State’s largest investor forum to feature businesses spanning clean tech and healthcare IT to Internet and enterprise software.
ATLANTA – September 21, 2010 – Venture Atlanta today announced the companies selected to present at its conference on October 12-13, 2010 at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The 20 companies selected to present cover a wide variety of industries including Internet and enterprise software, healthcare IT, clean tech, wireless, e-payments, and even electric vehicles.
“Venture Atlanta is always a great barometer for what the Georgia market has to offer venture investors,” said Ashish Mistry, Venture Atlanta Board Member and Managing Partner at BLH Venture Partners. “This year’s presenting companies underscore our State’s diversity in high-growth sectors in addition to our depth in management talent.”
- The companies selected to present at the 2010 conference are:
- BLiNQ Media
- Blue Ridge
- Bluechip Athletic Solutions
- FX Bridge Technologies Corporation
- Ingenious Med
- LSN Mobile
- News Distribution Network, Inc.
- The Port Network
- Smartsoft Mobile Solutions
- The Rubicon Group
- Wavee US
In addition to the 20 presenting companies announced, an additional 25 companies will be invited to participate in Venture Atlanta’s early-stage showcase, being held on Tuesday October 12, 2010. The early-stage showcase offers a unique, one-on-one opportunity for investors to interact with 25 additional entrepreneurs and seed-stage companies prior to Venture Atlanta’s main event.
“We had an overwhelming number of top-tier applicants for this year’s conference,” said David Calhoun, Venture Atlanta Selection Committee Chairman and a Partner at Morris, Manning & Martin. “Georgia’s technology industry remains vibrant and is an area for strong job growth and innovation. This year’s presenting companies, as well as the showcase companies, reflect Georgia’s success in developing innovative emerging companies.”
In addition to showcasing some of Georgia’s most advanced companies, Venture Atlanta will feature a strong line up of speakers, networking opportunities and top venture capitalists from around the country, including: Arcapita Ventures, Ballast Point Ventures, Battery Ventures, Chrysalis Ventures, Core Capital Partners, Edison Venture Fund, Frontier Capital, Grotech Ventures, Harbert Venture Partners, Imlay Investments, Intel Capital, Intersouth Partners, Kinetic Ventures, Noro-Moseley Partners, Prism VentureWorks, River Cities Capital Funds, TechOperators, Total Technology Ventures, Updata Partners, and more.
For more information on Venture Atlanta 2010, or to register for the event, please visit ventureatlanta.org.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, Georgia’s technology innovation event, is where Georgia’s top technology innovators meet the country’s top-tier investors. As the state’s largest investor showcase, Venture Atlanta connects local entrepreneurs with venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual non-profit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit ventureatlanta.org