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Serial Entrepreneur Keewan Drayton is Gearing Up for an Exciting Season with His Latest Venture and Spooky New Show

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 24, 2021

Keewan Drayton is what you might call a serial entrepreneur. Being co-owner of Red Eye Film Productions and The Savannah Underground, Drayton was also involved in the launch of Selfie World Savannah in Pooler, Georgia this September. He’s passionate about growing businesses and sat down to talk about his endeavors with The Creative Coast. Red…

Walmart is Giving Back to the Community with Local Community Grants! Apply Now to Be Eligible For Up to $5,000

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 23, 2021

Since 1962, Walmart has honored it’s slogan, “Save Money. Live Better.” through their low prices, but now they are taking it one step further by offering community grants. They offer a helpful guide to explain what the grant entails and FAQs here, if needed. Through this grant, Walmart is seeking to give back and support…

Calling All Women In Business! Apply Now for The $25,000 Amber Grant.

By Abbegayle Stallons | October 23, 2021

The Amber Grant Foundation was started in 1998 by WomensNet, in honor of Amber Wigdahl. Wigdahl passed away at just nineteen years old, and was unable to fulfil her career goals. In her loving memory, WomensNet offers a $10,000 grant every month. They have also upped their game with an Annual $25,000 Amber Grant!  Once…

Igneo Technologies to open first U.S. facility at SeaPoint in Savannah

By The Creative Coast | October 21, 2021

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that e-waste recycling company Igneo Technologies will invest $85 million in opening its first U.S. electronics recycling facility at the Port of Savannah. This is expected to create at least 150 jobs in Chatham County once Igneo is fully operational.

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.

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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.

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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.

The Advanced Technology Development Center Announces its Startup Graduating Class of 2021

By The Creative Coast | September 20, 2021

The Advanced Technology Development Center, Georgia’s technology incubator, announced today that 10 startups will graduate from the program’s top-tier Signature portfolio.

Creative Coast Partners with CEISMC to Offer Scholarships to Area Youth for STEAM Workshops

By Kait Lance | September 20, 2021

CEISMC is partnering with The Creative Coast, which is offering qualifying students scholarships to the Saturday STEMlabs and After-School programs

New Small Business Grant offers $150,000 in Winnings for 30 Small Latina-Owned Businesses across the U.S.!

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 19, 2021

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has partnered with TikTok to create ‘Creciendo con TikTok,’ a partnership that supports entrepreneurship, content creation, tech education/career development, and leadership development.

Submit your proposal for Open Data for Good Grand Challenge by October 24th, get a shot at $210,000 in total cash prizes!

By Abbegayle Stallons | September 18, 2021

We utilize Open Data everyday without realizing it. It’s how we are able to get our information, whether it be through a search engine, an app or browsing on social media.  Unfortunately, the companies who build products based on Open Data are not always equipped and able to establish and maintain upkeep on them and…

UGA SBDC Offering ’10 Tips to Turbocharge Your Website’ Webinar – October 21, 2021

By The Creative Coast | September 17, 2021

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, offers a NEW webinar for small business owners on Oct. 21, 2021.