LaunchGSU Member Spotlight: A. Yen and T. Nguyen
When asked, what role does Georgia State play in your entrepreneurial journey? The team responded, by connecting us to local resources and workshops offered by the school. It also let us connect with other likeminded students who may be doing things similar to us so that we can work and find solutions for our industry. Read their full spotlight.
ENI Celebrates the Resilient Class of 2020
The faculty and staff of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the 2020 class of Georgia State seniors. These students’ resilience during these unprecedented times is to be recognized and commended. View our list of graduates.
Atlanta startup Qoins raises $1.5M to expand savings platform
Qoins, an Atlanta startup that helps people pay off their debts with change, raised $1.5 million in its first institutional investment round to expand its platform and double its staff – read the full story here.
Georgia State and Georgia Tech Partner to Foster Entrepreneurship
This fall, Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute collaborated with Georgia Tech’s Office of Undergraduate Education for Student Innovation and Research to host a virtual workshop series designed for student and alumni entrepreneurs from both institutions. The sessions were led by experts from Atlanta’s entrepreneurial ecosystem on topics relevant to burgeoning startup entrepreneurs. Read all about the individual workshops.
GSU’s Award-Winning Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund Opens Applications
Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) just launched applications for its 2nd annual
Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund (MSESF). This business accelerator program recently received the
Award for Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Education from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers.
Connecting Students to the Power of Language is Key
K2thaL is an innovative and comprehensive linguistics language arts learning system that uses performing arts, particularly, music, dance, lyricism, and theater as strategies to teach Pre-K through 8th grade students all about the field of Linguistics, which is the science of language. Click to read more about this notable teaching method created by Benjamin R. Moore III.
Failure “Can Be” Part of the Process
On September 22, 2020, ENI held the Failed It, Learned It livestream where attendees were able to hear firsthand stories of failure from three Atlanta entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs shared how they took their experiences and crafted them into opportunities to improve.
The Gift of Shared Space, Part 2
Sasha-Gay Trusty (B.A.’19) and Gynella Ngounou (B.I.S.’21) are two not only deserving, but determined, young entrepreneurs—and Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund founders who have secured their spot and have already started utilizing the space to further their entrepreneurial ventures.
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.