32 Southern Startups Set to Wow at Investor Conference, Venture Atlanta

With over $1.8 billion in funding awarded to date, Venture Atlanta is the largest startup showcase, networking and investor event in the South. Let’s face it, to be a selected is kind of a big deal. Its past presenters have become some of the nation’s hottest tech companies, including Kabbage, Ionic Security, PinDrop Security, Salesfusion, Springbot and Roadie.

Now, 32 early-stage companies, selected from an unprecedented number of entries, prepare to take the Venture Atlanta stage on November 2-3 at the College Football Hall of Fame. This year’s presenters comprise a strong roster of both early and venture stage companies, offering a depth of services and software.

The chosen startups set to pitch at Venture Atlanta 2016 are:

Ally Commerce  |  Bellhops  |  ChronicCareIQ
Clockwise.MD  |  Cognosos  |  ControlScan
Cypress.io  |  DDM Systems  |  Deep Fiber Solutions
Egos Ventures  |  FINSYNC |  Haste (Thalonet, Inc. DBA Haste)
Hirewire  | Inked  |  Gro Solutions
GROUNDFLOOR  |  Finance mLevel  |  MyLumper
nuVizz  |  PlayOn! Sports  |  PureWRX
Quest Renewables  |  RaceIQ  |  rented.com
RightPatient  |  SaaSOptics  |  Sequr
Sifted  |  Storj Labs  |  Terminus
WeGoLook  |  Wellview Health

 “We’re eager to connect key investors to the most intriguing tech companies to accelerate their innovation and growth,” said Dale Kirkland, managing director at Silicon Valley Bank and also the Venture Atlanta 2016 selection chair. “This year’s cohort will fortify Atlanta’s and the South’s stature as one the best places to start and grow a technology business, while showcasing the region’s leadership in the HeathTech, info security, marketing tech and FinTech markets.”

To what promises to be another sold-out event, companies and attendees will have the opportunity to engage with investors from across the region and around the nation at Venture Atlanta. They will also enjoy this year’s strong lineup of panels, engaging speakers, and a keynote by the president of Atlassian, Jay Simons, who will share his insights to Atlassian’s winning business model and its road to a 2015 IPO.

So get to clicking. To register, see the showcase lineup, or access more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org/conference.

Be Inspired by South’s Startup Showcase

Check out the investor conference through the Hypepotamus Storify “Venture Atlanta” page, which featured curated tweets and images from last year’s event. Atlanta-based video production company Friendly Human also created this wonderful visual recap: