The Creative Coast in Savannah is an organization that seeks to maximize the city's potential for technology, design and other "creative" industries. It's a hard mission to define. But Bea Wray, the organization's new director, puts it simply -- perhaps because she's done exactly that in the private sector.
A Savannah startup investor says more is merrier when it comes to investment in promising Georgia businesses. The comments come after Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill creating a state-backed venture capital fund. John Morisano started the SLAAM startup incubator last year to keep startups from having to leaving Savannah to find investors.
The president of Georgia Health Sciences University says Augusta needs to up its “cool factor” in order to attract young talented researchers to the city and the university. He says doing that could take years and will require better communication between city officials and residents.