Atlanta has long been a strong entrepreneurial bastion in the Black community, benefiting significantly from the groundwork laid by the late Maynard Jackson. In the past several years, the city has become something of a counter to what Silicon Valley has been to establishment players in the technology industry. Players like Tope Awotona, George Azih, and Jewel Burks Solomon have shifted the conversation around who can build a strong technology business.
Ryan Wilson, co-founder of the private, members-only club The Gathering Spot, has done a masterful job feeding that energy back into the city. He created a place that seems to have won the game in bringing together folks in Atlanta’s tech industry and beyond.
In his conversation with GHOGH podcast host Jamarlin Martin, Ryan shares some principles that will help entrepreneurs across a range of industries.
Building a company vs. having an idea
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