Premier technology investment conference to showcase the Southeast’s most promising technology companies.
ATLANTA – September 14, 2017 – ThingTech announced today that it has been selected to present at Venture Atlanta 2017, the Southeast’s premier event for connecting technology innovation and investment capital. The 10th annual Venture Atlanta will be held October 11-12 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta and will feature close to 150 funds from across the country. With more than 900 investors, tech entrepreneurs and executives anticipated to be in attendance, this year’s Venture Atlanta is once again lining up to be a sold-out event.
Adding to the Venture Atlanta excitement are Mark Cuban, chairman and CEO of AXS TV and one of the “sharks” on ABC’s hit show, Shark Tank, and Ernie Garcia, CEO of Carvana, who will deliver keynote presentations.
“As long time members of the Atlanta technology community, we are honored to be a part of Venture Atlanta’s momentous 10th anniversary and sincerely look forward to the opportunity to showcase the amazing work our team has been producing. We fully anticipate the awareness, as well as opportunity to expand key contacts throughout the community will be a pivotal point for our organization,” said Tim Quinn, CEO of ThingTech.
ThingTech was chosen as one of 35 companies from a large pool of applicants that represent the region’s most innovative tech businesses. ThingTech helps businesses and unlock their full potential by providing a single platform from which customers can track and collect field data (people, devices, assets) and data from existing business systems (ERP, CRM), to generate insights that enable customers to take actions that will improve efficiency and propel growth to achieve operational excellence.
“Through the years, Venture Atlanta has earned a reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies while helping to launch over 380 companies and secure over $2 billion in funding,” said Allyson Eman, executive director of Venture Atlanta. “This year’s event marks our 10th anniversary and includes the strongest and largest roster yet of both early and venture-stage companies—showcasing the depth, breadth and opportunity within the region’s technology community.”
During the two-day event, presenting companies and conference attendees will engage with regional as well as national venture capitalists, investors and other key players in the current technology ecosystem. The conference results in funding, national investor exposure, invaluable relationship building and mentoring by successful technology executives. The conference will also, for the first time, include 16 Startup Showcase companies that will share their plans and vision for the future as “companies to watch.”
To learn more about ThingTech, visit www.thingtech.com. For additional information about Venture Atlanta, to register for the event or to view the conference schedule, please visit www.ventureatlanta.org.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, Georgia's technology innovation event, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country's top-tier investors. As the South's largest investor showcase helping launch more than 380 companies and raise over $2 billion in funding to date, Venture Atlanta connects local entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others in the technology ecosystem who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org. For updates, join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter, and visit our blog.
ThingTech is a real-time IoT platform that generates actionable asset intelligence for optimized decision making. Specifically designed for asset-intensive organizations, ThingTech provides the where, when and how those assets are behaving on your desktop or in the palm of your hands. By leveraging data such as real-time location, utilization, and diagnostics from assets and their mobile workforce, our customers can use predictive analytics to identify mission critical issues before they arise, react immediately, remediate problems, and ultimately provide better customer service. The result is a documented tangible ROI via cost reductions and increased revenues, resulting in a profound effect on the top and bottom line.
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