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Join us at our next upcoming HBCU Entrepreneur’s Week Conference which will be hosted at the prestigious Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, November 05 - 07, 2023.

For those of you who are planning to attend in-person, please Register via the Event or Upcoming Events pages.



The 4th Edition of HBCU Entrepreneur’s Week will take place March 8-10, 2024 and is hosted by The Entrepreneurship Institute at Xavier University of Louisiana.

Event Theme / Rising Stars: HBCU Entrepreneurship Summit

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HBCU State of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Join us on Monday, March 11, 2024 for a dynamic moderated Panel of HBCU faculty sharing insights into the many exciting innovation and entrepreneurship activitives, events, and programs that are taking place at various Historically Black Colleges and Universities throughout the U.S. and the U.S.V.I.

Doors opening at 5:00 PM Central Time, Panel discussion begins at 5:30 PM Central Time.

TARGET AUDIENCE:   High school counselors, teachers, and administrators, HBCU Faculty and Staff, Entrepreneur Support Organizations, Incubators, Accelerators, Philanthropic Organizations and Corporate representatives who have an interest in collaborating, serving, and supporting the development of historically underrepresented innovators and entrepreneurs.


The HBCU State of Innovation Entrepreneurship panel discussion is organized and hosted by The Entrepreneurship Institute at Xavier University of Louisiana, in collaboration with Entrepreneurship For Everyone.

This event is part of the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) 2024 series of programming titled ‘NOEW in Your Neighborhood’ that takes place on Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th of the week-long event: March 11th – 16th, 2024.

Each NOEW in Your Neighborhood (NIYN) is independently produced by organizers from across the Greater New Orleans region. In order to attend individual NIYN events, you must 1) Register for NOEW 2024 and 2) Register for each NIYN event you plan to attend.

Register for NOEW 2024: www.noew.org

For over a decade, New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) – pronounced ‘noh-wee!’ – has brought together startup founders, business leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs, industry experts, investors, and other thought leaders to celebrate innovation, technology, entrepreneurship, culture, and big ideas during a dynamic week-long event. In 2024, NOEW is offering a unique fusion of top-tier speakers, forward-thinking & business-focused thought leadership, and the kind of world-class celebration of culture that defines New Orleans!

To learn more about NOEW 2024 including themes, speakers, sessions, and more, visit www.noew.org.