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Relationships Matter for Diverse-Led Startups & Social Impact Startups: What We Learned By Spinning Up The Intentionally Good Project in 90 Days

On May 31st, we received notification that we won a VilCap Community license grant from Village Capital for their accelerator curriculum and data collection tools. On June 13th, Joey Womack presented on creating an “intentional” culture to support diverse changemakers at SOCAP’s Spectrum conference. And on June 24th at 4:32pm, we received an email from ...

Goodie Nation Brings Awareness to the School-To-Prison Pipeline Ahead of Super Bowl LIII

Goodie Nation announced today that eleven mold-breaking digital marketing campaigns aimed at ending the school-to-prison pipeline will launch at their marquee event Goodie Innovation Weekend: Big Game x Big Impact, held January 26-27 at Google’s headquarters in Atlanta. Supported by funding from the Walton Family Foundation, Goodie Innovation Weekend concludes Goodie Digital: Disrupting The School-To-Prison …

Goodie Nation Impact Pre-Accelerator Alumni Company Founder Named 4.0 Schools Tiny Fellow

Goodie Nation Impact Pre-Accelerator Alumni Company Founder Named 4.0 Schools Tiny Fellow

Baiyina Jihad, founder of EdTech startup Beyond the Classroom, has been named a 4.0 School’s Tiny Fellow. Launched during our Hack The Violence Pre-accelerator cohort, Beyond the Classroom combines tech, literacy and mentorship in the fight to keep students in the classroom and off the streets. It's mobile application gives 3rd and 4th grade students ...

UBS and Village Capital Graduate Top Black/Latinx/Female Startups From Atlanta VC Pathways Program

UBS and Village Capital Graduate Top Black/Latinx/Female Startups From Atlanta VC Pathways Program

Nine Startups Made Final Presentations to Investors at event hosted at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Office and sponsored by Venture Atlanta UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager, and Village Capital, an organization that finds, trains and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems, today announced the graduation of nine Atlanta-based startups from the inaugural ...

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 …

Goodie Nation and A3C Combine To Use Hip-Hop To Hack Violence

Goodie Nation took Atlanta’s annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival by storm with another successful design thinking lab to “hack the violence.” Held on on Friday October 6th at the Auburn Avenue Research Library in downtown Atlanta, Goodie Ideation @ A3C brought together a mixed batch of founders: attorneys, authors, stylists, artist managers, and mobile app developers …

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 ...