Venture Atlanta Conference 2015
Venture Atlanta

Doug Calahan, founder and CEO of Local Roots, started and operated an enterprise software company for 17 years, but didn’t believe in the mission anymore, so he sold it. Then Calahan took some time to think about what he really … [read more]

Cory Hewett and Evan Jarecki were students together at Georgia Tech when Hewett came up with an idea to fix an age old problem in the vending machine industry. A year later, Gimme Vending is a finalist in 2015 Business … [read more]

No one could have predicted the impact of Delta Airlines move from Monroe, Louisiana, to Atlanta in 1941 on the city and Georgia at large. Today, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport owes its status as the world’s busiest airport in no … [read more]

Atlanta has been dubbed “transaction alley” because of the pre-eminence of financial technology firms located in Atlanta, most notably First Data. Georgia is also one of the first states to legalize crowdfunding by accredited and non-accredited investors through the Invest … [read more]

Like many startups, the idea for Borrowed By Design was borne out of a real life situation. The company’s co-founders had volunteered for the 2012 TechBridge Digital Ball, but co-founder Kathryn “Kat” Ewing didn’t have an appropriate dress for the … [read more]