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New $25M Fund Launched To Back Georgia Film Projects

Aug 28, 2017
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Atlanta-based Roadshow Management Partners is launching a $25 million film fund to back small independent projects in the Peach State.  

According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the investment fund was founded by Whit Blakeley, a career coach of over 30 years and founder of The Ritz Group, a nonprofit that connects entrepreneurs with private equity.

Bubba Watson helps Jordan Spieth put on his green jacket for the second time after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
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The Georgia company that owns Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters golf tournament on Monday asked a judge to stop a golf memorabilia company from auctioning off a Masters champion's green jacket and other items it says were never supposed to have left the club's grounds.

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A longtime Delta Connection contract carrier based in Atlanta will soon part ways with Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines.

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Atlanta-based ExpressJet will not fly for Delta after late 2018, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

ExpressJet, a subsidiary of St. George, Utah-based SkyWest, recently announced that it and Delta have agreed to terminate their contract early. ExpressJet was formerly known as Atlantic Southeast Airlines or ASA.

Ga. Entrepreneur Powers Up Electric Vehicle Startup

Aug 14, 2017
Courtesy of Atlanta Business Chronicle

Motorsport entrepreneur Don Panoz is making a $100 million bet on the future of transportation.

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According to this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle, Panoz, founder of Chateau Elan Winery in Braselton, Ga., has launched Green4U Technologies, a boutique electric vehicle manufacturer.

Selig Plans Billion-Dollar Project On Upper Westside

Aug 11, 2017
Courtesy of Atlanta Business Chronicle

Selig Enterprises Inc. is planning a massive mixed-use project along Chattahoochee Avenue where the city’s gritty industrial past is making way for trendy restaurants, new housing and loft offices.

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Known as “The Works at Chattahoochee,” this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle reports the project will represent a billion-dollar investment over the next decade and could mark the largest development of its kind for the area since Atlantic Station.