What An October

Last month was incredibly action-packed for Goodie Nation as we worked with Venture For America, BILL, Lenovo, Venture Atlanta, Verizon, Mastercard, Silicon Valley Bank, BLCK VC, and Google for Startups and launched our Fall 2022 apparel collection. Getting Gen Z into Atlanta’s Startup Community with Venture For America Ayah Rashid (Venture For America) joined our ...

The 3rd Anniversary of Tech Done Right Marks Our Expansion to New Markets with the Inaugural Google for Startups Latino Founders Fund

Three years ago on this date, Kapor Center announced Goodie Nation was one of 10 winners of the Tech Done Right Challenge. As a winner, we received a $100,000 grant that allowed us to launch the Intentionally Good program. We started with a pilot cohort of 10 Atlanta-based founders, and we asked what it would ...

Introducing Society of the Good

Today we excited to announce our newest (and coolest) campaign for those who want to do more about closing the Relationship Gap for social entrepreneurs and diverse founders - a monthly recurring group dubbed Society of the Good. The Society of the Good is a group of everyday people, change makers, innovators, and entrepreneurs who ...

Goodie Nation Now Accepts Crypto Donations!

We are thrilled to announce that Goodie Nation is now accepting cryptocurrency donations to help support our mission of close the Relationship Gap for diverse founders and social entrepreneurs, thanks to our partners at Pledge.to. "At Goodie Nation, we make sure the founders in our program are at the forefront of innovation - essentially ahead ...

Success at the Goodie Nation Reunion x ATL

Last month, Goodie Nation had its first in-person event since the pandemic, and wow… It sure was great to be back! Coined as the Goodie Nation Reunion x ATL, we brought together Founders, Experts, Investors, and other members of the Goodie Nation community over drinks and hor d'oeuvres. Over a few short hours, more than ...

Reflections at the Halfway Mark of Our Product Strategy Sprint Series Powered by Porsche Cars North America

Last week, we had our midpoint check-in with founders participating in the Product Strategy Sprint Series powered by Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA). This virtual luncheon brought together participating founders, Porsche Cars North America professionals, and Goodie Nation team members to share what everyone thought about the first half of the program. Founders shared …

What Founders in Our Community are Prioritizing in 2022

With over 290 diverse founders and social entrepreneurs in the Goodie Nation community, we have the privilege of engaging with super talented and driven individuals while helping them grow into better leaders, professionals, and most important – people.  A perk of our community is that we can gauge the pulse of diverse founders and social ...

We Kicked Off Our Product Strategy Sprint Series Powered by Porsche

Last week, we kicked off our Product Strategy Sprint Series powered by Porsche Cars North America! The 3-month program began with a networking session between the participating founders and members of the Porsche team. As part of the networking session and the first step towards building relationships with the Porsche professionals, founders got to share ...

How Dr. Christine Izuakor Secured $300K from Pitch Competitions and Grants

Prizes for pitch competitions come in all shapes and sizes, so when you’re an expert at winning them, the earnings can really add up. This is the case for Cyber Pop-up Founder Dr. Christine Izuakor who has amassed over $300K in financial capital from winning various pitch competitions and securing grants throughout the nation. Like ...