Closer Look: Local Experts Discuss Do’s And Dont’s Of Starting Your Own Business

From left to right: Tiffany Bussey, director of Morehouse College’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center,
Brian Goebel, managing director of the Social Enterprise Center at Emory’s Goizueta Business School, John Avery,  director of the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech and Jennifer Sherer, director of Georgia State University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” for a roundtable discussion to discuss the do’s and don’ts of starting and maintaining your business.
From left to right: Tiffany Bussey, director of Morehouse College’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, Brian Goebel, managing director of the Social Enterprise Center at Emory’s Goizueta Business School, John Avery, director of the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech and Jennifer Sherer, director of Georgia State University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” for a roundtable discussion to discuss the do’s and don’ts of starting and maintaining your business.
Credit LaShawn Hudson / WABE

Tuesday, March 3, 3030 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 00:00: Rose Scott reports on Georgia’s first two confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
  • 01: 30: Meanwhile, approximately 50 Georgia Tech students participating in a study abroad program in France are under a 14-day self-quarantine after traveling to Italy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a level three coronavirus warning for Italy last week, and recommends against all nonessential travel.
  • 06:53: For some time, “Closer Look” has profiled business owners in the Atlanta area with interesting and unique backstories as part of the ongoing “Open for Business” series. On a recent edition of the program, they joined “Closer Look” in-studio for a conversation about the successes and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur.  Today, we continue this conversation with a roundtable of local experts including John Avery, director of the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech, Tiffany Bussey, director of Morehouse College’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, Brian Goebel, managing director of the Social Enterprise Center at Emory’s Goizueta Business School and Jennifer Sherer, director of Georgia State University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute. These experts answer listeners’ questions about entrepreneurship and starting your own business.
    • For more information on resources available for Atlanta start-ups and small business owners click here and here.

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.