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 ...

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 We Partnered With Venture Atlanta to Help the Southeast’s Top Diverse Founders Create Momentum

In this new age of entrepreneurship, tech hubs established in Silicon Valley and New England have casted shadows on emerging startup ecosystems across the Southeast -- many of which being home to several diverse founders and social entrepreneurs. At Goodie Nation, our mission is to eliminate the Relationship Gap for diverse founders and social entrepreneurs ...

Our Partnership with Venture Atlanta and Metro ATL Chamber to Support Diverse Founders from Washington DC to Texas

We're thrilled to announce a partnership with Venture Atlanta, the largest and most prestigious venture conference in the Southeast, and the Metro ATL Chamber on the Creating Momentum initiative to identify and support the top diverse founders from Washington DC to Texas.  Creating Momentum underscores Venture Atlanta's commitment to fostering relationships and connecting more companies ...

Our New MarCom Mini-Accelerator Powered by Verizon

Today, we're excited to announce our first expertise-specific initiative - the Intentionally Good MarCom Mini-Accelerator powered by Verizon, a fast-paced mentorship program that provides marketing and communications (marcom) training to diverse founders. The objective is to train founders to better educate and inform their customers, allowing them to build strong relationships between their brand and ...

Our New Initiative with AARP Innovation Labs to Help Close The Wealth Gap in the US

We're excited to announce our new initiative, CULTIVATE: Hack The Wealth Gap powered by AARP Innovation Labs, to identify and support the top BIPOC founders working on early-stage innovative solutions that are reducing wealth inequality in the U.S. According to the Brookings Institute, a close examination of wealth in the U.S. finds evidence of staggering ...

Integgra Valuation & Advisory Services Signs on to Sponsor Our Investor Readiness Series

Today, we’re excited to announce that Atlanta-based Integgra Valuation & Advisory Services is the presenting sponsor for an initiative to help tech-focused social entrepreneurs and diverse founders become better prepared for relationships with investors. Called Investor Readiness, the series will include a pair of 30-day sprints taking place this month and in the Fall, and ...

Announcing Our New Support From Deloitte

In our continuing effort to close the relationship gap for social entrepreneurs and diverse founders, we're excited to announce that we've added Deloitte to our list of corporate sponsors. Deloitte will provide potential connections to the business community and donate funds to Goodie Nation that may help support startups. “Diverse founders and social entrepreneurs often ...