2021 IMPACT REPORT
The bi-annual Impact Report on Entrepreneurship at Georgia State showcases the university-wide culture and engagement of entrepreneurship and innovation programs and experiences. The report was assembled by staff at the University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, in collaboration with the Entrepreneurship Working Group, and faculty and staff leading entrepreneurship and innovation initiatives across campus.
“As a new millennium institution, we are uniquely structured to address the next generation of entrepreneurs through innovation, access and societal impact.”
– M. Brian Blake, Ph.D. President Georgia State
- 1,200+ students currently enrolled in an entrepreneurship-themed major or minor.
- 37 Media Entrepreneurship students were placed at internships in Metro Atlanta.
- Main Street’s Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 included 34 companies led by 48 underrepresented founders.
- DYK 63% of entrepreneurship students are pursuing majors in areas other than business? The Institute for Biomedical Sciences offers degrees that combine studies in biomedical science, business, entrepreneurship and law.
- 25+ students, across 2 campuses, participated in the Georgia Perimeter College inaugural Business Showcase.
- 300+ students are members of LaunchGSU, an incubator open to all students at Georgia State with a business or idea.
- 470+ businesses have benefited from Georgia State’s Small Business Development Center’s tools, training and other resources to businesses owners succeed.
- Business RadioX at Georgia State has interviewed individuals from our community and recorded 80+ podcasts.
- Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Institute has received 4 global awards for its innovative programs and support of founders traditionally underrepresented in entrepreneurship.
- Our faculty have published more than 20+ scholarly research publications and received over $90K in grants related to entrepreneurship.