April 18, 2013 in ATDC News

Don’t Miss ATDC Startup Showcase this Monday!

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Exhibitors at 2012 Showcase

Which annual event brings together hundreds of Georgia entrepreneurs, startups and technology leaders, as well as robots, an innovative “swim browser” and a solar-powered race car? That would be ATDC’s 2013 Startup Showcase, where the local technology community will gather on Monday for one of Atlanta’s premier industry events.

Held at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, the showcase is open to the public and will include speeches from Bill Nussey, president and CEO of Silverpop, Steve Cross, Georgia Tech’s executive vice president for research, and Hans Gant, Metro Atlanta Chamber’s senior vice president of economic development. Each year, the event honors Georgia’s brightest entrepreneurs and emerging technologies, putting a spotlight on ATDC’s graduating companies – all of whom have met rigorous growth milestones. In addition, dozens of ATDC’s most promising member companies – representing industries as varied as information security, financial technology, health care IT, mobile technology, clean tech/energy, and medical devices – will exhibit their innovative technologies during the event.

“Someone asks me every day what the most innovative ATDC companies are doing. The Showcase is open to everyone, so it’s your chance to see for yourself,” said Blake Patton, ATDC’s interim general manager. “These graduates have achieved what all of our startups are striving for by taking innovative ideas and turning them into great businesses. They serve as examples of the value that entrepreneurs bring to this region.”

The 2013 ATDC graduates include:

  • AccelerEyes makes code run 10 to 100 times faster by enabling it to run on graphics processing units. It serves thousands of customers in more than 40 countries across a variety of industries.
  • BrightWhistle is a first-in-class digital patient acquisition solution designed for health care providers. Its technology helps providers quickly find high value patients through search and social media.
  • KontrolFreek is a leading designer of ergonomic, game-enhancing products to improve comfort and performance when playing video games.
  • Patientco helps patients pay, track, understand and manage their healthcare costs. The company helps patients reign in healthcare costs and providers receive payments more quickly.
  • Urjanet offers tools for tracking and reporting energy use for large-scale consumers.

Interested in attending? The Showcase runs from 1 to 4 pm, followed by a cash bar after-party until 6 pm. Although regular registration has closed, walk-ins are welcomed and tickets cost $20 at the door. For more information, visit www.atdcstartupshowcase.com.




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