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April 2, 2021

While pursuing her MBA degree at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business in 2019, Evening MBA alumna Dr. LaVonda Brown enrolled in Professor Arn Rubinoff’s “Legal Issues of Tech Transfer” course, which ultimately inspired her to start her company, EyeGage. “My tech startup was born at Scheller,” Brown said. “I wrote my first strategic business plan for EyeGage and filed for a trademark [while I was a student].”

March 8, 2021

EyeGage, a startup that increases the speed and accuracy of drug detection with computer vision analysis of the eye, today announced it was selected to join the second cohort of the Google for Startups Founders Academy, a nationwide 6 month, equity free program designed to help promising founders and their startups grow revenues and obtain access to capital.

February 25, 2021

"Feel the fear, and do it anyway." A lesson taught by Dr. Susan Jeffers, Dr. LaVonda Brown uses this phrase to flee her comfort zone and excel in her career. As an artificial intelligence and eye-analysis technology expert, Dr. Brown honed in on drug screening after enduring a traumatic experience living with a loved one with a drinking problem in 2016.

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February 22, 2021

Studies show that female-led companies generate 10% more in revenue yet receive merely 7% of funds raised. Female Founders provided the foundation for teams to understand customer discovery to identify product-market fit and gave teams the opportunity to deliver a customer value proposition story that will be crucial when speaking with investors down the line.

February 21, 2021

At the beginning of 2020, right before the world changed irrevocably, an assembly of Black scientists, researchers, and developers gathered at the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RCIE) in downtown Atlanta, intent on changing what felt like a fractured community. Among the core group were several alumni from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

December 3, 2020

The Incubator, started by veteran Atlanta investor and former Atlanta Technology Angels (ATA) president Joe Beverly, looks to support underrepresented founders by providing a structured curriculum, mentoring opportunities, and exposure to those in the investing and entrepreneurial spaces.

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March 14, 2017

LaVonda Brown began working at LSU’s College of Engineering in January of this year as an assistant professor in the Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She brings enthusiasm and an interdisciplinary approach to her research.