15 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? Do you have the vision, the tenacity, and the skills to turn your dream into reality? Many people want to be entrepreneurs. Few have the personal qualities to make it happen. Read these...

Marc Gorlin, Roadie Founder & CEO Explains What Sets His Entrepreneurial Success Apart From the Rest

 Recently in the ASBN studios, we had the pleasure of speaking to one of Atlanta’s titans of tech, Marc Gorlin. Marc is perhaps best known as one of the co-founders of Kabbage, and Founder, and CEO of Roadie. An icon in Atlanta’s startup ecosystem,...

How Wlaa Weeks Found a Niche in the World of Fitness – CYB Atlanta, a Personalized Fitness Experience

Advances in technology continue to change consumer demands and business models are having to adapt at an accelerated pace. One industry that is pivoting particularly well is the global health club industry, which according to the IHRSA, saw another strong year of profits in...

SBA Opportunity Zones in Metro Atlanta

What would happen if Atlanta’s most impoverished areas received the resources they needed to mirror the progress of some of the city’s most prosperous regions? A two-year-old Federal government program is seeking to do just that. SBA Opportunity Zones were created in the Tax...

King of Pops CEO Steven Carse Shares How Atlanta’s Beloved Popsicle Company Continues to Flourish

 Whether it’s at Piedmont Park, Ponce City Market, or at your local grocery store, chances are you’ve heard of our next guest. Today, we are on location at the King of Pops Worldwide HQ in downtown Atlanta with Steven Carse. Steven is the co-founder...

7 Things Successful Startups All Have in Common

Everyone knows most startups fail in their first year, and that's not just because they face tremendous competition. There are a lot of things that can go wrong in your life as an entrepreneur, some of them you can't prevent. What you can do...

Coda: Atlanta’s Newest Hub for Innovation and Collaboration

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A new High-level technology innovation hub has made its way to Midtown Atlanta. A decade ago, ideas for the new collaborative mixed-used development building, named Coda, were put into place. Fast forward to May 23, 2019, and the revolutionary building has finally opened its...

Atlanta Small Business Profile – Jamie Bodner, Pinnacle Fitness

 On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, our host, Ted Jenkin, caught up with Jamie Bodner, fitness design expert, and owner of Pinnacle Fitness. Born and raised in New York, Jamie was working at the World Trade Center during the time of...

How This Third Generation Georgia Shoemaker Strives To Make Sustainability A Priority – Sara Irvani, Okabashi Brands

Recently, ASBN was on-location at the Small Business Series: Atlanta, an annual event hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that promotes opportunities for entrepreneurs to learn new tools, and network with fellow business owners. We had the chance to catch up with Sara...

Does Your Big Idea Deserve a Big Award? See If Your Business is Eligible for the Dream Big Awards Today – Megan Trzcinski, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Every year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Metlife, holds the Dream Big Gala in Washington, D.C., to honor the small businesses that continue to grow America’s economy. During the Gala, the Chamber will announce the winners of the Dream Big Awards;...
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Capital Access, Counseling, and Contracting: How Georgia Works to Supports Small Businesses – Mark...

On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Network we welcome Terri Denison, Georgia District Office Director at the U.S. Small Business Administration, and...
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Four New Atlanta Development Projects That Impact the Business Ecosystem

As the rankings have down, entrepreneurship and innovation in Atlanta are on the rise. More and more startup and small business owners are making...

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees

How Technology is Changing the Way We Hire Employees Technology is changing everything from the cars we drive to the ways we gather and share...
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Finding Affordable Insurance That’s Right for Your Small Business – Todd Kohout, T. Hudson...

 Every single business needs insurance, but it's often difficult to find affordable insurance that is right for your company. Here to talk about the...
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How this Atlanta-Based Logistics Startup is Building a Global Distribution Network – Sean Henry,...

One of the fastest growing industries in Atlanta, Supply chain logistics is a complex flow of synchronization and teamwork that requires continuous innovative solutions....
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