EMOPP Receives IT Assets from HP grant to IVEC 12/17/10

Press Release http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/press/2010/101022b.html

HP announced the donation of a $100,000 grant to The Idea Village, a nonprofit dedicated to identifying, supporting and retaining entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans.

“HP supports The Idea Village in its mission to foster economic growth through a vibrant entrepreneurial community. HP technology can help The Idea Village continue to change the equation in New Orleans from disaster and devastation to prosperity and hope.”

  • Michael Mendenhall, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, HP

“Through the support of high-impact entrepreneurial talent, we hope to catalyze positive economic and social change in New Orleans. We thank HP for their generous contribution to our local community and know it will help provide the business resources we need to foster the start-up community here in Louisiana.”

  • Tim Williamson, co-founder, The Idea Village

“New Orleans has reinvented itself into a laboratory for change. At this year’s Daily Beast Innovation Summit, we gathered 300 of the world’s most recognized thought-leaders from the worlds of education, politics, business, media and the arts to foster dialogue on how we can work together to Reboot America. The Daily Beast thanks HP for their support of this year’s Summit and of the local New Orleans community.”

  • Tina Brown, founder and editor-in-chief, The Daily Beast

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