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Savannah BIPOC Makers Collective aims to share the spotlight

By Allison Stice | January 17, 2022

Shelton dreamed of a space where makers could share resources, make connections and help each other grow. With its first Instagram post @savannah.bipoc.makers shared on Dec. 31, 2021 (#2022goals anyone?), the collective formally launched, and Shelton is just getting started.

Calling All HUSTLERS to Claim Their FREE Business Listing to MelaninPrenuers!

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 14, 2022

What’s better than exposure for your business? Free promotion for your business! MelaninPrenuers is “Supporting emerging and established black-owned businesses by increasing the amount of time the black dollars stay in the black community.” By being involved with MelaninPrenuers, so many opportunities will arise for your business and get it the exposure that is so…

It’s Time to Complete Your IFundWomen Universal Grant Application!

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 14, 2022

Did you know that there are over 12 million women owned businesses and startups in this country alone? That is 40% of the businesses in the US. Yet shockingly, women receive just 7% of venture funds for their startups. Even more shockingly, statistics show that, on average, a female entrepreneur is awarded a loan of…

Idea Accelerator Bootcamp for entrepreneurs to have free, virtual info session on January 25th

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 14, 2022

The Creative Coast’s annual Idea Accelerator Bootcamp is a virtual 12-week educational and mentoring program starting with a free pre-course to help attendees determine if entrepreneurship is the right path for them! The event is powered by the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), Georgia’s Technology Incubator housed at Georgia Tech. The Idea Accelerator Bootcamp is for anyone who is ready to test their business idea or anyone who wants to update an old business. 

SCAD announces School of Business Innovation

By The Creative Coast Staff | January 13, 2022

Offering 15 graduate and undergraduate degrees in advertising and branding, business of beauty and fragrance, creative business leadership, design management, luxury and brand management, service design, and social strategy and management, SCAD launched the School of Business Innovation in January across its locations in Savannah, Atlanta and online. 

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Savannah BIPOC Makers Collective aims to share the spotlight

By Allison Stice | January 17, 2022

Shelton dreamed of a space where makers could share resources, make connections and help each other grow. With its first Instagram post @savannah.bipoc.makers shared on Dec. 31, 2021 (#2022goals anyone?), the collective formally launched, and Shelton is just getting started.

Calling All HUSTLERS to Claim Their FREE Business Listing to MelaninPrenuers!

Calling All HUSTLERS to Claim Their FREE Business Listing to MelaninPrenuers!

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 14, 2022

What’s better than exposure for your business? Free promotion for your business! MelaninPrenuers is “Supporting emerging and established black-owned businesses by increasing the amount of time the black dollars stay in the black community.” By being involved with MelaninPrenuers, so many opportunities will arise for your business and get it the exposure that is so…

It’s Time to Complete Your IFundWomen Universal Grant Application!

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 14, 2022

Did you know that there are over 12 million women owned businesses and startups in this country alone? That is 40% of the businesses in the US. Yet shockingly, women receive just 7% of venture funds for their startups. Even more shockingly, statistics show that, on average, a female entrepreneur is awarded a loan of…

Idea Accelerator Bootcamp for entrepreneurs to have free, virtual info session on January 25th

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 14, 2022

The Creative Coast’s annual Idea Accelerator Bootcamp is a virtual 12-week educational and mentoring program starting with a free pre-course to help attendees determine if entrepreneurship is the right path for them! The event is powered by the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), Georgia’s Technology Incubator housed at Georgia Tech. The Idea Accelerator Bootcamp is for anyone who is ready to test their business idea or anyone who wants to update an old business. 

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SCAD announces School of Business Innovation

By The Creative Coast Staff | January 13, 2022

Offering 15 graduate and undergraduate degrees in advertising and branding, business of beauty and fragrance, creative business leadership, design management, luxury and brand management, service design, and social strategy and management, SCAD launched the School of Business Innovation in January across its locations in Savannah, Atlanta and online. 

STEAM Leadership Conference

Submit Your Proposal for the Virtual STEAM Leadership Conference 2022 at Georgia Tech – Deadline Extended to Jan 17th

By The Creative Coast Staff | January 8, 2022

The Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) has announced an extension on the deadline to submit proposals to share innovative ideas at the virtual 2022 STEAM Leadership Conference on March 14-17, 2022. 

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Set 2022 Goals with the Creative Coast Lunchtime Topic

By Allison Stice | January 7, 2022

How are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? Whether you’re still setting intentions or already kicking yourself for not living up to too-high expectations, checking in with The Creative Coast’s cadre of coaches can help you build motivation and focus on who you want to become in 2022.

You Are Invited to Apply For the UGA Entrepreneurship Program's Next Top Entrepreneur Virtual Pitch Competition!

You Are Invited to Apply For the UGA Entrepreneurship Program’s Next Top Entrepreneur Virtual Pitch Competition!

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 4, 2022

The University of Georgia’s Entrepreneurship Program’s goal is to “infuse and refine an entrepreneurial mindset in our students through transformational experiences and comprehensive academic courses.” And their upcoming pitch competition is one of the many “transformational experiences” that UGA’s Entrepreneurship Program has to offer.

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Applications are rolling for the SoGal Foundation’s Black Founder StartUp Grant!

By Abbegayle Stallons | January 3, 2022

SoGal Foundation is “home to the largest global movement of diverse entrepreneurs and investors.” They strive to put inclusivity at the forefront of entrepreneurial fields, knocking down discriminatory bias and building a diverse community of entrepreneurs and world changers. SoGal Foundation, along with Winky Lux, bluemercury, twelveNYC, Twilio, and other sponsors, have joined together to…

Sparking Ideas: Radford Harrell Shines as ATDC’s Startup Catalyst for Savannah

By Allison Stice | January 2, 2022

Radford Harrell is a key part of ATDC’s mission to help startups scale and grow. Georgia Tech’s technology incubator combines curriculum, coaching, connections, and community to achieve results for companies accepted into its program, which now includes 200 graduated businesses boasting a 90% success rate after five years.