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We are a software development & startup studio helping to build great technology companies in the Southeast.

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A little team bonding before the long holiday weekend. From all of our LookFarians, we wish you & yours a happy and safe Thanksgiving week!
We keep our finger on the pulse of what's happening in tech startups across the Southeast. Every 2 weeks, our research culminates in the Southern Startup Report, a round-up of the must-know news. 
In strange startup news, the Kentucky-based biotechnology company MosquitoMate was recently given the green light by the EPA to release “weaponized mosquitoes” in 20 different states. 💉 Don’t worry, these bacteria-infected lab-grown male mosquitoes are meant to mate with uninfected female mosquitoes once released into the wild, rendering reproduction impossible.

Read more, including recent funding rounds from our region and upcoming accelerator deadlines. 📲 The link is in our profile!
Some people dream of success. Others wake up and WORK. 💻 This week we’re 
working on lots of software projects behind the scenes, including putting the finishing touches on an app for @artsneworleans @lunafete event. We can’t wait to share it with you once it’s live!
Every Thursday our team gathers for Lunch & Learn. 💻 Today @animatedgeoff led a discussion of real-time communication in NodeJS with Websockets and demoed his use of Socket.IO in a Twitter/Instagram voting application we built for the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival. He also showed us his custom built real-time trivia game platform that he uses for his comedy sketch shows. It’s complete with admin control, player buzzers (iPad minis), and a group question display/leaderboard. 📲 Need an interactive app to engage your audience? Contact us!
Congrats to RDnote, winners of New Orleans BioInnovation Center BioChallenge Grand Prize & BioFund Investment Prize, and Audience Award winner Instapath Bioptics LLC. All 4 finalists, including Ready Responders and Obatala Sciences, Inc., gave impressive pitches. We look forward to seeing more innovative biotech companies like these here in New Orleans!
Our LookFarians recently took part in one of @realcityhunt’s team building scavenger hunts through the French Quarter. Things got a little weird…
The weather may be cooling off here in the South, but the tech startup scene is heating up. Every 2 weeks we share the latest in startup & tech news from our region with the Southern Startup Report. 
The latest edition just hit inboxes today! Read it and subscribe via the link in our profile.
Our Director of Marketing @miss_malaprop is on the road today in Lafayette speaking to the Acadiana Chapter of the American Advertising Federation. The topic? Content Hacking, FTW! & how to increase the online traffic to your website via epic content. 📲 Stay tuned for epic content in your inboxes, because the Southern Startup Report goes out tomorrow. Every 2 weeks we email you the latest news in tech startups from across the South. Not on the list? Click the link in our profile to sign up!
Happy Halloween! We’re celebrating with a spooky blast from the past. 🎃 Can you guess which baby LookFarian is which?
“Don’t let people tell you your ideas are stupid. If you’re really passionate about something, find a way to build it!” ~ Dennis Crowley, Co-Founder of Foursquare

We spend each week finding ways to build things. As the workweek winds down, we’re looking back on what we’ve built and looking forward to diving back into more development next week! 🎨 Artwork by @emfreshdesign
We're ready for our closeup! 📸 Our team took a field trip today to get photographed for the upcoming Best Places to Work issue of New Orleans CityBusiness. 👀 Look for LookFar in the December 8th issue!
Every 2 weeks we share the latest in startup & tech news from our region with the Southern Startup Report. Making headlines this week is the $502 million Series D round of investment raised by Florida-based augmented reality startup Magic Leap.

Visit the link in our profile to read the latest or sign up to get it delivered to your inbox.