Posts by Allyson Eman

Carvana Acquires Car360 After Connecting Through Venture Atlanta

Last week news broke of Carvana’s acquisition of local Atlanta company Car360. We sat down with Car360 Co-founder, Rebecca Francois, and Car360 President and CEO, John Hanger, to learn more about their road to success. This story is truly one for the history books. Bruno and Rebecca Francois are spouses and business partners who first…

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Venture Atlanta 2018

Venture Atlanta Announces Dave DeWalt as Keynote Speaker, Opens 2018 Conference Registration

Top Silicon Valley CEO of FireEye, McAfee and Documentum to Share Insights on Building Top Tech Companies ATLANTA — April 12, 2018 — With online registration now open for the Southeast’s premier venture conference, Venture Atlanta announced today that Dave DeWalt will deliver the opening keynote at this year’s conference. DeWalt is a Silicon Valley-based…

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L&D Program

5 Tips to Implement an L&D Program at Your Startup

Looking to engage and retain your startup employees? A recent study by PwC shows that providing adequate L&D (learning and development) opportunities might be a good place to start. The study found that millennials consider “training and development” to be the most important benefit their employer can provide. As the largest workforce generation in the…

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tech innovations

38 Everyday Things That Didn’t Exist a Decade Ago

Think about your job, your leisure activities, your commute, your workouts, your dating life, and your home. What brands, products, tech innovations etc. are a part of your usual routines? Now consider how many of these didn’t exist a decade ago.   To most, this list is entertaining. To entrepreneurs, this list is inspiring.  …

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strategies to help your startup

7 People Strategies To Help Your Business Thrive

When you’re starting a new business, aligning your people with your business goals is a critical piece of making your company successful. Here are seven strategies to help your startup prosper. 1. Create an authentic culture As soon as you can, establish your company culture. Every successful business is built on a positive and consistent…

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Ally Commerce eCommerce Experts

From the VA Stage to eCommerce Superstars: Meet Ally Commerce

For the past ten years, Venture Atlanta has had the unique opportunity to connect some of the most promising companies in the Southeast with the capital they need to grow. But what happens, you might ask, after the pitch? In this series, we’re taking you behind-the-scenes with the people who graced the VA stage to…

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Behind the Scenes Venture Atlanta 2017

Behind the Scenes of Venture Atlanta 2017 With TechSquare Labs

It’s been over a month since our 10 year anniversary event at the College Football Hall of Fame. Now that Venture Atlanta 2017 is behind us, we wanted to share highlights from the big event from the eyes of the participants, investors, and tech enthusiasts in attendance. Up first is local entrepreneur and investor, Allen Nance,…

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Venture Atlanta 2017 recap

A Decade In the Making: Venture Atlanta 2017 Recap

Earlier this month, over 880 entrepreneurs, investors and companies came together at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, GA for Venture Atlanta 2017. For the past decade, we’ve had the pleasure of connecting the southeast’s most innovative technology companies with the capital they need to grow. Our energetic host, Tripp Crosby, kept the…

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Porsche Driving Experience Atlanta

Win a FREE Porsche Driving Experience at #VA2017

Porsche and Venture Atlanta are teaming up to turn your 9-5 into 0-60 Want to add a little adrenaline to your next company outing? Need even more reason to attend our 10 year anniversary event? The largest venture capital conference in the South and our exclusive automotive sponsor, Porsche, are giving you THREE chances to…

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