Stage is Set for Day of Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Impact-Makers
ATLANTA – October 26, 2023 – AngelCon ATL, a collaboration between TiE Atlanta and Venture Atlanta, today announced the selection of three early-stage firms to participate in the half-day event’s signature Angel Edition Mini-Fund pitch sessions at The Hatchery at Emory University on November 1, 2023.
The Mini-Fund is led by TiE Atlanta Angels and includes investments from more than 50 accredited investors. The organizations selected to participate in the sessions stood out at the Venture Atlanta conference in September and will have 10 minutes to present to the panel of judges.
Scheduled to present are entertainment-booking platform, EVA, from Nashville, Tenn.; digital employee experience platform, MeBeBot, from Austin, Texas; and sports fan engagement platform, The Player’s Lounge, from Atlanta, Ga.
The event concludes with the fifth annual Siggie Awards. The Siggies recognize Atlanta angel investors who have had an impact on the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Nominees in four different categories: Investor’s Choice, Founder’s Favorite, Horizon Award, and Conscious Capital Award. The Siggie Awards are named after respected Atlanta investor, Sig Mosley, who is recognized as a prolific Southeast investor with projects that include 145 startups.
Emory University’s Goizueta Business School is the host and university sponsor for AngelCon ATL. Goizueta Business School has provided student apprentices to support and grow the relationship among the school and TiE Atlanta Angels by offering due diligence and investment analysis support in the selection process of these exciting startups.
The pitch sessions are scheduled from 2:00-5:15pm. The Siggie Award ceremony is scheduled for 6:00-7:30pm, with a keynote address from Tom Noonan, General Partner at TechOperators, and former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Internet Security Systems, Inc.