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 ...

How We Partnered with Dell to Help Students in the AUC

  As the future of our tech workforce, it’s critical that students build relationships and seek opportunities to jumpstart their careers. And as an organization that sits at the intersection of startups, corporations, and universities, we took on the responsibility of connecting a handful of students with experts who could help change the trajectory of …

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 ...