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ATL’s Startup Bike Ride is Tonight!

by Tricia Whitlock

Roll from Downtown to Midtown with hop-off tours of startup, technology, and civic innovation centered spaces on the evening of June 16th. Plan to pedal alongside startup CEO’s, hear about the tech ecosystem from Hype during the ride, and cap it off with a beer at Cypress St. Pint & Plate. The Startup Bike Ride is a part of The Atlanta Cycling Festival hitting the city the week of June 15th.

It’s going to be a night of free fun. Let us know you’re coming & we’ll plan the shenanigans accordingly.

When & Where
Meet at 6:30 PM on June 16th at the Woodruff Park Reading Room

The Agenda
+Converge at Woodruff Park and hear about the up-and-coming startup space in the historic Flatiron, FlatironCity
+Ride over to the Center of Civic Innovation
+Stop at Switchyards, Atlanta’s newest consumer and design social club
+Swing by Tech Square to see long standing institution, Flashpoint (a startup accelerator), hear from the Sandbox Crew about the area on top of a skyscraper, and check out the new kid on the block that’s planning on creating two billion dollar companies in the next 10 years- Tech Square Labs
+Lastly we’ll cruise around the corner to booze at Cypress Pint & Plate

There will be PRIZES

+ A Case and Bike Mount for the Bose SoundLink Mini from AudioActiv.  They have developed the first-ever 100% waterproof protective case for portable Bluetooth speakers that also transmits high-quality sound. AudioActiv was founded by David Sanborn (Georgia Tech grad) and their office, warehouse & gadget lab are located in West Midtown, Atlanta.

+ Leather Skirt Secures from Forest & Fin. Founded by Lara Neece in Savannah, Forest & Fin recently won at this year’s FastPitch in both the product category and overall. They are currently crowdfunding to start production of a bike friendly skirt.

+ Bike Mounted Bottle Openers from WiseCracker. Two techie brothers, Mike Ahrens (Mechanical Engineer) and Ken Ahrens (Atl-based Tech Account Manager), make high quality bottle openers for bike enthusiasts.

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Photo Credit- Jason Travis of Creative Loafing

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