- 1414.June.0https://atdc.org/event/mmm-fund-of-the-month-june-2021/12:00 pm-1:00 pm2021.06.14
As sponsors of the ATDC, Morris, Manning & Martin (MMM) is hosting a Fund of the Month Series in 2021 whereby select funds will be invited to do a fireside chat. It will give ATDC’s startups an opportunity to speak with capital sources from across the country, and it will give the fund chance to market itself to the ATDC’s startups.
In June, we will be speaking with Travis Parsons, a managing partner at CreativeCo Capital. His portfolio includes Return Logic, POS Nation, Leasecake, OneRail, IRALogix, Apty, and ATDC Signature Company Medxoom. Prior to joining CreativeCo Capital, he was the founder and CEO of several startups in the logistics and value chain space.
About Morris, Manning & Martin
Morris, Manning & Martin (www.mmmlaw.com) is an Atlanta-based national law firm delivering value-added legal services to fast-growing technology and tech-enabled businesses throughout the company lifecycle. MMM’s Corporate Tech Group has closed hundreds of VC, private equity and M&A deals. In addition to corporate finance, MMM’s practice areas include technology agreements, patent/IP, employment, international, IoT, open source, blockchain and dispute resolution. Through MMMs expansive network, the firm helps companies grow by connecting tech clients with sources of capital, management talent, key advisors, strategic partners and other experienced entrepreneurs.
- 1515.June.0https://atdc.org/event/customer-discovery-tools-2019-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/12:00 pm-2:00 pm2021.06.15
This is a follow-on class from Customer Discovery Theory. The purpose of this class is to work with the entrepreneurs to make sure they are ready to move forward with the discovery process – actually interviewing potential customers. We will review the entrepreneurs’ business hypothesis, initial set of interview questions, and tools to help build a persona of potential customers.
REGISTRATION LINKS FOR UPCOMING CUSTOMER DISCOVERY CLASSES
Customer Discovery Theory is a prerequisite for this class.
This meeting will be online only.
- 1515.June.0https://atdc.org/event/raising-venture-capital-for-sustainability-startups/12:00 pm-1:00 pm2021.06.15
Founders: Do you know what it takes to raise venture capital for your cleantech or sustainability-focused technology startup?
Join us as we discuss the ins and outs of successfully raising a round of capital for your venture.
- Serpil Guran, Ph.D., Rutgers University EcoComplex and EcoIgnite
- Monique Mills, ATDC at Georgia Tech
- Jane McCracken, ATDC at Georgia Tech
- Emily Morris, CEO of Emrgy (a venture-backed ATDC at Georgia Tech Graduate Company)
This event is the formation of an “Innovation Ecosystem” with The EcoComplex of Rutgers University
The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at Georgia Institute of Technology
- 1515.June.0https://atdc.org/event/atdc-huddle-equity-and-entrepreneurship/5:30 pm-6:30 pm2021.06.15
Join us for our latest ATDC Huddle. Read about our panelist below:
About James “Jay” Bailey
James serves as President and CEO of the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RCIE). Honoring the great legacy and visionary business leadership of Herman J Russell, Sr he will lead the development of the largest center in America, driven by impact, dedicated to empowering Black entrepreneurs and small business owners over 50 000 square feet designed to inspire ideas, create jobs, grow companies, and increase wealth in the community.
About Randy Brown
Randy Brown has two areas of focus within Emory. One is working on Government Research Contracts with the Office of Sponsorship Programs. The second is expanding Emory University’s Supplier Diversity and Inclusion program with small and diverse businesses. He is currently on the Executive Leadership Council and Business Diversity Council at Emory University. In addition, he is a member of The Supplier Diversity Leadership Council for Georgia Minority Supplier Diversity Council. Before joining Emory in 2020, he held positions in customer engagement, business development, procurement and was a Certified Minority Business Owner at one time.
About Celena Matlock
Celena is a business leader in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), and partners with businesses on culture assessments and thought leadership paired with strategy on the development and execution of DEI initiatives. Previously Celena served as Executive Director of Financial Compliance at Warner Media, where she spearheaded the global function with teams across the US that focus on internal control strategy over IT and financial reporting, business process improvement and enhancing operating efficiencies, governance and reporting on Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and addressing risks across the enterprise. Celena has also held leadership roles at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Ernst & Young, LLP.
- 1616.June.0https://atdc.org/event/financial-literacy-part-1-finance-101-10-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/11:30 am-1:30 pm2021.06.16
This four-part workshop teaches founders the essentials for a thorough understanding of their business models. We will discuss terminology that investors, banks, accountants expect you to know, understand and use, as well as the details and underlying assumptions of financial models. We will also dive into your individual business’ financial model for specific advice.
Part 1 – Finance 101
Part 2 – The Financial Model
Part 3 – Work Session w/ Mentors
Part 4 – Financial Model Review w/ Mentors
You MUST have attended Customer Discovery to participate in this workshop, and only those who have completed the Customer Discovery Badge and Buyer Journey will be eligible to continue to Parts III and IV.
- 1616.June.0https://atdc.org/event/accelerate-ceo-roundtable-2021-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/12:00 pm-1:00 pm2021.06.16
Join your fellow ATDC Accelerate founders and CEOs together with members of the ATDC team for a virtual and interactive discussion.
Join @MMM_Law's @n4este on 6.14 for a fireside chat with @creativecocap's Travis Parsons. These firesides let early-stage companies meet venture funds from across the USA, learn their investment ... criteria & what makes them attractive investments. Register: https://bit.ly/3iEh8LE
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