by Maija Ehlinger

Hypepotamus was born to build community in the tech startup scene. As entrepreneurs navigate the uncertainty of 2020, we are here to be a resource and showcase companies, organizations, and individuals who are providing key services during this time.

We are compiling a list of essential resources for startups looking to grow, scale, and/or pivot, as begin Q4 2020. We will be continuously updating this page, so reach out if there are resources you would like to add!


Meet the General Assembly Atlanta team to find your next career path in tech
General Assembly Atlanta will host a live stream event on October 26 for those interested in exploring a new career in software engineering, data science, or UX design. Get all your questions answered about what it is really like to take a bootcamp here in Atlanta! Registration can be found here!
ParentPreneur Foundation Launches Application for $1,000 Grants
Designed to help Black parents turned entrepreneurs navigate the unique struggles of launching their business, the Atlanta-based ParentPreneur Foundation has launched applications to give 10 $1,000 grants to startups in need. Learn more here.
Calendly Integrates with Microsoft Teams, Adds New Capabilities to its Basic Plan 
Atlanta-based Calendly announced that all video conferencing — including Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and GoToMeeting — will be free for all users. Happy scheduling!
NC IDEA is seeking applications from Black startup founders 
NC IDEA has $500k to support Black entrepreneurs in North Carolina.
EY incubator looks to connect Black and Latinx entrepreneurs to its network 
EY (Ernst & Young) has launched its Entrepreneurs Access Network, designed to connect Black and Latinx companies with their network of individual consultants and business experts. Nominations are open and are looked at on a rolling basis beginning this November.
Techstars Atlanta to focus on tackling social injustice 
Now entering its second year in the city, Techstars Atlanta is now accepting for-profit companies addressing social justice and systemic racism issues for their upcoming accelerator. The deadline to apply is October 18.
Endeavor Atlanta’s 3 Year Impact Report provides resources for those looking to expand in area
The Impact Report dives into how the the organization has worked to grow entrepreneurship across the Southeast, and how companies can work at scaling up.

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