Green Badger Receives Seed Funding of $1.125 Million

Green Badger, the leading SaaS developer for managing sustainable construction, announced that it has received seed funding of $1.125 million in a financing round led by venture capital firm Shadow Ventures with participation from GroundBreak Ventures, Hamilton Ventures, and additional private investment partners. The capital will be used to continue to augment Green Badger’s functionality to automate green construction compliance and enhance the sustainability of the built environment.  

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First Ever “Savannah Black In Business” Event Announced

The first-ever Savannah “Black in Business” event has been announced for Savannah-area black business owners and aspiring black entrepreneurs. The event will consist of a panel of successful local black business owners who will share their stories and answer questions about their entrepreneurial journey. There will also be presentations by local organizations that offer resources to assist members of Savannah’s black community to become successful business owners.

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Applications Are Open to the Big50 Startup Competition

The Big50 Startup Competition is now accepting applications from tech startups founded in 2014 or later. The competition was started by Jeff Vance, founder of Startup50, who set out in 2013 to improve the journalism economy. Following Startup50’s success, Big50 was born as a way to help startups gain traction, reach their goals and tackle real-world challenges.

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How to Apply for USENIX’s Conference Grant Programs

How to Apply for USENIX's Conference Grant Programs

USENIX, founded in 1975, hosts hundreds of conferences and workshops a year to educate, create community, and foster innovation, and growth in advanced computing systems fields. This year, they have an exciting line-up! Starting with the  SOUPS 2022 conference from August 7th-9th, 2022 in Boston, MA as well as online. At this conference,  you will…

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Sampson Digital Media Management & Consultation Plans to Put People First

Jordan Sampson is the CEO of Sampson Digital Media Management & Consultation and the recent first-place winner of FastPitch 2022. Before she began her startup, she was also the first place winner of the SSU Tiger Den Pitch Competition which she won after months of prepping her pitch with a business mentor and honing her business plan through a series of workshops. And long before that, she was a 7th grader singing in an Alabama church choir who realized that her talents lay in other areas of production where she could help people in unexpected ways. 

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