Atlanta has top talent graduating from GA’s 27 universities, 18 Fortune 500 companies, the busiest airport in the world, and the cost of living/housing is 70% less than San Fran. Not to mention… we’re ranked the best city to start a business and be an entrepreneur (nerdwallet) and we host the 2nd highest rated accelerator in the US (UBI Index). That’s nothing to shake a stick at.
Hypepotamus and the General Assembly hosted an orientation last night to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with tech in Atlanta. We canvased key influencers, events/meetups to attend, companies, VCs, blogs (of course), and more. Here’s what you missed: