[Photo: View of the Core Reaction Oct 17-18 Live Event.]
- MyAJC.com tech blog covered three Atlanta companies connected to crowdfunding: Arrianna Publishing, Uruut, and CrowdVested.
- Saporta Report’s Saba Long explored the recent Startup Weekend Makers Edition.
- Guest bloggers are welcome on the MyAJC.com tech blog. Learn more here.
- Code for America announced Atlanta will be part of its next cohort of cities to received CfA Fellows.
- ChooseATL campaign launched officially. Check it out here.
- Midtown Alliance launched their new Flipboard magazine powered by N4MD
- GQ featured its favorite places in Atlanta to eat, shop, play, and stay.
Deals, Funding, and Awards
- StarMobile announced $2.5M seed investment round led by U.S. Venture Partners with GRA Venture Fund and Atlanta Technology Angels.
- Bohemian Guitars’ crowdfunding campaign on SparkMarket is the first in the United States to successfully utilize general solicitation to both accredited and non-accredited investors via a crowdfunding platform in a federal and state registration exempt transaction in over 80 years (since before the Securities Act of 1933), and the first in the internet age.
- Monsieur reached its $100,000 Kickstarter goal 30 days ahead of deadline.
- Midtown-based Sitrion announced it has been acquired by NewsGator
- Born and developed in Atlanta, Govnorswax.com has launched. Check out their witty product descriptions.
Events and Conferences Announced
- MITEF Atlanta’s “Run It By The Pros” workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. To be considered, please submit the attached application along with your executive summary (not business plan) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is 12 noon on Thursday, October 24, 2013. Generally they accept 4 of the first 20 applications they receive.
- Atlanta Tech Village unveiled its first infographic.
- MailChimp released the latest issue of its webcomic.
- John Melonakos documented the catalytic role StartupLounge played in keeping the startup spirit alive in Atlanta.
- Neil Sethi’s posted “My Year at an Atlanta Startup” based on his experience working at eCommHub
- AirWatch launched its new content marketing operations featuring Hypeopotamus media team alum, Scott Solomon. Read his stuff here.
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