For Juana Burt, the dream is a veteran-oriented trucking brokerage. For Tonia Gibbons, it is expanding the public relations work she already does.

Both haveĀ ideas for a start-up company that could come to fruition under a new program that will begin soon in Augusta but spread to major cities across Georgia in the months ahead.

The Make Startups program is through the, a business and technology incubator housed at the Georgia Cyber Center, and is being initially funded through a $250,000 Partnership for Inclusive Innovation grant from Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan.

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