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Goodbye, Silicon Valley, hello, Atlanta: Black entrepreneurs part of new migration to South

ATLANTA — Over an iPad and a cup of tea, Marcus Blackwell Jr. is talking up his mobile app that uses music to help kids learn math. Sitting across from him…

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Tech industry fuels reverse migration for black Americans

Experts say the nation is experiencing the great migration in reverse, and Atlanta’s booming tech scene plays a major role. NBC’s Rehema Ellis takes us to The Gathering Spot, a…

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Community Isn’t Canceled: Ryan Wilson & Frank Ski on V-103

Frank Ski hosts TGS CEO & Co-founder on V-103 Atlanta’s The Morning Culture. Listen in as Ryan shares how The Gathering Spot has adjusted and launched new initiatives in response…

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The Gathering Spot is an epicenter of culture, cowork, and cool

PHOTOGRAPH BY PATRICK KOLTS When I arrive at the Gathering Spot, frosted glass denotes two side-by-side entrances: one for members, another for guests. I step through the latter into the lobby,…

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How a New Generation of Black Entrepreneurs Built Atlanta’s Hot Startup Scene

Inc Magazine recently named The Gathering Spot one of the primary hubs for empowering Atlanta’s black entrepreneur community, paving the way for more startups to flourish. Check out the full…

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Founders of Black-Owned Private Member Club The Gathering Spot Talks Purchasing A3C And LA Opening

Ryan Wilson attends Decisive Moment event in 2018 at Atlanta Airport. DECISIVE MOMENT   The Gathering Spot, deemed “a next-generation private membership club”, was founded in Atlanta in 2016 after fellow…

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Atlanta Attracts Wealthy Black Transplants

  Ryan Wilson, a co-founder of the Gathering Spot.  PHOTOGRAPHER: SHEILA PREE BRIGHT FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK By Michael Sasso, Steve Matthews, and Margaret Newkirk It’s a Tuesday afternoon in January,…

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Gathering Spot co-founder Ryan Wilson shares why there isn’t ‘any city better’ than Atlanta

By Najja Parker, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ryan Wilson has hosted events for Stacey Abrams, T.I. and others at The Gathering Spot  Love perusing through social media to find out what…

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Cover Feature: TGS Cofounder & CEO Ryan Wilson in Destination Skypointe Magazine

9 Atlanta Influencers Who Keep the City Fly Celebrated savants of Atlanta’s social, economic and cultural scenes gather at its epicenter — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — and discuss what…

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Culture and Capital: Entrepreneurs Paul Judge, Ryan Wilson Acquire Controlling Stake in A3C

A3C Festival and Conference, the annual music, culture, and technology festival in Atlanta, will be led by a new set of backers with strong roots in the tech and entrepreneurial…

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