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Savannah SCORE announces finalists and panel of judges for the BizPitch Savannah™ 2021 entrepreneurial competition.

By The Creative Coast | October 15, 2021

Savannah SCORE has announced the finalists and panel of judges for its 4th Annual Shark Tank-style entrepreneurial competition. “BizPitch Savannah™”.  On Friday, November 5 from 4:00 until 6:30PM at Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Center, the finalists will pitch their business ideas to the panel of judges for a chance to win cash and free professional services valued at over $10,000 to help launch their new businesses. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Infinity Inc. Named Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 13, 2021

NEWS PROVIDED BY INFINITY INC. This year’s initiative highlights the growing importance of cybersecurity and encouraging individuals and organizations to take necessary measures to stay safe and secure in an increasingly connected world Savannah, GA — Infinity, Inc. recently renewed its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by becoming a 2021 Champion.…

Interdisciplinary Team Awarded $1 Million NSF Grant for Youth Advocacy and Disaster Resilience

By Kait Lance | October 13, 2021

NEWS PROVIDED BY GEORGIA TECH The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $1 million Stage 2 Civic Innovation Challenge (CIC) grant to the Georgia Tech-led project “Visualizing Resilience: BIPOC Youth advocacy through Mapmaking.” The interdisciplinary team of researchers previously received a $50,000 grant through Stage 1 of the CIC for the first iteration of…

University of Georgia Small Business Development Center receives $42,000 grant from Truist Foundation

By The Creative Coast | October 13, 2021

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center received a $42,000 grant from the Truist Foundation to establish an entrepreneurship academy. The Truist Foundation grant will enable 40 business owners from the Savannah area to participate in the program at no cost. Interested business owners are invited to apply online. Ideal program participants can create economic impact through job creation and increased revenue.

Digital Platform Menther to Launch in Savannah

By The Creative Coast | October 11, 2021

Menther, recently relocated its headquarters to Savannah, Georgia because of the ongoing incentives to lure talented remote tech workers into the city. Menther is a cross-generational community and digital platform aimed at unlocking opportunities for all women, regardless of zip code or circumstance. Due to the ongoing committment by the Savannah Econoomic Development Authority to incentivize tech workers and companies into the area, Menther relocated its headquarters and will be celebrating its upcoming launch with members of the community on October 16th.

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Southern Automation Logistics & Technology (SALT) seeking Georgia Southern Interns for Software Development and Marketing

Southern Automation Logistics & Technology (SALT) seeking Georgia Southern Interns for Software Development and Marketing

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 4, 2021

Internships are a vital part of every college student’s climb to success; most majors require internships to graduate, but all majors encourage students to have an internship while enrolled. Internships allow you as a student to learn beyond the confines of the classroom: they offer a chance for you to “get your hands dirty” and…

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Franci Edgerly’s ITI Digital a Vanguard in the Destination Marketing Industry with Innovative SaaS Solutions

By Kait Lance | October 3, 2021

Franci Edgerly has been at the forefront of the destination marketing industry for over 25 years. Her company ITI Digital has survived the ups and downs of a changing economy and evolved to meet industry needs by offering innovative SaaS solutions for the tourism industry.

Taylor McKnight's Emamo Changes The Way We See Events

Taylor McKnight’s Online Platform Emamo, Changes the Way We See Events

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 2, 2021

Taylor McKnight is a serial entrepreneur with a serious passion for events. He’s also passionate about incorporating play into whatever he does, whether he’s working or not. His love for events and desire to keep work light and fun has led him to find success as a business owner and innovator with his company Emamo, an event marketing, ticketing, and registration platform.

Apply Now for a Chance to Win up to $10,000 with Nav’s Small Business Grant

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 1, 2021

Nav has opened applications for their quarterly small business grant and the deadline to apply is drawing close. They are only accepting applications until October 26th, so if you have a small business that would benefit from either their runner up prize of $5,000 or their grand prize of $10,000 grants then apply now!

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The StreetShares Foundation Presents the Military Entrepreneur Challenge for a Chance to Win up to $15k to Launch or Grow a Business

By Kait Lance | October 1, 2021

The StreetShares Foundation has partnered up with the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream program to offer up to $15k to military veterans and military spouses who want to launch or grow a business.

Aerotech Machining President Joey Jones named to Georgia Southern University’s Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing’s Corporate Advisory Committee

By The Creative Coast | September 27, 2021

Joey Jones, president of Aerotech Machining, a leading manufacturer of customized, machined parts for aerospace and other industries, has been invited to join Georgia Southern University’s Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing’s Corporate Advisory Committee. Jones is one of about two dozen corporate executives from throughout the State of Georgia who will serve on this advisory committee.

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Swiftarc Ventures Announces $10MM Beauty Fund Focussing on Diversity & Disruption

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 26, 2021

The $10MM Swiftarc Beauty Fund, LP is made up of an all-female council of five, with a mission “to be deliberate in backing underrepresented founders by fostering a diverse ecosystem and inspiring true industry change.” This focus also includes backing disruptive innovation in Female-Led Beauty and Wellness Brands.

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Ambria Berksteiner’s Operation One STEM at a Time Provides Blueprints to STEM Careers for Savannah’s Youth

By Kait Lance | September 25, 2021

Engineer and Savannah-native Ambria Berksteiner is on a mission to change STEM statistics with her non-profit Operation One STEM at a Time.

scDataCom's FICAM Event

scDataCom and Security Industry partners plan informative event explaining new government security; cybersecurity legislation

By The Creative Coast | September 24, 2021

Local business and nationally recognized security expert, scDataCom, hosts an educational event focused on NDAA and FICAM compliance.

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Co-Working Studio Girl Boss Studios to Open in Hardeeville, SC on September 29th with Ribbon-Cutting, Commemorative Speaker Seminar & Women’s Business Collective Event

By The Creative Coast | September 23, 2021

Girl Boss Studios is coming to Hardeeville, SC, and will serve as the first female founder minority-owned co-working studio in the Lowcountry. Girl Boss Studios officially opens on Wednesday, September 29th, at 705 Main Street, #102 in Hardeeville, SC.