MMM Investor Series: Fireside Chat with Greycroft

2018-03-27 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ATDC Community Room (Room 2525)
Address: 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA

As sponsors of the ATDC, Morris, Manning & Martin (MMM) is hosting a new Investor Series in 2018 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. This series will kick-off on Tuesday, March 27th at ATDC’s Community Room with MMM’s Chris Maxwell moderating a discussion with Will Szczerbiak of Greycroft. This event is exclusively for ATDC’s Portfolio Companies and special guests. Seats will be limited, so preregistration is mandatory. 

Agenda

• 4:30-4:45 pm   Check in and Networking
• 4:50-5:30 pm   Fireside Chat
• 5:30-5:40 pm   Q&A
• 5:40-7:00 pm   Networking and Reception

About Will Szczerbiak 

Based in the New York office, Will’s responsibilities include evaluating and executing early and growth stage investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Greycroft, Will spent three years as an associate at Volition Capital, a Boston-based growth equity firm that principally invests in high potential, founder-owned companies across different technology sectors. At Volition, Will was responsible for sourcing and executing new investments, as well as working with existing portfolio companies. Before Volition, Will spent three years as an investment banking analyst in the Technology Services group of Raymond James advising middle-market companies on M&A transactions and private capital raises.

Will received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

About Greycroft

Greycroft is a leading venture capital firm focused on investments in the Internet and mobile markets. With offices in the two media capitals of the world – New York and Los Angeles – Greycroft is uniquely positioned to serve entrepreneurs who have chosen us as their partners. Greycroft leverages an extensive network of media and technology industry connections to help entrepreneurs gain visibility, build strategic relationships, bring their products to market, and build successful businesses. Greycroft manages in excess of $1 billion and has made over 150 investments since inception in leading companies including Acorns, App Annie, Boxed, Braintree, Buddy Media, Everything But The House, Extreme Reach, Huffington Post, Icertis, JW Player, Maker Studios, Plated, Scopely, Shipt, TheRealReal, Thrive Market, Trunk Club, Venmo, WideOrbit, and Yeahka.
For more information please visit http://www.greycroft.com.

About Chris Maxwell

Christopher E. Maxwell is a Partner in the MMM’s Corporate Practice. Mr. Maxwell’s practice focuses primarily on representing clients in middle-market corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Mr. Maxwell regularly represents private equity and venture capital firms and their portfolio companies, individual angel investors, angel investor networks, as well as venture capital-backed founder and family-owned businesses in a wide range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt facilities, financings, recapitalizations, restructurings and reorganizations. Mr. Maxwell also works regularly with many early stage companies. For many of his clients, he also serves as outside general counsel, providing legal support across the organization and coordinating legal advice from other skilled attorneys within the firm.

Mr. Maxwell has represented companies in numerous industries, including technology, technology enabled business services, ecommerce, consumer products, food and beverage, hospitality and franchising.

Mr. Maxwell is a frequent speaker on corporate law, M&A and venture capital topics. He has been recognized as a leading corporate attorney through his recognition in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business on numerous occasions. 

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 MMM’s 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. The firm hosts SE Tech Podcast (https://soundcloud.com/setech_podcast) – featuring client CEOs – and a blog – MMM Techlaw (www.mmmtechlaw.com).

Registration link

This event is exclusively for ATDC’s Portfolio Companies and special guests. Seats will be limited, so preregistration is mandatory.  ATDC’s Accelerate, Signature and Graduate companies can click here to preregister.

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  • 2020-10-20 6:30 pm - 2020-10-20 10:00 pm

    Please join us for ATDC's Double Vision Event on Tuesday, October 20th starting at 6:30 pm.

    We are doubling the celebration as we honor the 2020 ATDC graduating companies and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the ATDC's founding via multiple activities including exhibitions, movies, and entertainment.

    And we are doubling the ways you can join the festivities: you can livestream the event or attend the drive-in experience at The Springs Cinema & Tap House.

    Here are the details:

    • 6:30 pm Drive-thru Check In Opens & Livestream Begins
    • 6:35 pm ATDC History & Graduate Exhibits Open & Virtual Exhibit Tour Begins
    • 6:40 pm ATDC House Band “The Entrepreneurs” Perform
    • 7:00 pm Kick off of the program and premiere of ATDC's movie
    • 7:30 pm Livestreaming ends and drive-in guests will enjoy the 80s hit movie Ghostbusters

    About Drive-In Tickets

    Our in-person venue has space for 100 cars, so tickets will be limited and are expected to sell out.

    • On September 11th, we will be inviting ATDC Portfolio members and special guests to purchase their early access ticket through a special email invitation.
    • On September 18th, we will release any remaining tickets for the general public.

    A car pass costs $99 dollars and includes up to two people. Tickets for additional passengers can be purchased as "add-ons" for $50 per person. A drive-in ticket includes:

    • Drive-by tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie
    • Screening of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters
    • Gift bag per person
    • Food and drink vouchers (valued at $30 per person)

    About Livestreaming Tickets

    Livestreaming is free. Attendees will receive the link to tune-in after registering. A livestreaming ticket includes:

    • Video tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie

     

    Register on Eventbrite by clicking here.