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Georgia’s Governor Lets Businesses Reopen. Some Say No Thanks

CUSTOMERS RETURNED TO some Georgia businesses Friday as the state’s death toll from the novel coronavirus neared 900. Governor Brian Kemp, who was one of the last state officials to issue a shelter in place order to…

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Janelle Monae and Wondaland hope to feed hundreds

Atlanta music artist Janelle Monae has teamed up with the Isaiah Project and others to deliver meals to those stranded by the COVID-19 crisis. Families must register ahead of time…

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Atlanta’s black tech founders are changing entrepreneurship in America. Can they avoid Silicon Valley’s mistakes?

Tristan Walker, Jewel Burks Solomon, Paul Judge, and other founders are part of a startup revolution that’s bringing tech talent, VC money, and serious change to the black mecca of…

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Black Small Business Owners In Georgia Slam Governor Re-Opening The State Too Soon

Many acknowledge the coronavirus’ disproportionate impact on the Black community. Written By Royce Dunmore Despite being giving the green light by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, many Black business owners in the state are…

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Liability, health concerns for business owners as Georgia moves to reopen

Channel 2 Action News has fielded a lot of questions about who is responsible if someone gets sick after going into a business that opens up amid the coronavirus pandemic Channel…

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Navigating COVID-19: Business owners respond to Kemp lifting lockdown

IRyan Wilson, The Gathering Spot: This is a complete failure of leadership. I don’t understand the decision. We’re not opening despite the order. We could technically open on April 27, but…

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Atlanta’s A3C Festival & Conference Announces Strategic Investment for 15th Anniversary

Startups The Gathering Spot and Paul Judge Media Group, with A3C co-owner and managing partner Mike Walbert, together acquired a controlling stake in the event. The A3C Festival & Conference…

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Atlanta 500: Arts, Sports, & Entertainment

Ryan WilsonCo-founder and CEOThe Gathering Spot As CEO of the Gathering Spot, which he co-founded with T.K. Petersen, Ryan Wilson oversees a private membership club billing itself as a home for…

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PROFILES OF PRINCIPLED ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE GATHERING SPOT TRANSFORMS BLACK BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITIES

Black Enterprise recently sat down with CEO Ryan Wilson to discuss entrepreneurship, impacting the community, and the principles of growing a successful business. Check out the full article here.

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Gathering Spot Co-Founder Named To Ebony Magazine’s 2018 ‘Power 100’ List

Ryan Wilson and TK Petersen, co-founders of The Gathering Spot, were recently named to Ebony Magazine’s annual ‘Power 100’ list. The list is a collection of the 100 most influential African-American…