Goodie Nation partners with UBS and Village Capital to Launch Program for Black/Latinx/Female Entrepreneurs Seeking Early-Stage Funding and Support

Goodie Nation partners with UBS and Village Capital to Launch Program for Black/Latinx/Female Entrepreneurs Seeking Early-Stage Funding and Support

We’re proud to announce that we’ve partnered with UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager, and Village Capital, an organization that finds, trains and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems, to launch the VC Pathways program in Atlanta. VC Pathways is a national program that will train and support African American, Latinx and female founders to …

Goodie Nation Founder Speaks to Georgia Tech’s CS + Social Good Club on Social Entrepreneurship

On October 16, 2017 the student-led group CS + Social Good (Computer Science + Social Good) at Georgia Tech invited two of Atlanta’s top social entrepreneurs on campus to discuss social entrepreneurship. The panel discussion focused on where computer science intersects with social impact, and how the community can use technology to create positive change …

Meet The 28 Atlanta Area College Students Using Technology & Innovation To Hack The Violence

Meet The 28 Atlanta Area College Students Using Technology & Innovation To Hack The Violence

On Saturday, we welcomed 28 of the Atlanta's top college students passionate about social change into our tribe of change makers with the Opening Day for Goodie College Innovation Lab #HackTheViolence, a program designed to turn college students into social impact tech startup founders. Their objective is to reduce violence 40{73d994cfe2ff8b0a610e87f383cee97a4b5b8ef0e12626b1a91565c29f75a33f} by the year 2020 using innovation. Paired ...

Talk of the Town: Atlanta Tackles Gentrification

Contributed by: Ebony Hillsman, Mark Taylor II   Some would say Atlanta is bleeding and rumored to have the largest economic disparity in the nation. The cause? Rumor is: lack of diversity and inclusion in business development and access to resources. So we gathered a few friends, innocent bystanders and key players in the game …

Goodie Hack [EDU] Atlanta x March 2016 Recap: Heroes Create Solutions to Improve Math and Reading Skills in Low-Performing K-12 Schools

Goodie Hack [EDU] Atlanta x March 2016 Recap: Heroes Create Solutions to Improve Math and Reading Skills in Low-Performing K-12 Schools

Mission Accomplished During the span of five intense days, everyday heroes and heroines from the Atlanta community assembled  to improve problems in K-12 education among its low-performing schools.  Celebrating Goodie Hack’s 2nd year in building technology with underserved communities, on Wednesday, March 9, Goodie Nation emerged as a new brand and unveiled solutions via “Goodie …

Goodie Ideation EDU Recap: High-Impact Ways To Improve Math + Reading Skills in Low Performing K-12 Schools

Goodie Ideation EDU Recap: High-Impact Ways To Improve Math + Reading Skills in Low Performing K-12 Schools

  Our Mission Amidst the hustle and bustle of a busy day in Atlanta’s Ponce City Market, Goodie Nation hosted the inaugural Goodie Ideation session for 2016 at General Assembly with a focus on developing ideas to solve problems in local education. Attendees were taught how to formulate effective ideas for social impact while also …

Founders’ Therapy Recap: The Battle Between Business + Romantic Relationships

Founders’ Therapy Recap: The Battle Between Business + Romantic Relationships

Our Mission With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, we decided to kick off Founders’ Therapy focusing on love during the brisk evening of February 11, 2016. Participants were provided warmth, food and a valve to decompress about the stresses of balancing business with romance and relationships. Founders’ Therapy was created to show entrepreneurs that they aren’t …