Tech giant Alibaba is committing a total of $750,000 to support American small and medium-sized businesses. This is the second year the grant program has offered money for entrepreneurs looking to succeed in e-commerce channels.
Don’t you want to win $10,000 for your small business? Time is running out to submit your application for SCORE’s BizPitchSavannah 2022 Entrepreneurial Competition! Applications to participate in the annual contest are due no later than October 3rd.
The Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) is on a mission to enhance PreK-12 and post-secondary STEM education, especially for those underrepresented in STEM. The CEISMC team achieves this by serving as the connection point between Georgia Tech faculty and students and the PreK-12 STEM education community.
Shofidiya took first place at the September 15th Startup Runway Showcase, a pitch event for female and minority owned Startups in Atlanta. Read about her work as the founder of BEEnevolent, and her plans to scale her startup in the future.
Savannah SCORE and The Creative Coast have announced the fall 2022 SHE HUSTLES presenters, keynote speakers, and panelists. The September 28th event will be the final SHE HUSTLES of the year and will offer new afternoon workshops to bring an educational component to the event. The afternoon workshop session will take place from 3pm – 5pm at the Coastal Georgia Center (305 Fahm St.) followed by an evening conference from 5:30pm – 8pm at The Clyde Venue (223 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.).
On September 15, 2022, VEL Savannah welcomed dozens into their flagship location for their official grand opening. The work cafe concept is bringing a new perspective to remote work in Savannah’s Starland District and beyond. The state-of-the-art workspace doubles as a coffee shop. From the lighting and aroma to the variety of reservable seating options and the menu, VEL has redefined productivity.
What to Watch
Ledgerama and team talk about a big company joining the Hedera network!
We sat down with Dwayne Stephens, a serial entrepreneur and the Program Director of Make Startups in Savannah, to talk about what it looks like to create a VIABLE, LONG-TERM business. Dwayne shared common misconceptions about entrepreneurship, how to determine your target audience, the importance of being flexible as a business owner, developing your why, and more. Watch to learn more!
In this Lunchtime Topic, Peter Askew shared how he became a domain investor, started developing dotCOMs, and leverages his domains as assets that bring in revenue. As a full-time, domain developer he’s had websites acquired and has spent the past 16+ years learning about how to acquire, test, and partner with other businesses and organizations on domains to make them lucrative online real estate. Watch or listen to learn his backstory, tips and tricks!
The Creative Coast runs meaningful programs that provide education and connectivity. These programs include Lunchtime Topics, Entrepreneur’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.
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The Creative Coast educates and connects the entrepreneurs, creatives, and techies within the innovation economy of the Savannah Region.