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Building Healthy Soil and a Healthy Business

Profile Summary: Entrepreneur Name(s): Steven & Hannah Simms Venture Name: The Rural Urban Connection (TRUC) Impact Focus Area(s): Local Food, Regenerative Agriculture, Rural Economic Development Business Stage: Startup in July 2020 Business Type: For-Profit, Holistic Management Headquarters: Dunwoody, Georgia   The Issue Worldwide, soils have been degraded by poor farming practices causing heavy reliance on […]

Plateful.ly: Pay-What-You-Can Meal Kit Delivery Service Eyes Atlanta-Area Expansion

By: Franzene Minott   Home-delivered meal kit services are exploding, and it’s no wonder. The now $10 Billion global industry combines the advantages of “fast food” and “slow food” by delivering easy-to-make, healthy and delicious meals to customers’ doorsteps. For low-income families short on time to prepare dinner and a long way from fresh, healthy […]

Healthcare Georgia Foundation Announces Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc. (ACE) as Recipient of Strategic Health Impact Investment Funding

Healthcare Georgia Foundation is pleased to announce that Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc. (ACE) has been awarded $250,000 in Strategic Health Impact Investment funding. The Foundation is thrilled to establish this partnership with ACE, and applauds their attitude of service for small businesses and their surrounding communities.  Martina Edwards, ACE’s Chief of Strategic Partnerships […]

Healthcare Georgia Foundation Announces Carver State Bank as Recipient of Strategic Health Impact Investment Funding

Healthcare Georgia Foundation is pleased to announce Carver State Bank as a recipient of the Foundation’s recent Strategic Health Impact Investment funding in the amount of $100,000. Since 2019, the Foundation has worked to identify organizations that are addressing the social determinants of health in a wide variety of ways, and has actively pursued Program […]

Healthcare Georgia Foundation Combats Health Inequities through Affordable Housing Financing

The Foundation is working with the ANDP Loan Fund to address health and housing disparities across Georgia  Healthcare Georgia Foundation has made a $250,000 program-related investment in the ANDP Loan Fund to expand access to quality, healthy affordable housing — benefiting persons of color, low-income households, seniors, and other vulnerable groups across metropolitan Atlanta and […]

Illuminarium is Democratizing Extraordinary Experiences in Atlanta

ATLANTA – May 24, 2021 – Illuminarium Experiences, a new breakthrough global experiential entertainment company, announced today that tickets for its first Illuminarium in Atlanta, opening July 1, 2021, are now on sale at Illuminarium.com. Tickets for WILD: A Safari Experience, a first-of-its-kind entertainment experience showcasing the beauty and splendor of Africa’s most exotic animals in […]

Entrepreneur Profile: Kevin Mobolade, Swipe Credit

  Entrepreneur Name: Kevin Mobolade  Venture Name: Swipe Credit  Impact Focus Area(s): Financial Inclusion  Business Stage (Ideation, Startup, Early, Later, Mature): Early  Year Venture Established: 2021  Business Type: Enterprise Software as a Service    Swipe Credit is a financial technology company that provides credit to more than 11 million underserved people in the US. We […]