Who's Who in ATL's Entrepreneur Ecosystem!

TiE Atlanta’s annual event, “Who’s Who in ATL’s Entrepreneur Ecosystem,” brings together the city’s most active, charged-up, and innovation-ready organizations that turn today’s entrepreneurs into tomorrow’s disruptors.

Join us for a night of networking and getting to know the vibrant ecosystem that provides resources for entrepreneurs in all stages and industries. Meet spaces, funds, programs, and organizations that are ready to grow ATL’s finest.

Accelerators and Incubators


A program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, is the state of Georgia’s technology startup incubator. Founded in 1980 by the Georgia General Assembly, which funds it each year, ATDC’s mission is to work with entrepreneurs in Georgia to help them learn, launch, scale, and succeed in the creation of viable, disruptive technology companies.

GA State ENI

Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university, transforms the lives of the most diverse student body in the nation. As part of that endeavor, Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) is uniquely structured to address the next generation of entrepreneurs through innovation, access, and societal impact. ENI works to provide students with access to unique interdisciplinary programs, practical experiences in entrepreneurship, and thriving corporate and startup communities.

404 DAO

Born out of Blockchain at Georgia Tech, 404 DAO is a 501c(3) nonprofit and collective of individuals committed to transforming Atlanta into a web3 hub.

Venture Funds and Investing Groups

Zane Ventures

Addressing the funding gap, putting capital where it counts with diverse founders in the Southeast and other underfunded regions. We invest in bold founders of tech-enabled solutions with innovative business models, and signs of early traction. Zane offers more than money, we provide our founders with mentoring and access to the kind of network of resources needed to allow their talent to shine–and their companies to grow.

Atlanta Tech Angels

Founded in 1998, Atlanta Technology Angels is a non-profit member association of angel investors that invests in early stage technology companies based in Georgia and the Southeast. Atlanta Technology Angels is an active source of private capital and business experience to local technology entrepreneurs.

Endeavor Atlanta

The Leading Global Community Of, By, and For High-Impact Entrepreneurs. We create a Multiplier Effect by inspiring high-growth entrepreneurs to dream bigger, supporting and investing in them to scale faster, and providing a platform to pay it forward.

TiE Atlanta Angels

TiE Atlanta Angels (TAA) launched in Summer 2017 as a capital raise platform designed to invest in new, high growth entrepreneurial startups with a primary focus in the Southeast US. TAA involves like-minded accredited investors who partner with other investors in a portfolio approach. From August 2017, TAA has completed investments into over 40 companies for a total of $9.1 million, making it one of the fastest growing angel groups in the southeast.



Generates awareness about the Southeast’s innovation community. Hypepotamus.com is the go-to source of startup and technology news, interviews, events, job listings, and resources. We showcase the founders, students, innovators, companies, and investors that are proud to call the Southeast home.

Non-Profits and Advocacy Groups

Tech Alpharetta

Startup incubator is located in the heart of Alpharetta and serves tech startups from across the metro and north metro region. The Tech Alpharetta Innovation Center helps tech startups achieve success at every step of their journeys, by providing its members with mentors, coaching, startup workshops, investor connections, community, and 24/7 workspace.

Startup Atlanta

Accion Opportunity Fund

Accion Opportunity Fund is a financial support system that provides diverse, determined small businesses owners with access to capital, networks, and coaching.


The nationally acclaimed ThinkTECH Accelerator promotes growth-stage companies who are currently serving or wish to serve community banks and their customers. We host two 10-week hybrid accelerators annually in addition to a variety of pitch sessions and innovation programing to support community banking innovation.

GA Fintech Academy

The Georgia Fintech Academy is talent development initiative which serves the University System of Georgia, offering a range of classes, events, career fairs, a podcast, and numerous other networking opportunities.

The Simple Vue Academy

The Simple Vue Academy provides a sustainable pathway to entrepreneurship for scholars in grades 6-12. The academy offers a comprehensive education that integrates STREAM-based subjects (Science, Technology, Reading/Writing, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) into the curriculum. In addition to academic learning, the academy also provides guidance on business and financial management to foster an entrepreneurial mindset among its students. By combining these elements, The Simple Vue Academy equips students with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to pursue entrepreneurship successfully.


TiE ACCESS, launched in 2020, is a diversity, equity and inclusion program that aims to pave in-roads for minority and women-owned businesses to build their companies and networks not only here in Atlanta, but at an international scale, thanks to TiE Global’s global impact.


Atlanta Tech Village

Community of innovation powered by the 4th largest tech space in the U.S. and deep connections to Atlanta’s business and investment community. With unmatched mentorship and working space, The Village supports and inspires entrepreneurs to achieve success through a community that promotes faster connections between talent, ideas and capital.

Atlanta Tech Park

Is a global accelerator, helping entrepreneurs engage, innovate and accelerate through coaching, advising and connecting.

Curiosity Labs

Accelerators And Incubators

Urban League of Greater Atlanta

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta has been all about economic empowerment since we opened our doors more than 99 years ago. Our center gives each client special attention by assessing their business or business idea, helping to develop a business or action plan, implementing business strategies, and identifying necessary resources to enhance business growth and capacity.
Contact: Kimberly Lee • klee@ulgatl.org

Synergies Works

Empowers entrepreneurs with disabilities by bridging the opportunity gaps between the business and disability community. We partner with companies to help them bring their products and services to the millions of entrepreneurs with disabilities across the country.
Contact: Aarti Sahgal • aarti@synergieswork.org • (404) 259-5599

The Ritz Group Angel Club

The Ritz Group is where creativity meets capital with Shark Attack and monthly Angel Clubs, plus the next generation of Web 3.0 Technologies to connect Entrepreneurs to Capital resources with the 2023 launch of Capital Expo - a virtual trade show for Georgia' Entrepreneur Ecosystem, Powered by Brite Idea Lab - a global match market for Entrepreneurs.
Contact: Larry White • lwhiteatl@gmail.com

Tech AF

Tech AF Founders Academy helps professional women and industry leaders solve problems by transforming their ideas into money making tech solutions so they can build businesses and lives on their own terms.
Contact: Ty Carter • ty@iamtechaf.com • (404) 840-3798

TiE Atlanta

Fosters entrepreneurs of all industries, in all stages, by providing strategic, impactful and ongoing mentoring; developing thoughtful and relevant programming; providing access to industry leaders and community partners; and investing in upcoming startups to support entrepreneurs from ideation to exit. The organization is a part of TiE Global, an organization that includes 60 chapters, over 10,000 members across nine countries.
Contact: Sebastian Salinas • Sebastian@tie-atlanta.org • (770) 570-6830