The application period for the next Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund cohort has closed. Applicants should monitor their email as they will be contacted soon regarding next steps.
We reviewed nearly 100 applications for the inaugural cohort. A multi-step selection process included pitching to experienced entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders.
Learn more about the Inaugural Cohort of 21 companies in the MSESF program below. The businesses are classified into one of two categories: Startup State and Seed Stage. The Startup Stage companies have some business traction relative to the Seed Stage companies whose ideas are still in the very early stage.
Georgia State University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) has selected a diverse and innovative group of founders for the second cohort of its Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund (MSESF). Read further to see who made the list.
TiE Atlanta hosted its 8th annual TYE University Entrepreneurship Competition for college students across Georgia. This free competition is open to any Georgia college/university student or 2020 graduate. Read the full story and see which other Georgia State entrepreneurs competed this year.
A world post COVID-19 is a world that Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is very optimistic about. Yunus uses social entrepreneurship to create a sustainable business model that will continue to use money to support people and to gain money in the process. By rolling the profits back into the business, he is able to help more people. Read more about his outlook.
GSU alumni Vishwa Mudigonda (B.B.A. ’19) and Viraj Patel (MBA ’20) of KenNu pitched in the Georgia Tech’s Create-X competition. They are co-founders of a social platform which enable people to connect with friends and engaging in interactive groups/hangouts. Check out their event Preview Day page to learn more about their platform.