Hiding Cash at the Oyster Fest to Fight Child Hunger in NOLA

Posted on May 31, 2014 at 9:14am by alex McConduit No Comment

Over the next two days, rain or shine, FundDat will be helping a wealthy, local businessman (who wishes to remain anonymous) fight child hunger and spread goodwill throughout the city by hiding cash at the Oyster Fest for festival goers to find! There will be 10 drops in total throughout the two day festival and…

Introducing The FundDat Mini Fest At The Big Idea

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 6:59am by alex McConduit No Comment

To “Chip In” with FundDat, click here! To learn why you should chip in with FundDat, scroll down to the video below! In a fun, wild, creative place like New Orleans, even these business-entrepreneur-pitch-showcase-kathons can get a little stuffy! So this year at The Big Idea we decided to have a little fun! We’re transforming our small…


Posted on March 25, 2014 at 2:31am by alex McConduit 3 Comments

Chip In with FundDat this Friday at The Big Idea! This Friday, I have a chance to win over $50,000 at The Big Idea! I’m honored and lucky to even have this opportunity but I really do believe that our company is the most deserving of them all. Our crowdfunding platform helps people in New…

Chip In with New Orleans

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 10:22am by alex McConduit No Comment

Over the past few months, we’ve met a lot of people! Art people, goat people, business people, science people and our favorite… people people! A lot of people have supported us and helped us come as far as we have. Others reached out to us because they were working on an idea and wanted to know how…

Happy New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Posted on March 22, 2014 at 8:17am by alex McConduit No Comment

Happy New Orleans Entrepreneur Week everyone! The idea village has put together a week long celebration of entrepreneurship in our city and we can’t wait to dive in! There are events taking place all over town. Even if you aren’t the entrepreneur type, we guarantee there is something happening somewhere in the next seven days that…

Locos Amigos: Writer and Director Stephawn Christopher Spears

Posted on March 15, 2014 at 8:26am by alex McConduit No Comment

We had a moment to catch up with Stephawn Christopher Spears, a film student at Dillard University who launched a crowdfunding campaign on FundDat for his first featured film, Loco Amigos. Learn a bit more about him and his film below. FD: Tell us a little bit about yourself? SCS: My name is Stephawn Christopher…

The 2014 InNOLAvation Challenge

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 12:36pm by alex McConduit No Comment

The 2014 InNOLAvation Challenge is an idea competition that challenges select teams of New Orleans high school students to develop a mobile application that solves a social issue affecting their communities. The winning team, which will be determined during Youth Entrepreneurship Day, will get their mobile application concept developed for live operation in addition to…

FundDat on NOLA.com

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 1:35pm by alex McConduit No Comment

Check out this amazing article on NOLA.com about FundDat and what we’re doing here in NOLA. Mark Waller did an amazing job! To learn more about FundDat, join us Wednesday, March 12th at Propeller for our next crowdfunding workshop.

Conversations on Crowdfunding: The Big Idea Edition

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 9:59am by alex McConduit No Comment

In March, anyone who launches a crowdfunding campaign on FundDat has the unique opportunity to get the word out about their project in front of a larger, more engaged audience, while also getting their hands on the cash needed to make it happen. Due to The Idea Village perfectly executing the Jazz Fest of entrepreneurship,…

FundDat on The 504 with Sheba Turk

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 9:34am by alex McConduit No Comment

Hey NOLA, tune into The 504 tonight at 9pm to catch our interview with Sheba Turk. We’ll be talking about FundDat’s progress since our October launch, how crowdfunding projects can take advantage of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2014 and FundDat being selected as one of the featured companies at The Big Idea. The show airs…