Grad Square Wins Chaffe McCall and Idea Village Entrepreneur Challenge

Posted on Monday, April 13th, 2015 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

Chaffe McCall congratulates Grad Square for winning this year’s Chaffe Entrepreneur Challenge Award, in collaboration with The Idea Village! Chaffe McCall will support Grad Square’s entrepreneurial talent by providing free legal guidance from the firm’s attorneys covering several areas of law.

The Chaffe Entrepreneur Challenge, now in its third year, is a competition where local entrepreneurs participate in an interview process to showcase their case for need of legal services. With the assistance from The Idea Village, four top entrepreneurs who exhibit great ideas and potential for growth are chosen for an interview competition. Chaffe McCall’s panel of judges choose the winning entrepreneur based on their community impact, unique ideas and need for legal assistance. These businesses competing are established start-ups but need additional help to solidify their ideas and reach their goals to impact New Orleans and surrounding communities.

About Grad Square

Grad Square is a centralized platform where employers can find graduates from every university, and universities can get valuable information on the market traction of their graduates. Essentially Grad Square seeks to bridge the gap between universities and industry. Grad Square not only providing universities with a data-driven picture of their students’ career prospects after they graduate, but they have also built a product that makes it easy for graduates to meet employers and recruiters who are looking for their talent. For more information on Grad Square and its founders, please visit

About The Idea Village

The Idea Village is an independent 501c3 nonprofit organization, founded in 2000 with a mission to identify, support, and retain entrepreneurial talent in New Orleans. The Idea Village engages a competitive network of individuals and organizations equipped with the necessary expertise to support the startup, growth, and scale of New Orleans entrepreneurs. For more information on The Idea Village please visit

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