How We’re Partnering with Google for Startups Again for the Third Edition of the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund

For the third time, Google for Startups is partnering with Goodie Nation to invest in promising US Black tech founders. Today, Google for Startups announced the 50 recipients of the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund III. Each of the startups will receive a $100,000 cash award as well as wrap-around support from Goodie Nation ...

We’re Partnering with Lenovo to Support Small Businesses in Canada and the US

Today, we're excited to share that we are partnering with Lenovo on the new iteration of Evolve Small – an initiative built to champion and promote small businesses across North America by providing financial aid, technological resources, community support, and business mentorship. Launched last summer, the inaugural Evolve Small program provided more than $1,000,000 worth ...

We Hit The Road To Do Tech Right IRL

Our campaign to take virtual-first relationships and deepen them with in-person experiences has started. Over the past 6 weeks, we've produced 4 experiences across 3 cities. We're already hearing stories of deals being done from them. Read on for the details. GOODIE NATION X ATL REUNION // With support from BNY Mellon, we gathered 200 ...

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 ...