Venture atlanta 2022

Schedule

See what’s on the docket to make the most of your VA experience.
October
Mon
17
October
TUE
18
October
WED
19
October
Thur
20
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Company
5:00pm
TECHSTARS DEMO DAY
Location: The Eastern
Register here.
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Company
10:00 - 4:00pm
VENTURE CRAWL
Investors ONLY (limited space). 
Explore Atlanta (ATDC, Atlanta Tech Village, RICE, & Ponce City Market). Contact Allyson Eman at [email protected] for details and to register.
6:30 - 9:00pm
Alumni Dinner
Invite Only
Epicurean Hotel - Rooftop
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Company
9:00 - 10:30am
BREAKFAST, PANEL, AND Q&A
Opening Private Breakfast for Investors and Entrepreneurs

Location: Rich Theatre
Konstantine Buhler
Rachel Spasser
Cathy Gao
Moderated by: Sean Henry
Sequoia Capital
Accel-KKR
Sapphire Ventures
Stord
10:00 - 11:00am
NETWORKING AND GENERAL REGISTRATION
Location: Main Atrium of The Woodruff Arts Center
11:00 - 12:45pm
Session 1
OPENING REMARKS
Location: Atlanta Symphony Hall
Panel: "The Talent Wars: How to Attract, Grow and Retain the World’s Best Employees”
Peter Clarke
Melissa Taunton
Nicole North
Moderated by: Gabby 
Sirner - Cohen
Accel
NEA
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Chief People Officer, Full Story
COMPANY PITCHES
6 total, 3 minutes each

Fireside Chat: Introducing o15 Partners - a High Impact Fund for Diverse Founders
Marty Flanagan
Colin Meadows
Invesco
o15 Capital Partners
12:45 - 2:00pm
LUNCH AND NETWORKING
Location: Carr and Center Rooms
2:00 - 3:30pm
Session 2
COMPANY PITCHES
7 total, 3 minutes each

Fireside Chat: "Leading Through Difficult Financial Environments"
Jeff Immelt
 
Moderated by: Vanessa Larco
Former Chairman and CEO, GE
NEA
COMPANY PITCHES
7 total, 3 minutes each

3:30 - 5:00pm
Session 3
STARTUP SHOWCASE
Investors and showcase companies only

Location: Carr and Center Rooms
4:00 - 4:30pm
Session 3A
The State of Black and Latinx VC's
Location: Location: Atlanta Symphony Hall
Mandy Bynum McLaughlin
Rami Reyes
Moderated by: Tosh Ernest
BLCK VC
NextEquity Partners
SVB
4:30 - 6:30pm
Session 4
THE COCKTAIL PARTY
The best networking of the two-day event is back and better than ever!

Location: Atlanta Symphony Hall
5:15 - 6:30pm
Session 5
STARTUP BATTLE ATLANTA
Open to all Venture Atlanta attendees. Someone will win $100K.

Location: Atlanta Symphony Hall
6:30 - 9:00pm
Session 6
INVESTOR DINNER
High Museum of Art (invitation only - attending investors and CEOs of all selected VA companies)
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)Company
8:30 - 9:30am
BREAKFAST, PANEL, AND Q&A
Panel: "Anatomy of Healthcare Disruption – Venture Fund Style"

Location: Rich Theatre
Bird Blitch
Nammy Vedire
Jaimie Clark
Moderated by: Hank Capps, M.D.
Waystar
Engage
Catalyst by Wellstar
Catalyst by Wellstar
10:00 - 11:15am
Session 7
DAY 2 WELCOME BACK
COMPANY PITCHES
7 total, 3 minutes each
Fireside Chat: "State of the Economy and What Comes Next? What To Expect? A Look Ahead to 2023"
Dennis Lockhart
 
 
Moderated by: Katie Roof
Former President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Bloomberg
COMPANY PITCHES
7 total, 3 minutes each
Panel: "The Next Trillion Dollar Tech Disruption That Might Just Save the Planet: Climate Tech"
Jon Shieber
Sophie Purdom
Moderated by: Bill Nussey
Footprint Coalition
Climate Tech VC
Engage and Tech Square Ventures
11:15 - 12:30pm
LUNCH
Spread throughout
Woodruff Arts Center
12:30 - 1:30pm
Session 8
Closing Remarks and a $1K Check Presented to the Winner of Our SCAD T-Shirt Contest
COMPANY PITCHES
6 total, 3 minutes each

Hall of Fame Panel - "The Power of Leveraging Your Brand"
Marcus Allen
Jerome Bettis
Julius Winfield Erving ("Dr. J")
Moderated By: Phyllis Newhouse
Largely Regarded as One of the Greatest Goal Line & Short-Yard Runners in NFL History
Super Bowl Champion & Pro Football Hall of Fame Running Back
Largely Regarded as the Dominant Professional Basketball Player of His Era
ShoulderUp Technology Acquisition Corp. and Xtreme Solutions, Inc.
1:30 - 3:00pm
Session 9
Closing 15 Year Anniversary Happy Hour! 
Entertainment, Food, Autographs and Pictures with our closing keynote guests! Don’t miss the closing party!

Location: Atrium and Outside Courtyard

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Panels, pitches, and parties (oh my!). Don’t miss out—get your tickets today!
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