Rick Lineberger

Out to Lunch - Start Your Engines

Out to Lunch - Start Your Engines
November 4, 2012

Wes Ratcliff from NOLA Motorsports Park and Max Materne from The Transportation Revolution New Orleans give lunch an adrenaline surge. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Startup Superstars

Out to Lunch - Startup Superstars
October 28, 2012

Kenneth Purcell's iSeatz is the engine that drives online booking for American Express Travel, Delta, Orbitz and more, from right here in New Orleans. Gary Solomon's The Solomon Group lights up the Superdome, and that's just for starters. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Shooting the Silver

Out to Lunch - Shooting the Silver
October 22, 2012

Mignon Faget discusses her controversial Stop The Violence gun pin, Brent McCrossen talks about the digital music revolution and his part in it with audiosocket. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Girls Gone Word

Out to Lunch - Girls Gone Word
October 15, 2012

Treme resident LouAnn Lofton, author of Wall Street Journal best-seller Warren Buffet Invests Like a Girl, & Julia Ballard from Silicon Bayou News don't mince words. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Inspiration

Out to Lunch - Inspiration
October 7, 2012

New Orlean's most original thinkers: Arman Sadeghpour, co-founder & CEO of Theodent the chocolate toothpaste & Sean Simone co-founder of Yellow Jacket, the cell phone case that's also a 650k volt stun gun. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Happy Entrepreneur Season

Out to Lunch - Happy Entrepreneur Season
October 1, 2012

Czar of the Idea Village revolution Tim Williamson talks about what it takes to make it in NOLA biz with role model & rock guitarist, Turbosquid CEO Matt Wisdom. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Coffee Ice Cream

Out to Lunch - Coffee Ice Cream
September 24, 2012

Adrian Simpson from New Orleans Ice Cream and Danielle Boyce Batten from Cool Brew Coffee are making an allied assault on the nation. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Make it Right

Out to Lunch - Make it Right
September 16, 2012

How's this for proof of concept? Taylor Royle from Brad Pitt's Make it Right foundation rode out Isaac in the Lower 9th. Peter Couhig from Resource Environmental Solutions builds big businesses & saves acres of wetlands. Read More »

OtL - The Good Side of the Hurricane

OtL - The Good Side of the Hurricane
September 9, 2012

Dirty Coast, Dear World, and Bideo.com all grew out of the dark days of Katrina. In the wake of Isaac, company founders Blake Haney, Robert Fogarty, and Pike Barkerding assess where they are today, and where we are as a city. Read More »

Out to Lunch - The Company Social

Out to Lunch - The Company Social
September 2, 2012

"I Tweet therefore I am." With apologies to philosophers, if your company is not on social media you're invisible. Megan Hargroder & Will Scott explain the new universe. Read More »

OtL - Better to Give Than Receive

OtL - Better to Give Than Receive
August 27, 2012

Jason Nicosia, founder of Connect for a Cause, auctions off lunches with movers & shakers for charity. Michael Angle, founder of Giftmeo, brings people together to share the gift of giving gifts. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Fruit & Chocolate

Out to Lunch - Fruit & Chocolate
August 19, 2012

Don Harding, co-founder of Cool Fruit Sensations, credits his wife with the big idea that launched them to sudden success. Rob Nelson, President of Elmer's Chocolate, carries on the tradition of being the oldest family-owned chocolate company in the country. Read More »

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