See What’s Happening

Discover news and events for entrepreneurs and investors.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Introducing the Venture Atlanta 2022 Selected Companies!
Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies!
Read More 
The State of the Economy + A Look Ahead to 2023
Announcing our latest fireside chat! Dennis Lockhart, Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Katie Roof, reporter at Bloomberg News, will discuss how to navigate today’s economic environment.
Read More 
Venture Atlanta has a brand new look
SURPRISE! Venture Atlanta has a brand new look 👀 We’ve secretly been working on something really exciting in honor of our 15th anniversary — Venture Atlanta is raising the bar in every way with a new venue, new programming, and new experiences. Now, we have a brand new website, too!
Read More 
New Venture Atlanta Conference Panel Announced
The Talent Wars: How to Attract, Grow, and Retain the World's Best Employees.
Read More 
Announcing the First Fireside Chat of VA2022
Join us to discuss how to lead in difficult financial environments.
Read More
A Look Back on 15 Years of Venture Atlanta
To celebrate 15 years of the Venture Atlanta, here's a look back at how far we've come
Read More
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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
Boatsetter Rasies $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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
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.
Read Full Story
Events for Entrepreneurs & Investors
09.22.2022
NEXT Venture Summit
NEXT Venture Summit is the premier venture conference in the Carolinas, drawing the largest collection of investors to Greenville to connect companies and capital. Featuring educational workshops and networking with top VCs from all over the country, the top pitch from the NEXT Venture Summit Showcase will also advance to pitch on-stage at Venture Atlanta in October. 
READ MORE
10.19.2022
Startup Battle
With 500+ startups and a potential $100,000 investment for the winner, Startup Battle is a great opportunity for early stage startups to develop their ideas and pitch in front of some of the top venture capitalists in the nation.
READ MORE
Follow Venture Atlanta on Instagram
  • 📢 New Venture Atlanta 2022 Panel Announced! 📢 Join us for "The State of Black and Latinx VC's" sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank.

During this discussion, two leading organizations representing diverse investors will delve into the total addressable market for Black and Latinx founders, the opportunities that are being left on the table, what's left unsaid, and some possible solutions.

Panel Members:
▶︎ Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin: CEO of BLCK VC
▶︎ Rami Reyes: Co-Founder and Managing Director of NextEquity Partners 
▶︎ Tosh Ernest (Panel Moderator): Head of Access to Innovation at Silicon Valley Bank

Register today using the link in our bio to see this talk at #VA2022 (ticket prices go up starting next week!)👆
  • Want to stay up-to-date on all things Venture Atlanta? 👀

Visit our news and events page for the latest conference announcements, alumni funding news, and regional events that every #techentrepreneur should know about!

Take a look—link in story👆
  • 🏆 Announcing the #VA2022 Closing Keynote! 🏆 At Venture Atlanta 2019, we hosted our first-ever Hall of Fame Panel. This session was so popular that we’re bringing it back for Venture Atlanta 2022!

Hear from three sports icons and Hall of Famers as they discuss how they leveraged their personal brand in order to find unique business opportunities following their athletic careers.

This session, sponsored by Mailchimp, features:
▶︎ Marcus Allen: Largely Regarded as One of the Greatest Goal Line & Short-Yard Runners in NFL History
▶︎ Jerome Bettis: Super Bowl Champion & Pro Football Hall of Fame Running Back
▶︎ Julius Erving ("Dr. J"): Largely Regarded as the Dominant Professional Basketball Player of His Era
▶︎ Phyllis Newhouse (Panel Moderator): Founder & CEO of ShoulderUp Technology Acquisition Corp, Founder & CEO of Xtreme Solutions Inc, and CEO of Athena Technology Acquisition Corp

Register to join this insightful conversation about how #leadership on the field or on the court translates to leadership in #business & #entrepreneurship using the link in our bio! 👆

𝐏.𝐒. Following the panel discussion, stay tuned for pictures & autographs with these elite athletes! 📸 🏀 🏈
  • If you haven’t already, make sure that you check out our new resources hub! 💻 

There, you can find alumni success stories, past speaker content, guides for making the most out of your Venture Atlanta Conference experience, and SO much more!

Check it out using the link in our stories!👆
  • 📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢

With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast!

Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event!

Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
  • We want to take a moment to thank our incredible sponsors — especially our Title Sponsor @invescous, our Presenting Sponsor @siliconvalleybank, and our Headline Sponsors @cherrybekaert, @extensishr, @mmm_law, and @truist! 👏👏👏

See all of the companies that are making #VA2022 possible — link in story!
  • Let us know if you’re interested in volunteering to help shape the biggest and best Venture Atlanta Conference yet! 👍 

Get in touch today to learn about the opportunities and perks for volunteers—link in stories! #VA2022
  • 📢 The official #VA2022 schedule is 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄! 📢

There is so much happening during the week of Venture Atlanta—Don’t miss out on:
▶︎ @techstars Demo Day
▶︎ Our first-ever Venture Crawl for investors
▶︎ @startupbattle.vc 
▶︎ The fan-favorite Alumni Dinner & Investor Dinner (invite-only)

View the full schedule using the link in our story!👆
  • One of the pages on our new website that we’re really excited about is our alumni page! Here’s a quick look at what you can find on this page ⬇️

▶︎ Top alumni success stories
▶︎ This year’s alumni sponsors
▶︎ A list of all #VentureAtlanta alumni to date (which you can filter by year, location, or industry).

Check it out—link in story!
  • 🔥Announcing Our New Fireside Chat: The State of the Economy + A Look Ahead to 2023🔥

Dennis Lockhart, Former President & CEO of the @atlantafed, and Katie Roof, Reporter at @bloombergbusiness, will discuss how to navigate today’s economic environment and answer tough questions like:

▶︎ What lessons can we take away from previous times of high inflation and interest rates?
▶︎ Where can things go from here?
▶︎ How should venture-backed companies navigate the next twelve months?

Register to see this talk at #VA2022 using the link in our bio! 👆
📢 New Venture Atlanta 2022 Panel Announced! 📢 Join us for "The State of Black and Latinx VC's" sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank.

During this discussion, two leading organizations representing diverse investors will delve into the total addressable market for Black and Latinx founders, the opportunities that are being left on the table, what's left unsaid, and some possible solutions.

Panel Members:
▶︎ Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin: CEO of BLCK VC
▶︎ Rami Reyes: Co-Founder and Managing Director of NextEquity Partners 
▶︎ Tosh Ernest (Panel Moderator): Head of Access to Innovation at Silicon Valley Bank

Register today using the link in our bio to see this talk at #VA2022 (ticket prices go up starting next week!)👆
📢 New Venture Atlanta 2022 Panel Announced! 📢 Join us for "The State of Black and Latinx VC's" sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank. During this discussion, two leading organizations representing diverse investors will delve into the total addressable market for Black and Latinx founders, the opportunities that are being left on the table, what's left unsaid, and some possible solutions. Panel Members: ▶︎ Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin: CEO of BLCK VC ▶︎ Rami Reyes: Co-Founder and Managing Director of NextEquity Partners ▶︎ Tosh Ernest (Panel Moderator): Head of Access to Innovation at Silicon Valley Bank Register today using the link in our bio to see this talk at #VA2022 (ticket prices go up starting next week!)👆
1 hour ago
View on Instagram |
1/10
Want to stay up-to-date on all things Venture Atlanta? 👀

Visit our news and events page for the latest conference announcements, alumni funding news, and regional events that every #techentrepreneur should know about!

Take a look—link in story👆
Want to stay up-to-date on all things Venture Atlanta? 👀 Visit our news and events page for the latest conference announcements, alumni funding news, and regional events that every #techentrepreneur should know about! Take a look—link in story👆
3 days ago
View on Instagram |
2/10
🏆 Announcing the #VA2022 Closing Keynote! 🏆 At Venture Atlanta 2019, we hosted our first-ever Hall of Fame Panel. This session was so popular that we’re bringing it back for Venture Atlanta 2022!

Hear from three sports icons and Hall of Famers as they discuss how they leveraged their personal brand in order to find unique business opportunities following their athletic careers.

This session, sponsored by Mailchimp, features:
▶︎ Marcus Allen: Largely Regarded as One of the Greatest Goal Line & Short-Yard Runners in NFL History
▶︎ Jerome Bettis: Super Bowl Champion & Pro Football Hall of Fame Running Back
▶︎ Julius Erving ("Dr. J"): Largely Regarded as the Dominant Professional Basketball Player of His Era
▶︎ Phyllis Newhouse (Panel Moderator): Founder & CEO of ShoulderUp Technology Acquisition Corp, Founder & CEO of Xtreme Solutions Inc, and CEO of Athena Technology Acquisition Corp

Register to join this insightful conversation about how #leadership on the field or on the court translates to leadership in #business & #entrepreneurship using the link in our bio! 👆

𝐏.𝐒. Following the panel discussion, stay tuned for pictures & autographs with these elite athletes! 📸 🏀 🏈
🏆 Announcing the #VA2022 Closing Keynote! 🏆 At Venture Atlanta 2019, we hosted our first-ever Hall of Fame Panel. This session was so popular that we’re bringing it back for Venture Atlanta 2022! Hear from three sports icons and Hall of Famers as they discuss how they leveraged their personal brand in order to find unique business opportunities following their athletic careers. This session, sponsored by Mailchimp, features: ▶︎ Marcus Allen: Largely Regarded as One of the Greatest Goal Line & Short-Yard Runners in NFL History ▶︎ Jerome Bettis: Super Bowl Champion & Pro Football Hall of Fame Running Back ▶︎ Julius Erving ("Dr. J"): Largely Regarded as the Dominant Professional Basketball Player of His Era ▶︎ Phyllis Newhouse (Panel Moderator): Founder & CEO of ShoulderUp Technology Acquisition Corp, Founder & CEO of Xtreme Solutions Inc, and CEO of Athena Technology Acquisition Corp Register to join this insightful conversation about how #leadership on the field or on the court translates to leadership in #business & #entrepreneurship using the link in our bio! 👆 𝐏.𝐒. Following the panel discussion, stay tuned for pictures & autographs with these elite athletes! 📸 🏀 🏈
4 days ago
View on Instagram |
3/10
If you haven’t already, make sure that you check out our new resources hub! 💻 

There, you can find alumni success stories, past speaker content, guides for making the most out of your Venture Atlanta Conference experience, and SO much more!

Check it out using the link in our stories!👆
If you haven’t already, make sure that you check out our new resources hub! 💻 There, you can find alumni success stories, past speaker content, guides for making the most out of your Venture Atlanta Conference experience, and SO much more! Check it out using the link in our stories!👆
5 days ago
View on Instagram |
4/10
📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢

With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast!

Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event!

Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢

With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast!

Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event!

Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢

With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast!

Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event!

Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢

With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast!

Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event!

Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢

With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast!

Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event!

Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢

With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast!

Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event!

Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
📢 Our most anticipated announcement of the year is 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: Introducing to you the Venture Atlanta 2022 selected companies! 📢 With a record-breaking 480 applications submitted, this was our most competitive year yet! We are also proud to share that we continue to attract more female founders, diverse founders, and companies from across the entire Southeast! Investors, this is your opportunity to see the best companies in the region all together at one event! Check out this year’s lineup, and be sure to register to connect with them at #VA2022 — link in bio!👆
6 days ago
View on Instagram |
5/10
We want to take a moment to thank our incredible sponsors — especially our Title Sponsor @invescous, our Presenting Sponsor @siliconvalleybank, and our Headline Sponsors @cherrybekaert, @extensishr, @mmm_law, and @truist! 👏👏👏

See all of the companies that are making #VA2022 possible — link in story!
We want to take a moment to thank our incredible sponsors — especially our Title Sponsor @invescous, our Presenting Sponsor @siliconvalleybank, and our Headline Sponsors @cherrybekaert, @extensishr, @mmm_law, and @truist! 👏👏👏 See all of the companies that are making #VA2022 possible — link in story!
7 days ago
View on Instagram |
6/10
Let us know if you’re interested in volunteering to help shape the biggest and best Venture Atlanta Conference yet! 👍 

Get in touch today to learn about the opportunities and perks for volunteers—link in stories! #VA2022
Let us know if you’re interested in volunteering to help shape the biggest and best Venture Atlanta Conference yet! 👍 Get in touch today to learn about the opportunities and perks for volunteers—link in stories! #VA2022
2 weeks ago
View on Instagram |
7/10
📢 The official #VA2022 schedule is 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄! 📢

There is so much happening during the week of Venture Atlanta—Don’t miss out on:
▶︎ @techstars Demo Day
▶︎ Our first-ever Venture Crawl for investors
▶︎ @startupbattle.vc 
▶︎ The fan-favorite Alumni Dinner & Investor Dinner (invite-only)

View the full schedule using the link in our story!👆
📢 The official #VA2022 schedule is 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄! 📢 There is so much happening during the week of Venture Atlanta—Don’t miss out on: ▶︎ @techstars Demo Day ▶︎ Our first-ever Venture Crawl for investors ▶︎ @startupbattle.vc ▶︎ The fan-favorite Alumni Dinner & Investor Dinner (invite-only) View the full schedule using the link in our story!👆
2 weeks ago
View on Instagram |
8/10
One of the pages on our new website that we’re really excited about is our alumni page! Here’s a quick look at what you can find on this page ⬇️

▶︎ Top alumni success stories
▶︎ This year’s alumni sponsors
▶︎ A list of all #VentureAtlanta alumni to date (which you can filter by year, location, or industry).

Check it out—link in story!
One of the pages on our new website that we’re really excited about is our alumni page! Here’s a quick look at what you can find on this page ⬇️ ▶︎ Top alumni success stories ▶︎ This year’s alumni sponsors ▶︎ A list of all #VentureAtlanta alumni to date (which you can filter by year, location, or industry). Check it out—link in story!
2 weeks ago
View on Instagram |
9/10
🔥Announcing Our New Fireside Chat: The State of the Economy + A Look Ahead to 2023🔥

Dennis Lockhart, Former President & CEO of the @atlantafed, and Katie Roof, Reporter at @bloombergbusiness, will discuss how to navigate today’s economic environment and answer tough questions like:

▶︎ What lessons can we take away from previous times of high inflation and interest rates?
▶︎ Where can things go from here?
▶︎ How should venture-backed companies navigate the next twelve months?

Register to see this talk at #VA2022 using the link in our bio! 👆
🔥Announcing Our New Fireside Chat: The State of the Economy + A Look Ahead to 2023🔥 Dennis Lockhart, Former President & CEO of the @atlantafed, and Katie Roof, Reporter at @bloombergbusiness, will discuss how to navigate today’s economic environment and answer tough questions like: ▶︎ What lessons can we take away from previous times of high inflation and interest rates? ▶︎ Where can things go from here? ▶︎ How should venture-backed companies navigate the next twelve months? Register to see this talk at #VA2022 using the link in our bio! 👆
4 weeks ago
View on Instagram |
10/10
Interested in Attending?
Get your tickets now—before they sell out!
REGISTER NOW