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

Power Up and Away December 22, 2016

There are places in the world nobody wants to be. Jail. Hospital. And stuck in an airport, which can feel like a combination of the previous two.

If you’ve ever sat for hours in an airport and cursed the fact that you can’t fly direct from New Orleans to where you want to go, so has Trey Fayard.

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That’s why Trey started up New Orleans based GLO Airlines.

There’s an even worse circle of Hell you can find yourself in. Not only stuck in an airport, but now your phone’s dead. And there’s no place to charge it up. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a temporary plug-in battery that let you use your phone immediately and keep moving so you’re not tied to a wall outlet? You can do exactly that - thanks to New Orleans startup company Mobile Qubes.

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New Orleans entrepreneurs Josh Reyher from Mobile Qubes and Trey Fayard from GLO Airlines join host Peter Ricchiuti on this edition of Out to Lunch.

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Photos at Commander's Palace by Alison Moon.

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