The NOLA natives win big at a local competition; create an app for music creators called Jamm Around

There are so many young entrepreneurs trying to rise. Last week was New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week. The organizers have organized an ideas competition for start-up companies looking to earn investment money for their dream. Nola natives Brent Craige, Donovan Williams and Marlon Butler took home the grand prize: $400,000 to invest in the new “Jamm Around” app the band is working on. “Jamm Around” is a networking platform for music creators. Think Tinder meets LinkedIn in the music space. Craige said winning the prize is just the start of what they all have in store. “We always take everything into account. It’s humbling to see people appreciating you and validating your hard work. We’ve put in a lot of work. Working on this app for about a year. We haven’t learned anything from it. money. We were doing it in hopes of maybe making a business out of it. It’s great to know we’re on the right track.” Craige said it was a big win for the whole town and wanted other residents to know that it’s OK to put all your passion into the things you care about because hard work pays off.

There are so many young entrepreneurs trying to rise. Last week was New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week. The organizers have organized an ideas competition for start-up companies looking to earn investment money for their dream.

Nola natives Brent Craige, Donovan Williams and Marlon Butler took home the grand prize: $400,000 to invest in the new “Jamm Around” app the band is working on.

“Jamm Around” is a networking platform for music creators. Think Tinder meets LinkedIn in the music space. Craige said winning the prize is just the start of what they all have in store.

“We always take everything into account. It’s humbling to see people appreciating you and validating your hard work. We’ve put in a lot of work. Working on this app for about a year. We haven’t learned anything from it. money. We were doing it in hopes of maybe making a business out of it. It’s great to know we’re on the right track.”

Craige said it was a big win for the whole town and wanted other residents to know that it’s okay to put all your passion into the things you care about because hard work pays off.

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