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Entrepreneurs Wanted! Startup Georgia is Up & Running

- Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 6:33am

Have you ever wanted to start your own business but didn’t know where to turn for expert advice? Now there’s an answer. Startup Georgia has launched a new statewide effort to engage aspiring entrepreneurs. The...


Entrepreneur Success - Easy as Renting a Bike

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 6:02am

Entrepreneurs from Georgia Tech are dramatically changing the bicycle rental business that has popped-up in major U.S. cities over the last few years. The current bike rental marketplace is primarily operated through...

Technology Square @ Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Job Generator Growing Itself

- Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 7:04am

The Advanced Technology Design Center (ATDC) at Georgia Tech has helped create thousands of jobs by working with more than 150 companies during the crucial business start-up phase. Since 1980 ATDC has been a major job...

Sweetwater Brewery is a local Atlanta "Boutique" Beer that is making it big!

Best Industries for Starting a Business

- Friday, April 5, 2013 - 12:24pm

Want to go into business for yourself, but don’t know what industry to conquer? has just released a listing of the “8 Best Industries to Start a Business”. Artisanal Liquor...

New Report Shows Atlanta as the Best Place in America to Start a New Business

America’s #1 City to Start a Small Business – Atlanta

- Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:46am, which recently ranked Georgia Tech as the #1 post-secondary educational investment, has now ranked Atlanta the top city for starting a small business. Atlanta beat out the likes of Charlotte, Austin, and...

Georgia is Open for New Business

Georgia Ranked #9 for Starting a Business

- Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 5:31am

A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks all 50 states for entrepreneurship and innovation, as measured by the number of high-tech businesses in the state, programs that support entrepreneurs, and STEM (...

2012 Was a Big Year to Become an Entrepreneur

The Year of the Entrepreneur

- Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 6:36am

The number of Americans creating or working for a new startup business is at the highest level in 14 years, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). The report goes on to state, “Despite a sluggish...

Accounting Services are One Job Startup Businesses Should Outsource

Startup Business: Outsource These 3 Jobs

- Monday, June 3, 2013 - 2:25am

According to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report entrepreneurial activity increased to nearly 13%, an all-time high since GEM first began tracking entrepreneurship rates in 1999. So with hundreds...

Entrepreneurs Continue to Drive Georgia's Economy

Atlanta’s Top Entrepreneurs

- Monday, June 10, 2013 - 1:16pm

The Metro Atlanta Chamber and Atlanta Business Chronicle have identified their Business Person of the Year award winners. 150 nominations were made for categories that include different stages of entrepreneurs.According...

Metro Atlanta's Unemployment Rate Increases

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 2:10pm

According to the state labor department, even with metro Atlanta jobs increasing by 5,900 to total 2,470,600 in August, Atlanta's unemployment rate increased to 8.1% from July's 7.9%. To date, 51,400 jobs have...


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