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With over $1.8 billion in funding awarded to date, Venture Atlanta is the largest Southern tech showcase, networking and deal-making event

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 27, 2016–

Venture Atlanta, the South’s premier technology innovation event, announced today the 32 companies selected to present at its annual investor conference to be held November 2-3 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. Now in its 16th year, Venture Atlanta has earned a reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies while helping to launch over 350 companies and secure over $1.8 billion in funding. This year’s presenters comprise a strong roster of both early and venture stage companies-showcasing the depth, breadth and opportunity within the region’s technology community.

Over the years, Venture Atlanta has served as a launch pad for many of today’s successful technology companies, including Azalea Health, CloudSherpas (now Accenture), Ionic Security, Kabbage, PinDrop Security, Salesfusion, Springbot and Roadie.

“We had a record number of entries this year and the caliber of companies selected is unprecedented-we’re thrilled to have them present at what is certain to be a sold-out event, with a record number of venture capitalists in attendance,” said Dale Kirkland, managing director at Silicon Valley Bank and also the Venture Atlanta 2016 selection chair. “We’re eager to connect key investors to the most intriguing tech companies to accelerate their innovation and growth. 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.”

Drum roll, please. The 32 companies chosen to present at Venture Atlanta 2016 are:

Ally Commerce Bellhops ChronicCareIQ
Clockwise.MD Cognosos ControlScan 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
RightPatient SaaSOptics Sequr
Sifted Storj Labs Terminus
WeGoLook Wellview Health

Venture Atlanta connects companies with the capital and relationships needed to grow their business. Presenting companies and attendees will have the opportunity to engage with investors from the South, Southeast and around the nation, local entrepreneurs and senior business executives. This year’s conference also offers a strong lineup of content-rich panels and engaging and inspiring speakers, including Jay Simons, president of Atlassian. Simons will share his insights, including Atlassian’s unique business model and lessons learned leading to its IPO, one of the hottest in 2015.

Venture Atlanta 2016 is anticipated to be another sold-out event. To register, view the conference schedule or access more information, please visit

Venture Atlanta 2016 Sponsors

Venture Atlanta 2016 would not be possible without its dedicated sponsors, including Cherry Bekaert, DLA Piper, Nelson Mullins, and Techstars Atlanta/Cox Enterprises. For a full list of the more than 75 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 South’s largest investor showcase helping launch more than 350 companies and raise over $1.8 billion in funding to date, Venture Atlanta connects local entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others in the technology ecosystem 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 For updates, join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter, and visit our blog.

Venture Atlanta
Allyson Eman, 770-298-4202
Executive Director
Carabiner Communications
Michele Cramer, 404-246-2567


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