The 2023 GSV Cup for Ed Tech Startups is Now Accepting Applications

The GSV Cup is known as the world’s largest pitch competition for “Pre-K to Gray” educational technology startups. They’re currently accepting applications for the ‘23 year through September 30, 2022. This competition is for pre-seed and seed stage startups focused on the future of learning or skills, to compete for $1M in cash and prizes. 

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Third Annual Pote Day Educates and Inspires Savannah’s Creative Entrepreneurs

In its third year, Pote Day focused on three components: entertainment, education, and community. This year’s event took place from September 9th to 11th. The event kicked off with a concert at Victory North on Friday and ended with a block party at Starland Yard on Sunday. The second day was devoted to four educational workshops collectively called the Gettin’ On Conference and was hosted at The Creative Coast.

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Artificial Intelligence & Magic: Kevin Dewalt Shares the Success of Prolego

A 20+ year veteran of the startup world, Dewalt has found success with Prolego, a company recently joining the ranks of the Inc. 5000 list.  The company works to implement artificial intelligence solutions within large companies. Their homepage says “Let’s build a future where AI is the default operating system of your business.” But what does that really mean? 

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Built on Purpose Launches with Fundraising Campaign to Eliminate Local Medical Debt

Built on Purpose, the latest leadership development provider by Erik Reagan, is ready for business. As part of its mission, Built on Purpose is launching with a goal to donate $5 million to nonprofits. To jump-start its charitable efforts, the company will partner with RIP Medical Debt on a launch fundraising campaign to help eliminate medical expenses in the Savannah area and beyond.

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Application Period Opens for SCORE’s 5th Annual “BizPitch Savannah™” Entrepreneurial Competition

On Friday, September 9, Savannah SCORE will begin accepting applications from aspiring local entrepreneurs who want to become contestant in Savannah SCORE’s “BizPitch Savannah™ 2022” Entrepreneurial Competition. A kinder, gentler version of TV’s “Shark Tank”, “BizPitch Savannah™”, now in its fifth year, offers aspiring local entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win cash and free professional business services valued at more than $10,000.

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Applications Open for Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Pitch Competition with a $20k Prize Pool

Applications are currently open for the 39th Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s (CEO) Global Pitch Competition. Founded in 1983, CEO is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit that supports more than 16,500 emerging collegiate entrepreneurs annually by supporting and inspiring the growth and development of any student that seeks to be entrepreneurial. The pitch competition is a part of the organization’s annual Global Conference happening from Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Business Innovation Group partners with local entrepreneur, alumnus Garrett Clark as ‘Community Catalyst’

BIG has been working alongside Garrett Clark — a Georgia Southern alumnus, Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce board member and local business owner — as its Community Catalyst, a role BIG has had since its inception in 2014. In this role, Clark shares his leadership, problem-solving expertise and marketing strategy in an advisory capacity to BIG’s leadership team and fellow entrepreneurs in the space.

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United Way and Creative Coast Partner for Investor Readiness for Nonprofits Program

United Way of the Coastal Empire is proud to announce the second annual Investor Readiness for Nonprofits Program scheduled to begin in mid-September. In partnership with Creative Coast, this executive leadership development program is designed to effectively teach nonprofit leaders how to engage investors, donors, and philanthropic organizations. Additionally, the six-week course teaches valuable skills including discovering investors, communicating the ‘story’ of an organization, and targeting messages for different demographics.

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