Green Badger Receives Seed Funding of $1.125 Million

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.  

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First Ever “Savannah Black In Business” Event Announced

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.

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The Unnecessary Costs of Credit Card Processing & Why Merchants Should Pay Closer Attention to Their Credit Card Processing Bill ft. Robert Day of weAudit.com

In this Lunchtime Topic, Robert Day (Founder & Managing Partner of weAudit.com), breaks down the unnecessary and unregulated processing costs charged by credit card processors to merchants. He also talks about how a business owner can monitor these costs to save their company up to over $30,000 per year. 

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EdTech GAMEIS Conference to Take Place at Savannah Convention Center this July

GAMEIS Conference July 2022

This summer the Georgia Association of Managers of Educational Information Systems (GAMEIS) Conference returns to the Savannah Convention Center. The conference, which will take place from July 12 – 15, provides a forum for K-12 Information Technology professionals and Instructional Technology professionals from school districts and private schools throughout Georgia and beyond.

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Gov. Kemp: Hyundai Motor Group to Invest $5.54 Billion in Georgia at First Fully Dedicated Electric Vehicle and Battery Manufacturing Facility

Hyundai Motor Group

At a signing ceremony today, Governor Brian P. Kemp and Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair Euisun Chung announced that Hyundai Motor Group will open its first fully dedicated electric vehicle (EV) and battery manufacturing facility in the State of Georgia. Hyundai Motor Group (HMG, or “the Group”) will invest $5.54 billion in opening a state-of-the-art U.S. smart factory at the Bryan County Megasite. Non-affiliated Hyundai Motor Group suppliers will invest approximately another $1 billion in the project, delivering approximately 8,100 new jobs to Georgia’s coastal region.

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Georiga Tech Savannah to Host First Generation College Institute Program for Rising 8th to 12th Graders this July

The First-Generation College Institute (FGCI) is a state-wide, summer initiative at Georgia Tech designed to expand on Georgia Tech’s existing PreK-12 STEM programs to amplify the Institute’s impact by identifying, engaging, and preparing first-generation and limited income 8th-12th students for the transition from high school to college and aptitude in STEM.  

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