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 ...

The City Innovation Ecosystems Program is Coming to Atlanta!

We’re teaming up with Collab Capital and Invest Atlanta to help the National League of Cities implement its City Innovation Ecosystems (CIE) program in Atlanta! This program helps cities adopt policies, programs, and practices that give underrepresented entrepreneurs more opportunities for economic advancement. By working with the National League of Cities, we plan to increase ...

Innovations in the Education Industry: What Our Founders are Doing!

We’ve noticed that a large number of diverse founders who join the Goodie Nation community are solving problems in the same handful of industries.  When Google for Startups announced this year’s (2021) Black Founders Fund recipients, it further validated our observations.  Though diverse founders are building startups in several industries, the majority are creating solutions ...

Innovations in the Culture Industry: What Our Founders are Doing!

We’ve noticed that a large number of diverse founders who join the Goodie Nation community are solving problems in the same handful of industries.  When Google for Startups announced this year’s (2021) Black Founders Fund recipients, it further validated our observations.  Though diverse founders are building startups in several industries, the majority are creating solutions ...

Innovations in the Health Industry: What Our Founders are Doing!

We’ve noticed that a large number of diverse founders who join the Goodie Nation community are solving problems in the same handful of industries.  When Google for Startups announced this year’s (2021) Black Founders Fund recipients, it further validated our observations.  Though diverse founders are building startups in several industries, the majority are creating solutions ...

Innovations in the Workplace Industry: What Our Founders are Doing!

We’ve noticed that a large number of diverse founders who join the Goodie Nation community are solving problems in the same handful of industries.  When Google for Startups announced this year’s (2021) Black Founders Fund recipients, it further validated our observations.  Though diverse founders are building startups in several industries, the majority are creating solutions ...

Why California is a Growing Hub for Diverse Founders

As Google for Startups named Black Founders Fund II (2021) recipients, their selections validated a regional trend we’ve been noticing in the national startup ecosystem.  We’ve noticed that an increasing number of diverse founders and social entrepreneurs who join the Goodie Nation community are coming from three states outside of our homebase, Georgia.  The three ...

Why Texas is a Growing Hub for Diverse Founders

As Google for Startups named Black Founders Fund II (2021) recipients, their selections validated a regional trend we’ve been noticing in the national startup ecosystem.  We’ve noticed that an increasing number of diverse founders and social entrepreneurs joining the Goodie Nation community hail from three states outside of our homebase, Georgia.  The three emerging hubs ...