The Creative Coast connects, supports, and develops creative and technology entrepreneurs to positively impact the economy in our community.

Featured News

Xcel Strategies Announces Xcel Xpo 2024 Career Training and Exhibition for Students Across the Region

By The Creative Coast | April 8, 2024

Over 100 students from Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty and Bulloch counties are expected to attend the Xcel Xpo 2024: Building Your Future event. BluWorkz, Gulfstream, and the Savannah Economic Development Authority are several of the participating companies.

Hivers & Strivers Capital Offering Startup Funding For Veterans

By Brianna Bella | April 5, 2024

Read more about funding opportunities HERE. Although veterans comprise just around 5% of the nation’s workforce, they account for 9% of all business owners, contribute $1.4 trillion to the U.S.…

Lisa Kanda of Elkay Advisors to Host AI-Powered LinkedIn Profile Makeover Workshop

By Brianna Bella | April 5, 2024

Stay up to date on the latest news stories HERE. Lisa Kanda will host an “AI-Powered LinkedIn Profile Makeover Workshop” for the second time on Friday, April 26, 2024, from…

Cadence Cash Equal Access Fund Announces $5K Grant Opportunity

By Brianna Bella | March 19, 2024

Read more about funding opportunities like this HERE.  The Cadence Cash Equal Access Fund (CCEAF) has introduced the Cash Thrive Grant, which is a quarterly program targeted to aid small…

HerSuiteSpot Offering $1K MicroGrants to Women of Color Founders

By Brianna Bella | March 19, 2024

Read more about funding opportunities like this HERE.  HerSuiteSpot is a digital platform that offers memberships to help women of color founders, startups, side hustlers, and small business owners develop…

Hyundai Metaplant Announces a Job Fair in April 2024

By Brianna Bella | March 12, 2024

Read all of our latest news stories HERE.  Hyundai Metaplant is having a job fair in April! As Hyundai Metaplant continues to be built in Bryan County, events are held…

Online Learning

Automate the Customer Journey

At every turn, business owners, managers, and entrepreneurs hear terms like “automation” and “digital marketing” but precious few have any idea of the incredible value automation holds for even the…

Leveraging Generative AI to Boost Revenue

What exactly is Generative AI? How is it most helpful for startups and businesses? What AI tools are available to streamline processes and make companies more profitable? 

Murem Sharpe addresses all of these questions and more during this special recording of “Leveraging Generative AI to Boost Revenue for Your Products and Services.” Learn why and how Generative AI can help companies be more efficient and bring in more revenue. 

Building the Future Workforce with Ambria Berksteiner

In today’s rapidly evolving world, preparing the future workforce is more important than ever. One key to this preparation is promoting STEAM education – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics – particularly among middle school-aged students. In this blog post, we explore how organizations like The Creative Coast and dedicated individuals like Ambria Berksteiner are working to bridge the gap and inspire the next generation of innovators.

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.