September 14, 2017 in ATDC News, Blog, News from Our Companies, RetailTech

ATDC Portfolio Companies Make Strong Showing at Venture Atlanta 2017

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Thirteen of 35 companies selected to present are ATDC-affiliated startups.


ATDC logoThe Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), the state of Georgia’s technology incubator, is pleased to announce that 13 of its portfolio companies and graduates have been selected to take the stage 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 35 companies total. The event is expected to draw nearly 150 funds from across the country and more than 900 investors, tech entrepreneurs, and executives.

Participating ATDC portfolio companies and graduates include:

  • FIXD
  • Gozio
  • Illuma
  • Izenda
  • Patientory
  • Predikto
  • Preparis
  • Sideqik
  • Sudu
  • ThingTech
  • Trust Stamp
  • Unbrokerage
  • Volantio

“We are extremely proud of our ATDC companies and graduates who will be presenting at Venture Atlanta 2017,” said ATDC General Manager Jen Bonnett. “The industries and sectors they serve range from marketing tech to logistics and cybersecurity to HealthTech.”

Venture Atlanta LogoAdding to the Venture Atlanta excitement are Mark Cuban, chairman and CEO of AXS TV and one of the “sharks” on ABC’s, “Shark Tank,” and Ernie Garcia, CEO of Carvana, who will deliver keynote presentations.

“Venture Atlanta has earned a reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies while helping to launch more than 380 companies and secure over $2 billion in funding,” said Venture Atlanta Executive Director Allyson Eman. “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.”


The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), 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 companies. Since its founding, ATDC has grown to become one of the longest running and most successful university-affiliated incubators in the United States, with its graduate startup companies raising $3 billion in investment financing and generating more than $12 billion in revenue in the state of Georgia. To learn more, visit


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: the Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit For updates, join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter, and visit our blog.

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