The Creative Coast Announces November 9th SHE HUSTLES Keynote and Panelists

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 31, 2023

SHE HUSTLES is a Creative Coast tri-annual event, during which Savannah’s women entrepreneurs and leaders connect, learn, and inspire. The Creative Coast is excited to again partner with Savannah SCORE for the upcoming SHE HUSTLES event, which is set to take place on Thursday, November 9th, at The Clyde Venue from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

4 Fungi’s Regenerative to Bring $27 Million in Investment and 50 Jobs to Metter Area

By Bradley Mullis | October 30, 2023

4 Fungi’s Regenerative, a pioneering controlled environment agriculture and food production company, is planning to build a state-of-the-art greenhouse facility in the area. This is expected to bring more than $27 million in investments as well as create nearly 50 jobs. Read more about the announcement from The Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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Entrepreneurship Event in Brunswick Targets Children with Big Business Dreams  

By Bradley Mullis | October 30, 2023

What do you do after spending 36 years as an educator? While some would take a well-deserved break, Freda Johnson is doubling down on her commitment to elementary education with her latest adventure, Sunday Funday for Future Entrepreneurs. 

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Savannah SCORE announces finalists of BizPitch Savannah™ 2023 entrepreneurial competition

By The Creative Coast | October 26, 2023

It’s official! Savannah SCORE has announced the finalist for its 7th Annual ”BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition, Savannah’s version of TV’s “Shark Tank.”

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SHE HUSTLES Returns; November 9, 2023

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 19, 2023

The Creative Coast’s SHE HUSTLES returns this fall for a live, in-person event presented in partnership with Savannah SCORE! The SHE HUSTLES community provides a unique opportunity for Savannah’s women entrepreneurs and leaders to come together, connect, and inspire. This fall’s event will take place on November 9, 2023, at The Clyde Venue (223 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Savannah, GA), starting at 5:30pm.

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AAUW Career Grant Offers 2k-20K Grant to Women Seeking to Renew or Resume Academic Work

By Kait Lance | October 16, 2023

The AAU Career Development Grant is offering women between $2k-$20k to pursue an advanced degree in education; health and medical sciences; science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); or social sciences. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2023. Click to read more about eligibility and selection criteria.

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Upcoming Entrepreneurship Workshop to Cover Myths & Realities of Small Business Financing – OCTOBER 19, 2023

By Kait Lance | October 16, 2023

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, The City of Savannah, and the Small Business Assistance Corporation, will co-host a class to educate small business owners on the new State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program. The event will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2023 from 9am -12pm at the UGA SBDC Savannah and Statesboro Coastal Georgia Center.

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Georgia No. 1 State for Business for 10th Consecutive Year

By The Creative Coast | October 4, 2023

Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), announced that the state achieved an unprecedented milestone: a full decade of business excellence, earning the rank of No. 1 state for business from  Area Development  magazine for 10 consecutive years. No other state in the nation has achieved this benchmark. 

Hello Alice & GEN announce third round of $5k-$25k grant opportunities for small businesses

By The Creative Coast | October 2, 2023

Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy, driving innovation, creating jobs, and fostering a sense of community. However, they often face financial challenges that hinder their growth and…

The Creative Coast is Seeking a Conference Producer!

The Creative Coast is Seeking a Conference Producer!

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 29, 2023

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission to catalyze the innovation economy in Coastal Georgia. We build and support the startup and entrepreneurial community in Savannah through educational…