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Around Atlanta: Weekly Roundup of News

by Tricia Whitlock

Jeff Haynie of Appcelerator returned to Atlanta for a visit. Generation Y has needs you need to know about. And Startup Weekend returns Friday. Enjoy.

Press Clippings

Deals, Funding, and Hires

Events, Conferences, Classes Announced

  • Georgia Tech is hosting its annual People & Technology Forum. The keynote speaker for this year’s event is Babak Parviz, creator of Google Glass. When you register use code “hypepotamus13′ to receive a 20% discount.
  • Startup Weekend Atlanta is scheduled for this weekend and organizers announced 3 of their judges: Lance Weatherby brought the first Startup Weekend to Atlanta back in 2007, Bradley Kirkland an angel investor, and Mike Hersh the new Director/GM of ATDC.
  • BlackGirlsCODE is hosting their 2nd mobile app development workshop in Atlanta on Saturday, November 9 at Spelman College. Register.
  • On November 8, TEDxPeachtree will return to the Buckhead Theatre, where last year’s successful conference was held.
  • There is a new semester-long mobile app course SEMA is offering in the spring. In this course, students recieve credit at Georgia Tech, networking opportunities with professional mobile developers, learn agile development principles, and create a mobile app to benefit charity. Look into it.
  • This Friday is the deadline to submit your startup to the SXSW Accelerator contest happening at the 2014 SXSW. Learn more here.

Media Makers

Surely, we’re not perfect. So let us know if we left something out of this roundup by leaving a comment below with whatever links you think need to be added. We’d love to hear from you.

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