Managing Partner of Greenwood Archer and CEO for the Southeastern Region of Operation HOPE James “Jay” Bailey opened his keynote speech using Martin Luther King’s words during the 26th annual MLK Community Service Awards program.
Starting and maintaining a business is no easy task. Several Emory alumni know this firsthand, which is why the Emory Entrepreneur Network in conjunction with the Emory Alumni Association recently recognized 25 entrepreneurs and Emory alumni during the second annual 2017 Emory Entrepreneur Awards.
The entrepreneur spirit is alive and well in the Emory community. This was evident at the most recent Emory Entrepreneur Network panel discussion, which featured Goizueta’s Start:ME Accelerator Program, a 14-week business training program for local small businesses.
Goizueta Impact Investors has kicked-off its Spring 2018 funding round. The student-run loan fund is looking to provide between $10,000 to $30,000 of affordable, short-term funding to nonprofits and social enterprises during Spring 2018.
While most students were off enjoying their weekend, the “hackers, hustlers and hipsters” were busy brainstorming and collaborating during the sixth annual HackATL event where teams spend 48 hours building a business to present to judges.