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Impact investing has potential to change lives, say Atlanta entrepreneurs at...

The student-run Emory Impact Investing Group hosted a panel event on impact investing in entrepreneurs at Goizueta Business School on Wednesday, November 13.

“Specialty coffee increasingly rare, pricey,” Bloomberg

Professor Peter Roberts and others at Goizueta Business School keep an eye on the price of various coffees throughout the world. Specialty coffee is increasingly pricey, but that's not always good for farmers.

Start:ME Accelerator Program Seeking Entrepreneurs for the 2020 Program, Offering Up...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS Brian Goebel, Start:ME Program Director bgoebel@emory.edu Hannah McCord hannahm@friendsofrefugees.com Catherine Woodling, East Lake Foundation cwoodling@eastlakefoundation.org Pamela Stringfield, Focused Community Strategies pamela@fcsministries.org Kim Speece, Leff & Associates kim@leffassociates.com} September 16, 2019 – The...

Start:ME receives SunTrust Foundation’s 2019 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000...

ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2019 – Recognized for its generous contributions to Atlanta, Start:ME Atlanta was awarded a 2019 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 grant...

AJC: Accelerator program jump starts business

The Start:ME Accelerator Program was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specifically the work of expanding business opportunities for women and minorities.

New book examines the effects of accelerators on entrepreneurs

Not every start-up aims to be the next Uber or Airbnb. Many are budding social enterprises located “outside of the streetlight,” explained Peter Roberts...
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Business acumen not the only thing delivered by Start:ME program

The Start:ME program provides select business owners with know-how, mentorship support, and early-stage capital. A total of $31,500 was awarded to entrepreneurs April 9, with recipients decided by peer voting.

Atlanta area entrepreneurs complete Goizueta Business School Start:ME accelerator program

ATLANTA  – Forty-seven promising entrepreneurs in the Clarkston, East Lake and Southside Atlanta communities have completed an extensive mentoring and business training program offered...

Take a virtual trip to Nicaragua with Grounds for Empowerment

Each year, Grounds for Empowerment, a specialty coffee program powered by Social Enterprise @ Goizueta, visits coffee country in Nicaragua with a group of interested travelers. Watch the video and follow along as the GFE team takes you through origin in Nicaragua!

Dean’s #MatchME campaign nets over $34,000; aids business development

Thanks to a matching gift challenge by Goizueta’s Dean Erika James to spur contributions, the Start:ME Accelerator Program is off to a rousing start....

Start:ME selects 50 ventures for 2019 programs

Fifty promising small businesses from Clarkston, East Lake, and Southside Atlanta have been selected for the 2019 Start:ME Accelerator, a free, intensive 14-session business training program for promising ventures in underserved metro-Atlanta communities.

Spotlight on SE@G summer interns

Each summer, SE@G co-invests with social enterprise partners to provide stipend funding that creates opportunities for MBA students to work with social enterprises as interns.