Women Founders

We know the statistics about women founders and venture capital. It’s been widely documented that women entrepreneurs are vital to our national economic growth and prosperity, yet only 2% of venture capital funding went to female founders in 2017. For black female founders the statistics are even more underwhelming. On the capital side of the…

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L&D Program

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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strategies to help your startup

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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innovative startup culture

Fostering a positive and proactive company culture should be at the forefront of any business strategy. It’s what sets your company apart from the rest. A happy workforce makes for productive results, so it’s no wonder that companies of all shapes and sizes are working hard to make their organizations into exceptional places to work.…

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funding atlanta

In honor of Venture Atlanta’s ten year anniversary, we are featuring the thought leadership of incredible coaches and sponsors who help bring the event to life year after year. Recently, we had the chance to sit down with Square 1 Bank’s Ned Hill, bringing over 25 years of experience as an operator, consultant and investor…

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startup pitch

In honor of Venture Atlanta’s 10 year anniversary we are featuring the incredible sponsors who help bring the event to life year after year. Recently, we we sat down with Steve Tye, Managing Director at Croft & Bender with over 15 years of investment banking and private equity experience, to give you expert insights into what top…

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legal mistakes made by entrepreneurs

In honor of Venture Atlanta’s ten year anniversary, we are featuring the incredible sponsors who help bring the event to life year after year. Recently, we had the chance to sit down with Brian Gordon from DLA Piper, a global law firm helping clients with legal needs around the world. The DLA Piper team has…

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  “I love Atlanta. It’s the United State’s best kept secret for a startup.”  Georgina Nelson, CEO at TruRating   As Venture Atlanta celebrates 10 years serving Atlanta startups, we can’t help but reflect on the incredible growth this community has seen in that time. Since our inaugural year, the number of venture capital firms…

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