The Gift of Shared Space, Part 1
Some business owners think about growing revenue while others think of growing individuals. Greg Sloan (BBA Finance ’95, MBA Finance ’02) is a successful serial entrepreneur because he does both.
When Thomas founded DT Productions, the goal was to establish a creative space in theatre for African Americans to thrive. The venture also provides opportunities for upcoming producers, choreographers, and others interested in theatre, who may not have a chance to explore their interests otherwise.
The competition is split into two sections: a qualifying round and a final round. Out of the 22 businesses competing, three Georgia State students and alumni businesses Aurign, EcoDrop, and Oshun Pay placed within the top nine pitches at the TYE-U competition and accelerated to the Final Round. Due to stay-at-home orders, the final round was hosted virtually on April 18th.
Ten Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund alumni have been accepted into WeWork Labs Atlanta’s initiative. These entrepreneurs will now have access to three months of accountability through weekly standups, a dedicated mentor, and exclusive invitations to WeWork Labs and Lab partner events.
Like other business owners, Ford has had to put the launch of certain new products on hold. He was preparing a swimsuit line and regular appearances at pop-up shops for the summer of 2020, but now, has different plans.
Jennifer Sherer, Ph.D., the Director of Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute commented on startup companies’ ability to pivot during uncertain times in a recent article published by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
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As Tom Freston once said, “A career path is rarely a path at all.” – And for those considering pursing entrepreneurship as a potential career path, those winding turns and uncharted territories can appear even more daunting. To help students navigate those opportunities and challenges, Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Career Advancement Center (CAC) collaborated to host “Entrepreneurship: Go Your Own Way.”
VR isn’t just all fun and games – It’s a technology the potential to disrupt how businesses train, market, and sell. To gain better insight about the industry and how to monetize it, the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) collaborated for the “Make Money in VR” event.