Apply for TAG Business Launch 2015 and you can. All applicants will get a shot at pitching members of 2015 Selection Committee on Feb 17 at a meet ‘n’ pitch.
Now in its 10th year, TAG Business Launch is Georgia’s premier launchpad competition where startups such as Monsieur and Pindrop Security — both Select Companies of the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) — have made their debut. It is the only launch competition of its kind to feature a $50,000 non-equity cash prize. The 2015 edition is sponsored by TAG in collaboration with Venture Atlanta and the Atlanta Metro Chamber. For more information, visit: http://www.tagonline.org/events/businesslaunch/
Deadline to apply is Feb 11. Apply here. To find out if your startup qualifies, click here.
The eight-member committee, which includes Keith McGreggor, director of VentureLab at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Blake Patton, managing partner at Tech Square Ventures, will select the 18 to 24 companies that will advance to the next level based on the strength of their applications and pitch.
2015 TAG Business Launch Prizes:
- $50,000 non-equity cash prize to the Top Startup
- $350,000 in non-cash prizes split among the Final 4 Companies
- Bonus:The winner will also automatically secure a sought-after slot to present at Venture Atlanta 2015.