Anticipated annual 2-day event showcases top early stage and high-growth technology companies, spotlights region as hotbed of entrepreneurial activity

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 15, 2015–

Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s premier technology innovation event, announced today the companies selected to present during its annual investor conference to be held October 20-21 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Now in its 15th year, Venture Atlanta has earned a reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies while also helping more than 200 companies secure over $1.5 billion in funding. This year’s presenters comprise the strongest roster yet of both early and later stage companies-showcasing the depth, breadth and opportunity within the region’s technology community. Venture Atlanta has served as a launch pad for many of today’s successful technology companies, including Cloud Sherpas, Kabbage, NexDefense, Pardot (now a Salesforce.com Company), Parkmobile, PatientCo, SalesLoft, Springbot, and many more.

“This year had one of the most competitive selection processes in the history of the conference, resulting in an extremely impressive list of presenting companies,” said Philip Lewis, principal, Fulcrum Equity Partners and a Venture Atlanta board member. “These high-caliber companies put the spotlight on Georgia as a hotbed of entrepreneurial activity and innovation that is driving attention and investment from top-tier VCs throughout the country.”

The 32 companies chosen to present at Venture Atlanta 2015 are:

           
AchieveIt

Florence Healthcare

HM Wallace

Azalea Health

FotoIN Mobile Corporation

Hux

BuzzBoard

FSLogix

Insightpool

CentralBOS

g11n

Knapsack

Clean Hands Safe Hands

Gimme Vending

LASSO

Convey Services

GPA LEARN

Logfire

ENGAGE.cx

GreenPrint

Lucena Research

Menguin

Roadie

Lumense

N2N Services

RootsRated

Smart Gladiator

Overgroup Consulting

Salesfusion

StrataCloud

SherpaDesk

Terminus

 

Venture Atlanta connects companies with the capital and relationships needed to grow their business. Presenting companies as well as attendees will have the opportunity to network and engage with investors in the Southeast and around the nation, local entrepreneurs and senior business executives. This year’s conference also offers a strong lineup of speakers and panelists, including Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah and Jeff Sprecher, Intercontinental Exchange founder, chairman and CEO.

Register today for the Southeast’s most engaging entrepreneurial event. For more information or to view the conference schedule, please visit www.ventureatlanta.org/conference.

Venture Atlanta 2015 Sponsors

The Venture Atlanta 2015 conference would not be possible without its dedicated sponsors including premier sponsor, JP Morgan Chase and headline sponsors, Cherry Bekaert, DLA Piper and WorldPay. For a full list of sponsoring companies, visit the Venture Atlanta Sponsor page.

About Venture Atlanta

Venture Atlanta, Georgia’s technology innovation event, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country’s top-tier investors. As the region’s largest investor showcase, Venture Atlanta connects local entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org. For updates, join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter, and visit our blog.

Venture Atlanta
Allyson Eman, 770-298-4202
Executive Director
or
Carabiner Communications
Sara Wakefield, 770-778-6194
swakefield@carabinercomms.com