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cSpot’s Monthly Creative Socials Return to Savannah This July

By Nicole Rivas | June 30, 2022

Savannah’s monthly social meetup for creatives, cSpot, is returning this month after a two-year hiatus. Megan Kranzler, local creative and owner of Olive Ridley Studios, has been working behind the scenes to make cSpot’s July return possible.

Green Badger Receives Seed Funding of $1.125 Million

By The Creative Coast | June 20, 2022

Green Badger, the leading SaaS developer for managing sustainable construction, announced that it has received seed funding of $1.125 million in a financing round led by venture capital firm Shadow Ventures with participation from GroundBreak Ventures, Hamilton Ventures, and additional private investment partners. The capital will be used to continue to augment Green Badger’s functionality to automate green construction compliance and enhance the sustainability of the built environment.  

First Ever “Savannah Black In Business” Event Announced

By The Creative Coast | June 20, 2022

The first-ever Savannah “Black in Business” event has been announced for Savannah-area black business owners and aspiring black entrepreneurs. The event will consist of a panel of successful local black business owners who will share their stories and answer questions about their entrepreneurial journey. There will also be presentations by local organizations that offer resources to assist members of Savannah’s black community to become successful business owners.

Applications Are Open to the Big50 Startup Competition

By Nicole Rivas | June 20, 2022

The Big50 Startup Competition is now accepting applications from tech startups founded in 2014 or later. The competition was started by Jeff Vance, founder of Startup50, who set out in 2013 to improve the journalism economy. Following Startup50’s success, Big50 was born as a way to help startups gain traction, reach their goals and tackle real-world challenges.

Call for Applications to Cartier Women’s Initiative’s Three Award Opportunities – Win Up to $100k

By Nicole Rivas | June 20, 2022

This month, Cartier Women’s Initiative is offering three award opportunities to women entrepreneurs whose businesses or initiatives have a noteworthy social and/or environmental impact. The three award categories include the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award, the Science and Technology Pioneer Award, and the Regional Awards.

How to Apply for USENIX’s Conference Grant Programs

By Abbegayle Stallons | June 20, 2022

USENIX, founded in 1975, hosts hundreds of conferences and workshops a year to educate, create community, and foster innovation, and growth in advanced computing systems fields. This year, they have an exciting line-up! Starting with the  SOUPS 2022 conference from August 7th-9th, 2022 in Boston, MA as well as online. At this conference,  you will…

What to Watch

Watch How to Raise Funds For Your Business Idea or Business Growth with Jen Bonnett

Looking for funds to help your business launch or grow? Jen Bonnett is a recovering entrepreneur with years of experience as a serial entrepreneur. She has held numerous CEO/CTO positions in bootstrapped, angel and venture-backed technology startups and has raised over $50 million in angel and venture capital funds across three startups. In this Lunchtime…

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About the Crypto Market | DLT Podcast

If you missed last week’s DLT podcast, you can watch here!   Do you like BLT sandwiches? How about Cryptocurrency? Then you’ll love the DLT (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Sandwich. Join Ledgerama’s Jeremy Fletcher and “Brandon, The HBAR Bull” for a weekly crypto podcast. Tune in live each week for… What’s Happening in the Market HBAR…

Watch June 6th’s DLT Sandwich: A Crypto Podcast

Did you miss the last week’s DLT Sandwich Podcast? No worries, watch and listen here!

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