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 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 10 Startups From Goodie Nation's Social Impact Pre-Accelerator On Gentrification Economic Inclusion

It takes a village to raise a prototype. Demo Days are typically filled with excitement and anticipation. For Goodie Nation, a tribe of changemakers and entrepreneurs, the evening was filled with excitement, anticipation, and impact. Over the last six months, the tactics have taken many forms, but the goal has remained constant – #HACKGENTRIFICATION. On the …

Meet The 10 Startups From Goodie Nation’s Social Impact Pre-Accelerator On Gentrification Economic Inclusion

It takes a village to raise a prototype. Demo Days are typically filled with excitement and anticipation. For Goodie Nation, a tribe of changemakers and entrepreneurs, the evening was filled with excitement, anticipation, and impact. Over the last six months, the tactics have taken many forms, but the goal has remained constant – #HACKGENTRIFICATION. On the …

Atlanta College Students Create Tech Ideas to Fight Eviction Caused By Gentrification

By Ashley Stewart With Contributions from Mark Taylor II Mission “How can you help 500,000 people facing eviction in gentrifying areas save money?” This is the capstone question that brought a talented group of co-eds from Atlanta Universities and Colleges into a room at Morehouse College’s Kilgore Student Center for “Goodie Ideation for College Students”. …

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 …

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