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Igniting Connections at Venture Atlanta 2023
Innovation will ignite at Venture Atlanta 2023. Join us as we return to the Woodruff Arts Center for two days of excitement and connection.
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Save the Date for Venture Atlanta 2023!
We received overwhelmingly positive feedback about hosting Venture Atlanta at The Woodruff Arts Center, so we’re pleased to share that we’ll be back there for 2023! Next year’s conference will be held earlier than in previous years, so be sure to mark your calendar. Don’t miss out on the best event of the season!
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Introducing the 2023 Venture Atlanta Chairman!
Mark Flickinger, General Partner and COO at Panoramic Ventures, will serve as the 2023 Venture Atlanta Board of Directors Chairman! We are so excited for his leadership in 2023!
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ALUMNI NEWS
VA 2019 & 2020 Company Spiffy Raises $32M Series B
Led by a $10M investment by Edison Partners, VA Alumnus Spiffy raised $32M in Series B to support their goal of geographic expansion.
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VA 2022 Company OneRail Raises a $33M Series B
On the heels of record growth, OneRail completes a $33 million Series B funding round, co-led by Piva Capital and Arsenal Growth Equity.
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VA2021 Alumnus Apptega Raises $37M
One year after their debut on the Venture Atlanta stage, Apptega reports a $37M investment from Mainsail Partners. The leading cybersecurity and compliance platform plans to use the new capital to further develop their software and continue to help companies of all sizes build and manage their cyber security and compliance programs.
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Boatsetter Raises $38M in Series B Funding
2019 Venture Atlanta alumnus Boatsetter has raised $38M in most recent round of funding. The boat rental marketplace platform's last venture round was worth $10M in 2019.
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VA 2012 Company MessageGears Raises $62M
MessageGears, the leading customer engagement platform for big consumer brands, announced the completion of a $62 million growth financing round. The round was led by Long Ridge Equity Partners with participation from Argentum Group and Atlanta Ventures.
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VA 2018, 2020, & 2022 Company Yellow Card Raises a $40M Series B!
Yellow Card Financial, the Pan-African cryptocurrency exchange, has announced the close of its $40M Series B funding. The round, led by Polychain Capital, brings Yellow Card to $57M total raised, more than any crypto company on the African continent.
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VA 2018 Company Cherry Street Energy Raises $40M
Solar energy startup Cherry Street Energy LLC, which sells power to the City of Atlanta and Emory University, is set to double its workforce and expand research and development following a $40 million investment.
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VA 2018 Company Peerfit Is Acquired by FitOn
Corporate wellness platform and VA alumnus Peerfit has been acquired by FitOn. The acquisition comes after FitOn's most recent funding round, amounting to $40M.
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VA 2020 Company Flock Safety Raises $150M Series E
Two years after their debut at VA2020, Flock Safety raises $150M in Series E funding, at a $3.5B valuation. This brings the company's total funding raised to $380M.
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VA 2020 Company Bitcoin Depot to List on Nasdaq in $885M SPAC Deal
Bitcoin Depot, the world's largest operator of crypto ATMs, plans to go public with a listing on Nasdaq by merging with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) GSR II Meteora at an estimated value of $885 million, according to a statement shared with CoinDesk.
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Stax Achieves Unicorn Status
Stax, a minority-led fintech firm and Venture Atlanta alumnus, announces a $1 billion valuation after its most recent round of investment. The payment processing platform reaches unicorn status just 8 years after it was founded.
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VA 2017 Company SingleOps Raises $74M
Atlanta-based company Single Ops raises $74M in their most recent round of funding. The Venture Atlanta alumnus was also recognized as the fastest-growing software company in the green industry by the Inc 5000.
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Vista Equity Backs SalesLoft at $2.3B Valuation
Vista Equity Partners is taking a majority stake in sales engagement software company Salesloft Inc., giving the Venture Atlanta alumni company a valuation of $2.3 billion.
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Terminus Raises $90M
The B2B marketing platform and Venture Atlanta alumnus is now valued at around $400M after closing its Series C round of funding. The start up saw a considerable jump in valuation from $96M in 2018 to present.
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Events for Entrepreneurs & Investors
We're more than just a two‑day conference. Stay tuned to find out what's going on year-round.

2.8.23 - 2.9.23

2023 Florida Venture Capital Conference

Register now for the 2023 Florida Venture Capital Conference, February 8-9, in Miami! One of the largest venture events in the US. 600+ attendees including 200+ active venture investors from across North America and the world.
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2.14.23

Synapse Summit 2023

Come join the innovation movement on February 14th in Tampa, FL to celebrate, discover, & engage everything the Florida innovation community has to offer!
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  • Innovation, opportunities, and relationships will #IGNITE at Venture Atlanta 2023🔥 

This September, we're returning to The Woodruff Arts Center for the most electrifying venture capital conference in the Southeast.

This year's theme, "Ignite," reflects the energy, passion, and drive that Venture Atlanta brings to the Southeast's tech ecosystem and we can't wait for you to experience it yourself at #VA2023! 

Tap the link in our bio👆to learn more about what you can expect at the 2023 Venture Atlanta Conference!
  • A tech survey conducted by headline sponsors at Venture Atlanta 2022 revealed that Atlanta is truly at the epicenter of tech growth in the region! 

These survey results highlighted six key takeaways that serve as guidance for our tech directional compass next year.

Discover what they are using the link in our story.⬆️
  • Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
  • Are we on the brink of an economic crisis? Jeff Immelt doesn't seem to think so! 📈 As the former CEO of GE, Jeff Immelt knows a thing or two about leading through uncertain times, and he's certainly seen his share of crises.

In fact, Immelt led the company through the 9/11 attacks and through a nuclear disaster in Fukushima after the 2011 Japan earthquake. 

You can find his lessons on crisis leadership & more in our latest blog recapping his #VA2022 Fireside Chat with Vanessa Larco, Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA) — Link in our story👆🔗
  • We couldn't have picked a better group to kick off Venture Atlanta 2022 than our "Talent Wars" panel, featuring Nicole North, Melissa Taunton, and Peter Clarke and hosted by the wonderful Gabby Sirner-Cohen 👏

Attracting and retaining talent has definitely become more of a challenge in the post-COVID market. Our panelists offered some of their own advice and employee retention strategies. 

Check out the full panel recap at the link in our story 🔗 #VA2022
  • 𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐊 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐀𝐑𝐒! 🗓️ The Venture Atlanta Conference is returning to The Woodruff Arts Center in 2023. 🙌

Due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback for this year's conference, we're happy to share that we've locked in The Woodruff for #VA2023. Don't miss out on the best event of the fall season — more details to come 🔜. 

Head to the link in our bio to add Venture Atlanta 2023 to your calendar, today! 👆
  • Celebrating a successful #VA2022 with our Marketing Partner Marketwake at St. Cecilia in Atlanta! We had such a great night with this amazing team and believe it or not, it's time to kick off #VA2023! 

Cheers, @marketwake 🥂
  • At Venture Atlanta, we're committed to giving female founders and women-led startups the spotlight they deserve.✨

Here's how we're doing it:
▶︎ Partnering with organizations that support female founders
▶︎ Leveraging the expertise of VA's female board members
▶︎ Featuring successful women entrepreneurs and leaders as keynote speakers at our conference

Head to our IG Story to read more about our efforts!🔗👆
  • Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
  • In case you missed our announcement at #VA2022, we're excited to share that Mark Flickinger, General Partner and COO at Panoramic Ventures, will serve as the 2023 Venture Atlanta Board of Directors Chairman! 

Mark has been a very valuable member of our board and played a huge role in directing the new Venture Atlanta brand and website this past year. We are so excited for his leadership in 2023!

And one last shoutout to our 2022 Chairman Richard Fraim for helping make this year's Venture Atlanta Conference such a big success! 🎉
Innovation, opportunities, and relationships will #IGNITE at Venture Atlanta 2023🔥 

This September, we're returning to The Woodruff Arts Center for the most electrifying venture capital conference in the Southeast.

This year's theme, "Ignite," reflects the energy, passion, and drive that Venture Atlanta brings to the Southeast's tech ecosystem and we can't wait for you to experience it yourself at #VA2023! 

Tap the link in our bio👆to learn more about what you can expect at the 2023 Venture Atlanta Conference!
Innovation, opportunities, and relationships will #IGNITE at Venture Atlanta 2023🔥 This September, we're returning to The Woodruff Arts Center for the most electrifying venture capital conference in the Southeast. This year's theme, "Ignite," reflects the energy, passion, and drive that Venture Atlanta brings to the Southeast's tech ecosystem and we can't wait for you to experience it yourself at #VA2023! Tap the link in our bio👆to learn more about what you can expect at the 2023 Venture Atlanta Conference!
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A tech survey conducted by headline sponsors at Venture Atlanta 2022 revealed that Atlanta is truly at the epicenter of tech growth in the region! 

These survey results highlighted six key takeaways that serve as guidance for our tech directional compass next year.

Discover what they are using the link in our story.⬆️
A tech survey conducted by headline sponsors at Venture Atlanta 2022 revealed that Atlanta is truly at the epicenter of tech growth in the region! These survey results highlighted six key takeaways that serve as guidance for our tech directional compass next year. Discover what they are using the link in our story.⬆️
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Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾

Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you!

Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
Happy New Year, everyone!🍾 Venture Atlanta wouldn't be the same without the endless brilliance and support from our incredible #Startup and #VentureCapital community. We are so excited about what the #NewYear has in store, and we can't wait to share it with all of you! Here's to making #VA2023 the best year & event yet — Cheers to new beginnings, new opportunities, and new adventures. 🥂
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Are we on the brink of an economic crisis? Jeff Immelt doesn't seem to think so! 📈 As the former CEO of GE, Jeff Immelt knows a thing or two about leading through uncertain times, and he's certainly seen his share of crises.

In fact, Immelt led the company through the 9/11 attacks and through a nuclear disaster in Fukushima after the 2011 Japan earthquake. 

You can find his lessons on crisis leadership & more in our latest blog recapping his #VA2022 Fireside Chat with Vanessa Larco, Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA) — Link in our story👆🔗
Are we on the brink of an economic crisis? Jeff Immelt doesn't seem to think so! 📈 As the former CEO of GE, Jeff Immelt knows a thing or two about leading through uncertain times, and he's certainly seen his share of crises. In fact, Immelt led the company through the 9/11 attacks and through a nuclear disaster in Fukushima after the 2011 Japan earthquake. You can find his lessons on crisis leadership & more in our latest blog recapping his #VA2022 Fireside Chat with Vanessa Larco, Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA) — Link in our story👆🔗
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We couldn't have picked a better group to kick off Venture Atlanta 2022 than our "Talent Wars" panel, featuring Nicole North, Melissa Taunton, and Peter Clarke and hosted by the wonderful Gabby Sirner-Cohen 👏

Attracting and retaining talent has definitely become more of a challenge in the post-COVID market. Our panelists offered some of their own advice and employee retention strategies. 

Check out the full panel recap at the link in our story 🔗 #VA2022
We couldn't have picked a better group to kick off Venture Atlanta 2022 than our "Talent Wars" panel, featuring Nicole North, Melissa Taunton, and Peter Clarke and hosted by the wonderful Gabby Sirner-Cohen 👏 Attracting and retaining talent has definitely become more of a challenge in the post-COVID market. Our panelists offered some of their own advice and employee retention strategies. Check out the full panel recap at the link in our story 🔗 #VA2022
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𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐊 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐀𝐑𝐒! 🗓️ The Venture Atlanta Conference is returning to The Woodruff Arts Center in 2023. 🙌

Due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback for this year's conference, we're happy to share that we've locked in The Woodruff for #VA2023. Don't miss out on the best event of the fall season — more details to come 🔜. 

Head to the link in our bio to add Venture Atlanta 2023 to your calendar, today! 👆
𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐊 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐀𝐑𝐒! 🗓️ The Venture Atlanta Conference is returning to The Woodruff Arts Center in 2023. 🙌 Due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback for this year's conference, we're happy to share that we've locked in The Woodruff for #VA2023. Don't miss out on the best event of the fall season — more details to come 🔜. Head to the link in our bio to add Venture Atlanta 2023 to your calendar, today! 👆
2 months ago
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Celebrating a successful #VA2022 with our Marketing Partner Marketwake at St. Cecilia in Atlanta! We had such a great night with this amazing team and believe it or not, it's time to kick off #VA2023! 

Cheers, @marketwake 🥂
Celebrating a successful #VA2022 with our Marketing Partner Marketwake at St. Cecilia in Atlanta! We had such a great night with this amazing team and believe it or not, it's time to kick off #VA2023! Cheers, @marketwake 🥂
2 months ago
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At Venture Atlanta, we're committed to giving female founders and women-led startups the spotlight they deserve.✨

Here's how we're doing it:
▶︎ Partnering with organizations that support female founders
▶︎ Leveraging the expertise of VA's female board members
▶︎ Featuring successful women entrepreneurs and leaders as keynote speakers at our conference

Head to our IG Story to read more about our efforts!🔗👆
At Venture Atlanta, we're committed to giving female founders and women-led startups the spotlight they deserve.✨ Here's how we're doing it: ▶︎ Partnering with organizations that support female founders ▶︎ Leveraging the expertise of VA's female board members ▶︎ Featuring successful women entrepreneurs and leaders as keynote speakers at our conference Head to our IG Story to read more about our efforts!🔗👆
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Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌

15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better!

Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
Some of our favorite reviews from #VA2022! 🙌 15 years ago, we set out on a mission to create one of the most impactful #venturecapital conferences in the Southeast, and with each year, the Venture Atlanta Conference gets bigger & better! Thank you again to everyone who helped us make Venture Atlanta 2022 such a monumental success!
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In case you missed our announcement at #VA2022, we're excited to share that Mark Flickinger, General Partner and COO at Panoramic Ventures, will serve as the 2023 Venture Atlanta Board of Directors Chairman! 

Mark has been a very valuable member of our board and played a huge role in directing the new Venture Atlanta brand and website this past year. We are so excited for his leadership in 2023!

And one last shoutout to our 2022 Chairman Richard Fraim for helping make this year's Venture Atlanta Conference such a big success! 🎉
In case you missed our announcement at #VA2022, we're excited to share that Mark Flickinger, General Partner and COO at Panoramic Ventures, will serve as the 2023 Venture Atlanta Board of Directors Chairman! Mark has been a very valuable member of our board and played a huge role in directing the new Venture Atlanta brand and website this past year. We are so excited for his leadership in 2023! And one last shoutout to our 2022 Chairman Richard Fraim for helping make this year's Venture Atlanta Conference such a big success! 🎉
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