Venture Atlanta Selects 2012 Presenting Companies

Largest investor event in Georgia showcases the state’s technological innovation and entrepreneurial strengths

ATLANTA--()--Venture Atlanta, Georgia’s premiere event connecting technology innovation and investment capital, revealed today its lineup of presenting companies for its annual two-day conference to be held October 17-18, 2012, at the Georgia Aquarium. Now entering its 12th year, Venture Atlanta and its earlier iterations have assisted in helping companies raise close to $1 Billion.

Presenters at this year’s event represent diverse technologies with many of the selected companies coming from Georgia’s top-performing business sectors, including information security, financial technology, communication services, health IT, logistics and mobility. The 40 early- to late-stage companies chosen by Venture Atlanta are:

  • Acculynk
  • AirSage Inc.
  • Apparity Inc.
  • Aptidata
  • Badgy
  • Bridgevine
  • Cirracore
  • Clearleap Inc.
  • Clinigence
  • CollectorDASH
  • Delta Data Software
  • eCommHub, Inc.
  • Emcien Corporation
  • Endgame Systems, Inc.
  • Half Off Depot
  • HireIQ Solutions, Inc.
  • Kahua, Inc.
  • LiquidText, Inc.
  • LSN Mobile
  • Lucena Research
  • Lumense, Inc.
  • Meeting Consultants, Inc.
  • MessageGears
  • Mobilewalla
  • Monocle Health Data
  • Mowgli Games
  • Open Solutions for Education
  • Pindrop Security
  •, Inc.
  • Pretty in my Pocket
  • QGenda
  • Rigor
  • SafelyLocked, LLC
  • SalesLoft
  • ScholarLab
  • springbot
  • SwiftPayMD
  • synkup
  • Sytheros Communications
  • ThundrLizard

“We’re thoroughly impressed with the caliber of companies that applied for Venture Atlanta this year, and I’m confident that those chosen represent some of the top technology start-ups our state has to offer,” said Tino Mantella, president and CEO of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and a member of Venture Atlanta’s board of directors. “Georgia has become a hotbed of entrepreneurial activity and, in fact, Atlanta is second in the nation for the number of early-stage companies that launch every month. The level of activity taking place here every day puts this city among the nation’s leading hubs for technology innovation.”

Presenting companies and attendees will have opportunities to network with regional and national venture capitalists and investors, as well as Georgia technology entrepreneurs and senior business executives. Other activities during the event include a Venture Atlanta alumni panel and dynamic keynote presentations by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and chairman and CEO of Revolution; Phil Wickham, CEO and president of the Kauffman Fellows Program; and Jonathan Bush, co-founder of athenahealth.

“I highly recommend Venture Atlanta for any startup,” said Margaret Martin, CEO of Merlin Mobility, Inc., a past presenting company. “The opportunity to meet not only investors, but advisors and future customers, is unparalleled. Venture Atlanta offers a rare opportunity for national exposure, while accommodating the startup budget.”

Register today for Georgia’s most innovative entrepreneurial event. For more information, please visit

About Venture Atlanta

Venture Atlanta, Georgia’s technology innovation event, is where the state’s best technology innovators meet the country’s top-tier investors. As the state’s largest investor showcase, Venture Atlanta connects local entrepreneurs with venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual non-profit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit


Venture Atlanta
Allyson Eman, Executive Director, 770-298-4202

Release Summary

We are pleased to announce our 40 presenting companies for this year's conference. Technology companies from info security, financial technology, mobility, health it, communicatino services, etc.


Venture Atlanta
Allyson Eman, Executive Director, 770-298-4202