Starting and Growing Businesses Since 2018

Since 2018, Social Enterprise @ Goizueta has collaborated with Focused Community Strategies and Purpose Built Schools Atlanta to support entrepreneurs in Southside Atlanta.


The Southside program runs annually from January through April. 

$10,000 in seed grants are distributed among the top business ventures.

Southside Program At-A-Glance



Businesses Served


Combined Annual Revenue


Jobs Created or Retained


Peer-Selected to Receive Capital

Visit our Entrepreneur Page to learn about the

Start:ME alums from the Soutside

Where is the program?

We work with business owners who live in, work in, and/or provide valuable products or services to the neighborhoods that make up Atanta's Historic Southside.
Including: Browns Mill Park, Capitol View, Capitol View Manor, Chosewood Park, Historic South Atlanta, Lakewood Heights, Thomasville Heights.

Meet the Southside Team

Start:ME is powered by partnerships that bring a business school, community organizations, engaged citizens, and sponsors together. These partnerships are at the heart of what makes the program successful.

The Southside program is delivered by:

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In partnership with:

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