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The Advanced Technology Development Center Announces its Startup Graduating Class of 2021

By The Creative Coast | September 20, 2021

The Advanced Technology Development Center, Georgia’s technology incubator, announced today that 10 startups will graduate from the program’s top-tier Signature portfolio.

Creative Coast Partners with CEISMC to Offer Scholarships to Area Youth for STEAM Workshops

By Kait Lance | September 20, 2021

CEISMC is partnering with The Creative Coast, which is offering qualifying students scholarships to the Saturday STEAMlabs and After-School programs

New Small Business Grant offers $150,000 in Winnings for 30 Small Latina-Owned Businesses across the U.S.!

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 19, 2021

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has partnered with TikTok to create ‘Creciendo con TikTok,’ a partnership that supports entrepreneurship, content creation, tech education/career development, and leadership development.

Submit your proposal for Open Data for Good Grand Challenge by October 24th, get a shot at $210,000 in total cash prizes!

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 18, 2021

We utilize Open Data everyday without realizing it. It’s how we are able to get our information, whether it be through a search engine, an app or browsing on social media.  Unfortunately, the companies who build products based on Open Data are not always equipped and able to establish and maintain upkeep on them and…

UGA SBDC Offering ’10 Tips to Turbocharge Your Website’ Webinar – October 21, 2021

By The Creative Coast | September 17, 2021

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, offers a NEW webinar for small business owners on Oct. 21, 2021.

NANTRenewables to Open Facility in Savannah, Creating Over 100 Jobs

By The Creative Coast | September 16, 2021

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that bioplastics company NANTRenewables, a subsidiary of NantWorks, will invest up to $29 million to build a manufacturing facility at SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex in Savannah. This venture will create 134 manufacturing jobs in Chatham County. Hiring is expected to begin in early 2022.

What to Watch

Moving From Ideation to the Planning Phase of Business Development ft. Nita Penn

The workshop will give an overview of the Three Phases of Business and how ideation is used throughout the phases via iteration. The primary focus of the workshop will be on the preamble/startup phase. Most people generally refer to ideation as “brainstorming” but adding Strategy, SMART goals, and Prioritization makes it IDEATION and will set you up for greater success and make you more likely to gain access to capital.

How to Avoid Feast or Famine Syndrome Forever ft. Ilise Benun

Ilise Benun has been self-employed for 30+ years and has great tools and practices for changing your mentality around the Feast or Famine Syndrome. Watch here to learn more.

Watch the Make Startups Free Intro Session – “The Entrepreneurial Lifestyle”

Miss the Make Startups Intro Session on 8/28? Watch it here to learn more about the full Make Startups Entrepreneurship Certificate, which is a 12-week program followed by 6 months of mentorship.

GRIT Attendees


The Creative Coast runs meaningful programs that provide education and connectivity. These programs include Lunchtime TopicsEntrepreneur’s Night, She Hustles, and the Idea Accelerator Bootcamp. We also partner with a number of local organizations to provide both youth and adult programming.

Job Board


Find the latest job vacancies in the greatest innovation companies hiring in the coastal region via our Job Board.

If you are a company, you can post job vacancies on our Job Board. Submit your vacancies using our form and it will be published on our website. Postings are FREE to members of the Creative Coast.

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The Creative Coast educates and connects the entrepreneurs, creatives, and techies within the innovation economy of the Savannah Region.