Jennifer Sherer/Georgia State University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) at Georgia State University develops leaders who possess the knowledge, skills and confidence to develop, scale and deliver products, services and solutions for the benefit of themselves, their communities and global society. The Institute brings real-world concepts and experiences to those passionate about creating their own businesses and social ventures, working for a startup or bringing entrepreneurial skills to an existing organization. Through experiential coursework and a variety of co-curricular activities, students from all backgrounds learn how to address problems with creative solutions and confidently apply innovative approaches to their work regardless of their field of study.
Christy Tyldesley/CoZzzy Comfy
Founder Christy Tyldesley started the company in 2008. CoZzzy Comfy is a full-service fundraising management organization that provides support and logistics for groups large and small. As a mother of three adopted children, the organization was especially focused on families and children involved in adoption and foster care. Over the past 10 years, the business has evolved, resulting in their groups raising over ONE MILLION dollars for schools, athletic organizations and various groups. As experts in this industry, CoZzzy Comfy is poised to continue to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.