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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
Is a global accelerator, helping entrepreneurs engage, innovate and
accelerate through coaching, advising and connecting.
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 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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 • email@example.com • (404) 259-5599
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 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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 • email@example.com • (404) 840-3798
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