2018 Venture Atlanta Conference: October 16 – 17, Southern Exchange @ 200 Peachtree


Venture Atlanta is an annual conference that creates opportunities for top tier investors to connect with and fund the region’s most promising technology companies.

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Presenting companies will be publicly announced 9/18.

Showcase companies will be publicly announced 9/25.


Join more than 140 funds at this year’s conference and meet the most innovative companies with remarkable technologies.

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October 16-17, 2018   |   Located at Southern Exchange @ 200 Peachtree


Venture Atlanta gathers together the most innovative companies, disruptive technologies and top tier investors for the region’s leading venture capital conference.

Join more than 900 fellow game-changers as we network with key leaders, hear from the most impressive startups and get inspired by what’s happening in the tech industry.

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Dave DeWalt | 2018

Opening Keynote Speaker

Dave DeWalt is a Silicon Valley icon, having added over $10 billion in shareholder value during his time leading and advising the world's most innovative software companies. He held the role of CEO at FireEye, McAfee, and Documentum during which thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in new revenue were created. He has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of FireEye Inc., Managing Director of AllegisCyber, and Director of numerous other brands including Delta Airlines, ForgeRock, Forescout, and PhantomCyber. Additionally, DeWalt is an advisor to government and corporate leaders on topics such as cybersecurity, technology, and strategy. He is a forward-thinking, impactful leader and a true asset to the innovation community.

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Zach Nelson | 2018

Closing Keynote Speaker

Zach Nelson is the former CEO of NetSuite and one of the most successful software CEOs in Silicon Valley history. During his tenure at NetSuite, the company grew from a start-up with annual sales of $1 million to revenue of $1 billion in 2017 with a global customer base of some 24,000 mid-size and enterprise companies and 5,000 employees. NetSuite was ultimately acquired by Oracle for $9.3 billion, making it the largest SaaS acquisition in history and the third largest software company acquisition by enterprise value in the industry. Currently, Nelson is an active and successful investor in the technology, media, entertainment, and hospitality sectors.

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Congratulations on yet another fantastic conference! The content, audience, and conversations were incredible.

Carolyn Saacke


You guys do it better every year!  Venture Atlanta is the only regional event I attend with any regularity, in large part because of the quality of the event you and your team put on.

Michael Kosty

Vice President, Bregal Sagemount

A great event, end to end! We really enjoyed meeting so many folks from the community. It was an impressively organized, and highly enjoyable two days for us.

Rich Wong



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