The H. J. Russell Business Model Competition gives student entrepreneurs experience preparing and pitching their ideas while receiving feedback and a chance to win cash prizes.
When it comes to fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders, Georgia State University has always been at the forefront. In this spirit, we’re excited to spotlight an incredible collaboration between Saxbys and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business that is set to reshape the future of experiential learning on our campus. Read full story.
The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Institute (ENI) at Georgia State University recently hosted its annual Demo Day in honor of the companies participating in the current cohort of the Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund. Read more.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute’s faculty member Isabelle Monlouis, Ph.D nominated for her outstanding contributions toward advancing women of color in higher education and entrepreneurship.
When 23-year-old Angad Sahgal was born with Down syndrome, his parents made a vow to ensure that he always had the same opportunities as his older brother. That led to Angad learning three languages, earning a black belt in karate and taking classes at Georgia State University. Read to learn more.
Georgia State University student Paige Malcolm is the founder and CEO of SkinCentric, one of 12 companies selected to participate in Georgia State’s Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund. The six-month program supports GSU students, recent alumni and community entrepreneurs with seed funding and mentorship to start and grow new ventures. Malcolm, a sophomore computer science major at the university, merged two of her passions — beauty and technology — to create SkinCentric. Click to read more.
Georgia State University’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Institute (ENI) has selected a diverse group of founders and innovative companies for the fourth cohort of its Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund.
When it comes to boosting the visibility of your content, collaboration with brands can go a long way. Consider the space you are in, and what brands align with your values and niche. Also, don’t be afraid to take the first step by creating relevant content and tagging a brand you want to collaborate with. Create organic relationships that are built around authenticity. Learn more tips.
According to Certified Financial Planner Jacqueline Schadeck, one should start a business using their own money, as this builds financial literacy and discipline. Then, when one starts to move towards growing and scaling their business, they can use money from investors or personal loans. Read more.
Gaining customers for your business is a hands-on process that begins with developing customer personas by defining your primary customers and what they like. This formative work will lend “insight into their buying patterns to serve them better.” Read to learn more.
A.T. Gimbel noted that one of the major mistakes entrepreneurs make is building a product too soon in the process of developing a startup. Identifying a problem other people are already trying to solve is step one. There must be an “authentic demand” and a growing niche market. Read blog to learn more.