Entries by Jonny Newburgh

Small Businesses Need Your Help, Too

This post originally appeared on the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta blog. June 24, 2020 By: Jonny Newburgh, Impact Investment Associate, GoATL Fund Small businesses are hurting. Black-owned businesses face added challenges. In good times, entrepreneurship is tough. The most recent Small Business Credit Survey, conducted by the Federal Reserve System in early 2020, found that […]


BestFit: Redesigning a Social Safety Net for Young Adults 

Entrepreneur Names: Asha Owens and Rebecca Kwee  Venture Name: BestFit  Impact Focus Area: College Success, Civic Tech  Business Stage: Startup  Year Venture Established: 2018  Business Type: Private, Social Enterprise   Basic needs insecurity among college students is worse than you think.   Millions of college students in the U.S. rely on their school for stable access to food, […]

Ways to Support COVID-19 Relief and Recovery

Our immediate reaction to the ongoing pandemic and recession was to develop a list of capital and technical resources for small businesses and nonprofits in Georgia. If you are looking for capital to sustain your operations, please visit our page on Small Business and Nonprofit Resources During the COVID-19 Crisis. On this page, we’re looking […]

Fall Conference Roundup: Emory MBAs Recap Social Impact Events

December 5, 2019  By: Sydney Maier, Carolyn Bero, Avi Scher  Emory University’s Goizueta Business School recently sent several students across the U.S. to attend conferences on social entrepreneurship, impact investing, and socially responsible investing. Here is what they learned: MBArk2Boulder Food Leadership Conference (Sydney Maier) Dedicated to strengthening the relationship between MBAs and the natural foods industry, MBArk hosts three annual conferences: […]