“Goodie Nation has a phenomenal program that addresses an urgent need in our entrepreneurial community,” says Jeff Muir, Partner at Fulcrum.
ATLANTA (PRWEB) September 10, 2020
Fulcrum Equity Partners, a leading growth equity firm headquartered in Atlanta, has partnered with Goodie Nation, a collective impact initiative that helps to fill the funding gap for diverse led (Black, Latinx or Women) startups, social impact startups, and tech talent training programs. Fulcrum has pledged to fund a capital grant and will be donating their time and expertise to Goodie Nation’s mentorship program.
“Goodie Nation has a phenomenal program that addresses an urgent need in our entrepreneurial community,” says Jeff Muir, Partner at Fulcrum. “Our goal is to help in their mission of closing the disparity between historically underfunded and underrepresented communities in Atlanta and beyond.”
Goodie Nation’s flagship program is The Intentionally Good Project which accelerates relationships with:
- Influencers for endorsements and key advisor roles
- Large organizations for paid pilots and strategic partners
- Investors and funders for financial capital
They focus on intentionally building a pipeline from the next generation of leaders to the resources needed to reach their potential.
Goodie Nation’s development of tech talent pairs well with Fulcrum’s rich experience with funding and growing profitable technology companies, a step forward to creating a more equitable future for entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.
“Providing the intersection between capital partners and startups that are ready to accelerate to the next stage of their growth is at the crux of what we do,” states Joey Womack, Founder and CEO of Goodie Nation. “We’re excited to partner with Fulcrum and leverage their expertise to continue furthering our mission.”
About Goodie Nation
Goodie Nation is a community of good people playing a role in an innovative process reducing some of the world's largest basic need disparities. They envision a world where every innovative company has an official policy to donate office hours, warm introductions, and opportunities to succeed to the next generation of diverse founders and social entrepreneurs. Their programming serves as platforms and networks, which fosters collaboration and support that solves some of the world’s toughest problems. It is tech done right. Learn more at http://www.goodienation.org.
About Fulcrum Equity Partners
Fulcrum Equity Partners is an Atlanta-based growth equity firm that manages over $500 million and provides expansion capital to rapidly growing companies led by strong entrepreneurs and management teams. Fulcrum targets companies within healthcare services, healthcare IT, B2B software, and technology-enabled services. Fulcrum’s initial target investment is $3 million - $15 million to provide financing to meet a wide range of needs, including internal growth initiatives, acquisitions, divestitures, shareholder liquidity and recapitalizations. The partners have over 140 years of relevant experience in Fulcrum’s target markets, including significant operating experience in senior executive positions at companies that grew rapidly and enjoyed successful exits. Additionally, Fulcrum’s limited partners include over 100 current or former business owners/CEOs of leading companies in a wide variety of industries that provide a rich resource for the firm and portfolio companies. Learn more at http://www.fulcrumep.com.