Entries by Clarke Schwabe

BlackRock partnership creates Georgia Commitment Scholarship, opens recruiting pipeline

When BlackRock announced plans to build the company’s newest Innovation Hub in Atlanta almost two years ago, the organization made a commitment to create meaningful partnerships with the state’s business community and universities, in addition to providing hundreds of career opportunities over the next several years in the state of Georgia. True to its word, […]

Student-run fund Kickstarts student entrepreneurs

This article, about the donor-supported UGA Kickstart Fund, was originally posted to UGA Today and written by J. Merritt Melancon. In the world of venture capital there are big names, there are small names, and there are hometown heroes. In Athens, one important source of venture capital is run by University of Georgia students. For […]