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Georgia Southern celebrates new Patent and Trademark Resource Center

Check out WTOC’s coverage of the opening of our newest addition to our Libraries on campus!

“No Grit, No Pearl”: Cecilia Russo Turner Inspires at Big Cafe

Russo shared her story of building a successful marketing business and the power of giving back.  In honor of her 15th year in business, she is accepting applications for $5,000 grants for new business owners, start-ups, and budding entrepreneurs in Georgia. Check out the full story on Grice Connect.

Inaugural BIG EXPO Showcases Entrepreneurship & Innovation 

September 13, 2023 Georgia Southern University’s Business Innovation Group (BIG) in partnership with the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority and The Creative Coast will host the inaugural BIG Expo for Entrepreneurship & Innovation on Sept. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at “The Alley,” located at 58 E. Main Street in downtown Statesboro, Georgia.  The event […]

Youth Career Commission students pitch business ideas to local leaders

Ten Youth Career Commission summer camp students participated in a three day businesses start up simulation at the GS Business Innovation Center downtown. On the final day, they presented their business ideas to a panel of local judges. The judges were blown away by the students. Read the story to learn more about them and […]

Georgia Southern Business Innovation Group client awarded runner-up prize at Savannah pitch competition

February 27, 2023 A Georgia Southern University Business Innovation Group (BIG) client and Statesboro-based business won $2,500 and claimed the runner-up spot at the 2023 GRIT Conference Startup Stage Pitch Competition held in January.  Whiskey Grail, a business co-owned by Georgia Southern alumnus and entrepreneur Jim Walker and Statesboro entrepreneur Adam Tsang, offers handmade, American […]