Antares Capital Announces $20k Antares REACH Grant Opportunities for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

By The Creative Coast | July 24, 2023

Antares Capital has taken a significant step towards fostering inclusivity and empowerment within the entrepreneurial landscape by announcing the launch of the second round of the Antares REACH Grant Program. Geared towards supporting entrepreneurs from historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) who lead venture-scalable businesses, this initiative aims to bridge the funding gap that has hindered many early-stage business owners from minority backgrounds. By providing a platform for these visionary leaders to unleash their full potential, the program seeks to fuel their growth trajectories and foster innovation.

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Girls Code Summer Camp Empowers the Next Generation of Female Coders

By James GaNun | July 24, 2023

Last week, The Creative Coast and Girls Code Savannah teamed up to offer an aviation-themed summer camp designed to teach girls the basics of coding, free of charge. The camp took place at Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus. From July 10th to 14th, 9 AM to 2 PM, 33 fifth to eighth grade girls gathered in a computer lab to learn about the basics of coding and the possibilities that tech-oriented careers can offer them in the future.

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Black in Business 2023 Event Announced

By James GaNun | July 12, 2023

SCORE Savannah recently announced the second annual edition of Black in Business, an event designed to promote and support black entrepreneurs and business owners in the Greater Savannah area. In this two-hour program, local black entrepreneurs will share their success stories and answer questions about their business journeys. The event will be held on Wednesday, August 2nd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College.

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Clean Energy Roadshow Showcases the Future of Sustainable Transportation in Georgia

By The Creative Coast | July 12, 2023

The Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow, now in its 13th annual edition, took place recently, bringing together industry leaders, government officials, and community representatives to explore the latest advancements in sustainable transportation. Organized by Event Energy Partners and Clean Cities Georgia, this educational series, hosted by PSC Vice Chairman Tim Echols, featured four tour stops in Savannah, Augusta, Peachtree City, and Albany, where attendees had the opportunity to witness groundbreaking technologies in action.

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Corstrata Partners with Swift Medical to Offer Virtual Wound and Ostomy Care

By James GaNun | July 11, 2023

Corstrata they virtually connects patients with their team of certified WOC nurses to provide both asynchronous image-based and live video-based wound care to patients across the country. Through their platform, patients can be connected to quality care from the comfort of their home, “because that’s where patients recover the best, recover the fastest, and that’s where patients want to be,” says Piette.

Hello Alice and Global Entrepreneurship Network Announces $5k to $25k Small Business Grant Opportunities

By Kait Lance | July 7, 2023

Together, Hello Alice and GEN, have announced the launch of the second round of their Small Business Growth Fund, which will offer $5k to $25k Small Business Grant Opportunities. The deadline to apply is July 21st. Read here for the qualifications and eligibility requirements.

SHE HUSTLES x Startup Runway 2023 Celebrates Women Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

By The Creative Coast | June 26, 2023

The air was humming as people poured into the Clyde Venue on Thursday for a summer SHE HUSTLES x Startup Runway event. SHE HUSTLES always has great attendance thanks to its vibrant crowd and close-knit community, and this time was no different with a sold-out evening. While SHE HUSTLES didn’t see a change in attendance, this event did bring something new to the table.

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Einride Brings Electric Trucks to Savannah, Paving the Way for Sustainable Logistics

By James GaNun | June 26, 2023

Wallenius Wilhelmsen, a global transportation and logistics company, has unveiled its latest investment: Einride battery-electric trucks for its subsidiary Keen Transport’s heavy-haul fleet. This move is in line with the company’s goal of reducing the carbon footprint of its land-based operations and supply chains, ultimately leading to the realization of zero-emissions logistics services.

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BizPitch Savannah™ Competition Returns, Offering Local Entrepreneurs the Chance to Win Over $10,000 in Prizes

By The Creative Coast | June 26, 2023

Get ready for the return of the annual BizPitch Savannah™ Entrepreneurial Competition, a dynamic Shark Tank-style event organized and presented by the Savannah Chapter of SCORE. This highly anticipated competition brings together the city’s most promising entrepreneurs, offering them an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a panel of esteemed judges.

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Plug and Play’s Batch Two Expo Day Highlights Supply Chain Innovation in Savannah

By Chester Thorson | June 20, 2023

Plug and Play’s Savannah Batch Two Expo Day was successfully hosted on Wednesday, June 14th, creating an exciting follow-up to the initial Selection Day showcase event. The event took place in downtown Savannah at SoHo South, providing a vibrant backdrop for 13 innovative startups to present their advancements within the supply chain and logistics industry. These startups showcased solutions related to warehousing, renewable energy, trucking, and workforce/staffing development, highlighting the ongoing innovations in these areas.