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Entrepreneur Profile: Jasmine Burton, Wish for WASH

Profile Summary: Entrepreneur Name: Jasmine Burton Venture Name: Wish for WASH Impact Focus Area(s): Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Global Health; Health Equity; Health Education Business Stage (Ideation, Startup, Early, Later, Mature): Startup Year Venture Established: 2014 Business Type: Our growing mission is to bring more diverse minds, talent, and innovation to the problems of global […]

Farm-to-Home Explorer Kits for Daymaker Kids

By: Ben Haynes, Daymaker Giving   “Food education should be a cornerstone of every child’s education.” – Erin Croom, founder of Small Bites Adventure Club in Atlanta, Georgia Daymaker believes that everyone should have access to healthy, wholesome meals, and that humans are happier when they have a connection to their food and its source. […]

A Mission Investing Partnership: A Nonprofit Leveraged 1 Foundation’s $100k Loan Into Over $2.3 Million In Only 3 Months

By: Thelma Johnson, CEO of Albany Community Together! (ACT) & Christine Reeves Strigaro, Executive Director of The Sapelo Foundation    Albany Community Together! (ACT!) is a Community Financial Development Institution (CDFI) that is based in Albany, Georgia. It provides capital, coaching, and connections to support small businesses in southwest Georgia. Its combination of loans and […]

Aegis: Starting a Financial and Economic Transformation

Entrepreneur Name: Reginald Maisonneuve Venture Name: Aegis LLC Impact Focus Area(s): Financial & Economic Transformation for the consumer, enterprise & government. Core areas include: Financial Health Affordable Housing Access to Capital: Consumer & micro & SMB Under/Un-banked Employee Financial Wellness Business Stage: Startup Year Venture Established: 2018 Business Type: LLC, a GA Corp., Haitian-American & US Veteran-owned. The Issue Social entrepreneurship […]

Coalition of Public-Private Entities Launch Partnership to Advance Technology and Inclusive Innovation Statewide

September 21, 2020   Lieutenant Governor Endorses Efforts to Establish Georgia as the Technology Capital of the East Coast    Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan announced the official launch of the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation, a public-private partnership created to lead coordinated, statewide efforts to position Georgia as the Technology Capital of the East Coast.  This […]

Join Startup Runway to Turn the Racial and Gender Funding Gap into an Onramp in Atlanta

September 2, 2020 Atlanta influences everything, the saying goes, and racial and gender equity in startups is no exception. Atlanta is home to the largest pitch event for underrepresented founders, Startup Runway, which is closing the equity gap by introducing unrepresented founders to their first investor.  This semi-annual event competitively selects high-potential startups to receive […]