Have you ever thought about starting a business in Georgia but weren't sure where to begin? This event is for you! Join us for an informative and interactive session on everything you need to know to start a business in Georgia.
Georgia Small Business Owner Highlight
A native Indian living in Johns Creek, Georgia, Preeti Tanwar has mastered the art of resilience through her IT firm HiEd Success. Passionate about her work and helping others, Preeti launched her business in 2017 with the sole purpose of providing cost-effective, customized solutions and services to higher education institutions and educational technology companies with a focus in process automation and analytics.
Are you looking to secure funding to take your business to the next level? Join Small Business Majority for an informative event focused on funding options for small businesses and how to successfully apply for small business grants.
Join Small Business Majority for a special event to help you set and achieve your entrepreneurial goals for the upcoming year. As the year comes to an end, it's important to reflect on your accomplishments and plan for the future.
Small Business Majority has created a comprehensive state policy agenda to ensure entrepreneurship is at the center of a thriving and inclusive economy in Georgia. The state’s 1.2 million small businesses comprise 99.6% of all businesses in the state, and they employ 1.7 million residents—nearly half of all Georgia employees.
On April 21, Small Business Majority's Georgia Director Rachel Shanklin testified before the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means field hearing on the State of the American Economy: The South.
Small Business Majority has created a comprehensive policy agenda to ensure young entrepreneurs have the tools they need to contribute to a thriving and equitable economy. In the United States, there are nearly 5.9 million entrepreneurs under the age of 35.
On February 22, Small Business Majority's Georgia Director Rachel Shanklin submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of of SB 157, legislation that will give Georgians a fair chance and help expand our state’s skilled workforce by making it easier for entrepreneurs and jobseekers to obtain occupational licenses.
State reports: Small business owners support criminal justice reforms to address persistent workforce challenges
While small businesses employ nearly half (46.4%) of the private workforce in the United States, many are struggling to hire and retain a ready workforce. One viable solution to their persistent workforce challenges is the passing of Clean Slate policies, which seal and expunge certain criminal records and allow justice-impacted individuals to seek employment opportunities and entrepreneurship. Individual state analyses of small business responses in Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas found widespread support for Clean Slate policies at the state and federal level.
Georgia small business owners support criminal justice reforms to address persistent workforce challenges
A new poll of Georgia small business owners reveals strong support for criminal justice reforms at the state and federal level. Georgia small businesses believe that Clean Slate policies can help employers fill gaps in their workforce and remove barriers to employment or entrepreneurship opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals.
Georgia small business owners continue to face setbacks from the pandemic, identify policy solutions to support their businesses
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained Georgia’s economy and public health system, while small businesses across the state continue to face significant financial setbacks that are hampering their recovery. A new survey sheds light on the state of small business in Georgia, as well as their views on policy solutions that can boost their businesses and provide important support to their employees.