5 Ideas for Atlanta to be a Top 5 Tech Startup City

Continuing with yesterday’s post, Atlanta in the Top 10 for Startups Funded, one of the most talked about ideas is what it would take to be a top five tech startup city. With Washington DC in the number five spot with 69 fundings and Seattle at 67 fundings (source), it would require almost 80% more fundings than…

Atlanta in the Top 10 for Startups Funded

Lance Weatherby’s post from earlier today titled Atlanta Cracks the Top Ten highlights the latest Brookings report on first round venture investments by region showing that Atlanta comes in at #10 (tied with Houston). Put another way, every company that raised venture money for the first time in 2014 was categorized by region and Atlanta came in the 10th spot…

Finding a Startup CEO Role

In the last month I’ve had two successful tech executives reach out to me looking for help to find a role as the CEO of an early or growth stage startup. Both executives have strong track records and see the CEO role as the next step in their career progression. While there aren’t a number…

What if the Atlanta Tech Village were Free?

In an effort to make the Atlanta Tech Village the best place for entrepreneurs to go to increase their chance of success, we’re always brainstorming ideas to make it better. One idea was “what if the Atlanta Tech Village were completely free?” Of course, it costs a million dollars a year just for things like…