On #GivingTuesday2020, we hosted 30+ awesome people for 12 hours of stories on why relationships matter for tech-focused social entrepreneurs and diverse founders. It was all in an effort to raise money for our 2021 programming and operations. Watch the recap here.


Note: This is the raw footage for those that want to view it immediately. Edited videos will be released in the coming days/weeks.


+Watch Part 1

Hour 1: Opening Remarks on the evolution of Goodie Nation from 2014 to 2020.

Hour 2: Why Relationships Matter for Diverse Founders feat. Umama Kibria (Sweatpack), Edmund Amoye (CodeLess Summit), Brandon Andrews (Values Partnerships), Nate Washington (Qoins), and more.

Hour 3: Why Relationships Matter for Social Entrepreneurs feat. Jyah Hyoh and Robin Cho (Raise For Good) Courtney Counts (KTC), and Doll Avant (Aquagenuity)

Hour 4 + 5: Accelerating Futures: Why Relationships Matter for K-12 + College Tech Training Program Operators feat. Staci Lynch (Walton Family Foundation), Chad Womack (UNCF), and Horace Williams & Greg Clay (Empowerd).

Hour 5: Revenue Over Everything feat. Dru Riley ( and Adam Marx (The Zero to One Networker)


+Watch Part 2

Hour 1: Revenue Over Everything feat. Holly Beilin (Engage), Deisha Barnett (Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce/ChooseATL), and more.

Hour 2: Why Relationships Matter at the Intersection of Sports x Entrepreneurship feat. Andre Fluellen and Brian Zwerner (Beyond The Game Network), Jerel Worthy (Former NFL Player/Entrepreneur), Lizzy Levine (Viragoes), Brandon Deyo (Mars Reel Media), and LaVonne Idlette (Olympian)

Hour 3: Why Relationships Matter at the Intersection of Entertainment + Media x Entrepreneurship feat. Brandon Butler (Butter.ATL), Rob Hardy (Director/Producer), Mercedes Lindsey (REVOLT TV), and more

Hour 4: Why Relationships Matter at the Intersection of Live Events x Music x Entrepreneurship x Tech feat. J Carter (ONE MusicFest), Jarrett Hines (MusicTechWorks), Austin Webster & Darrell Thompson (Deepr) and more.

Hour 5: Why Relationships Matter at the Intersection of Culture x Tech x Entrepreneurship feat. James Andrews (Authenticated), Ryan Wilson (The Gathering Spot/A3C), Twanna Harris (Cultural Anthropologist/Activist) and more.

Hour 6: Recap x Closing Remarks

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