Hosted by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, the renowned Turner School of Construction Management will offer an eight-week summer program designed to prepare small, minority- and women-owned contractor businesses for contract procurement opportunities. The Turner School program was specifically designed to enhance the technical, administrative, and managerial skills of these businesses and to train business owners to make a profit and build a reputation for efficiently managing construction projects.read more
DigitalUndivided has announced that applications for the second Cohort of the BIG Incubator program are open. Based on the BIG Innovation Center in Atlanta, the Incubator program for tech-enabled companies led by black and Latina women provides a structured Lean Startup to high-potential founders as well as access to 100+ mentors. The deadline to apply for this highly competitive 26-week program is April 30.read more
The ACE 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year, Tennille Carter started her business while working part time as she began building a client base. With capital and business counseling from ACE, she developed a marketing strategy to lure bigger, more diverse clients and hired two staff members. Today, her company Atlanta Bookkeeping Solutions is in its 10th year of growth and has over 90 clients!read more
We announced the opening of our Atlanta satellite office and a community partnership with the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Project, Inc. (WEOP) at a reception on February 23. ACE’s Director of Community Outreach and Business Lending, Vonda Echols, will meet and work with clients at the new WEOP location. Fox 5’s Dana Fowle was also on hand to interview Sandy Headley, ACE VP, and Kietra Bates, ACE client.read more
Susan Nethero and Golden Seeds, one of the largest angel investment firms in the country dedicated to funding women-owned businesses, has announced Atlanta Office Hours. This is your chance to learn more about angel capital funding and find out when it is a good time to pursue a raise from Golden Seeds.
The next sessions are coming up March 16 and April 12.read more
In honor of Women’s history Month, ACE would like to highlight our partnership with the Tory Burch Foundation. In place since April 2016, support from the Tory Burch Foundation through Bank of America allows ACE to provide loans at reduced interest rates for women entrepreneurs.read more