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IDScan.net COO, Jimmy Roussel, named to New Orleans Biz 500

IDScan.net Chief Operating Officer Jimmy Roussel was named to a list of New Orleans top business leaders, the Biz 500. Roussel was recognized for his work as the CEO of the New Orleans Startup Fund.

Roussel’s firm specializes in starting up small technology firms and taking them through the initial rounds of venture capital.

“I have experience on both the business and finance and technology sides, and can easily translate between the different stakeholders,” he said. “We are often the first check and earliest supporter alongside entrepreneurs’ friends and family.”

Education: Dartmouth College (BA)

Go-to Restaurant: “Clancy’s – everything on the menu is fantastic.”

Hidden Gem: “I am a fan of many Uptown dive bars. I can’t pick a favorite.”

Hobby/Passion: “I enjoy fishing in the marsh for redfish and trout, and cycling along the levee for exercise.”

Best Part of the Job: “We enable young entrepreneurs to make their dreams a reality.”

Roussel’s role as an investor and advisor to many Louisiana-based startups has made him an invaluable asset to the IDScan.net team, where he leads operations out of the firm’s lakefront office.

Read the full list at Biz New Orleans >>