Growing Georgia Together

Accelerating the growth of small and minority-owned businesses for a stronger Georgia.

Connect. Grow. Celebrate.

Minority-owned businesses in Georgia provide over 402,000 jobs to hard-working Georgians and energize the state’s economy. Grow Georgia strives to power these businesses’ growth by connecting them to specialized resources, increasing their partnerships with Fortune 500 firms, and celebrating their success.

News & Events

2024 BizPitch Columbus

StartUP Columbus has launched applications TODAY for their annual BizPitch Columbus pitch competition, giving local entrepreneurs a chance to win up to $40,000. Whether your pre-revenue or post-revenue, BizPitch welcomes ventures of any kind to try their hand. The application process is broken into 4 rounds, with 4 finalists competing on stage at the Riverside Theatre November 12, 2024. Applications are open NOW through July 18th, 2024.

Small Business, Big Impact


Jon Gosier of FilmHedge

Meet Jon Gosier of FilmHedge

Filmed in Georgia

After the credit's role on your favorite film and tv shows you may have seen the famous Georgia peach indicating, "filmed in Georgia". From Stranger Things to Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, the growing film industry is …

Kevin poses with COLORS artwork

We are all people, of all colors.

Interview with Kevin Pullen to discuss his new project, COLORS, and arts and culture are impacting change in the Golden Isles, Georgia.