Meet Chris Schultz the founder and CEO of Launch Pad, a startup community and workspace for entrepreneurs, creatives and professionals. Launch Pad was born in New Orleans and is on a mission to help people across the country be successful building their businesses and careers while working in a community where they feel like they belong.

Chris is an active angel investor through Voodoo Ventures, investing in a number of rapidly growing companies in New Orleans and elsewhere including Lucid, 86co, and Neighborland, and Niko Niko.

On this episode you’ll learn:

How can coworking spaces differentiate themselves in such a saturated market?

How did New Orlean’s tech scene help rebuild the city after Hurricane Katrina?

What is the most effective exchange of value between startup ecosystems?

What startup categories is New Orlean’s strongest in?