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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 […]

Tenth Street Ventures and Partners’ New Project Creates 40 Fully Furnished, Attainable Rent Apartments in Atlanta’s Hunter Hills

The American South Real Estate Fund is a lead investor in renovating the 20-unit garden style apartments into 40 studio apartments with attainable rents at 60% AMI ATLANTA (April 2021) – Tenth Street Ventures along with partners Miles Alexander III at Alexander Goshen and Richard Taylor with ARRC Capital Partners have purchased 1200 Mobile St., […]

The Oikos Institute for Social Impact Launches First Ecosystem in Atlanta

At the end of 2020, Crossing Capital Group, Inc. (CCG) established the The Oikos Institute for Social Impact (Oikos) to create mutually supportive ecosystems with seminaries and universities, foundations, government agencies and denominational judicatories for social impact. At their best, these ecosystems will be community-centered and will disrupt the cycle of exploitation of properties owned […]

Georgia Tech MBAs Compete in Turner MIINT Impact Investing Case Competition

By: Rob Joy   The Turner MBA Impact Investing Network and Training (MIINT) is a hands on experiential lab designed to give students real world experience in impact investing. This is Georgia Tech’s first year participating in the nationwide competition, sponsored by the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.  My team, consisting of myself, Sarah […]

Evo Haven Founders Building Container Community Amid Housing Crisis

Founders: Majesty & Elize Gayle Venture Name: Evo Haven Impact Focus Area(s): Sustainable Housing; Opportunity Zone Fund Business Stage: Startup Year Venture Established: 2020 Business Type: LLC   Evo Group Holdings (EGH) aims to end the global housing crisis and increase the supply of entry-level homes by mass-producing environmentally friendly real estate. In their first […]

Community Foundation’s GoATL Impact Investing Fund Announces New Commitments

Three activities result in $1 million deployed for COVID-19 recovery and more than $2 million raised for future deployment    ATLANTA – The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s GoATL Fund provides flexible, cost-effective impact capital to support our region’s nonprofits and social enterprises. This month, it announces three positive moves forward for the community: two […]

Drawdown Georgia Launches to Accelerate Climate Solutions

Nonpartisan effort to scale solutions by bringing Georgians together to crowdsolve for climate progress   The end of 2020 marked the launch of a long-term, multi-stakeholder climate initiative in Georgia – one designed to bring business and industry, municipal leadership, NGOs and others together to accelerate climate solutions in Georgia. Inspired by the global framework […]