Shaping the Future

Anne Wintroub is a Director of Social Innovation at AT&T

As part of AT&T’s Aspire initiative – which accelerates the learning revolution and connects it with the young people who need it most – we’ve invested more than $350 million to help ensure all students have access to the skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. We know that in order to truly accomplish this mission, we must look to those “on the ground: ”the teachers and inventors who are creating solutions for our students using the power of technology.

Techstars Atlanta Accepting Applications for 2017 Class

Startup accelerator program to take place from July – Oct.
Press Release

February 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Techstars Atlanta, presented in partnership with Cox Enterprises, is accepting applications for its 2017 class through April 9. Techstars is an internationally recognized accelerator program that boosts entrepreneurs' early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding. Historically, Techstars companies go on to average more than $2 million raised in outside capital after the program.

Mayor Kasim Reed, 10 corporations, Georgia Tech launch Engage, an accelerator program and venture fund

Atlanta-based Engage will invest in and promote high-tech startups across Georgia and the Southeast
Press Release

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the CEOs of 10 of Atlanta’s leading corporations today jointly announced the launch of Engage, a mentorship-driven accelerator program and venture fund.

The Atlanta-based Engage accelerator is open to startups across the country, with a focus placed on mentoring and market access strategies. Applications will be available in early 2017, with programming scheduled to begin in the spring. Up to 48 startups could go through the program in the first three years.

Barclays Accelerator Taking Flight: Cutover One Year On


Cutover helps banks choreograph their most intricate moves. One year after graduating from the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars,* founder Ky Nichol explains how Barclays has helped the fintech start-up leap onto a bigger stage. 

Ballet and banking might seem strange bedfellows, but for fintech start-up Cutover, the analogy makes perfect sense.

Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know Splitty


Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises, selected 10 companies to participate in the program's 2016 class. Applications for the 10 coveted spots came from around the globe, including 69 countries and six continents.

Splitty is one of the 10 participants. Choose travel destination and dates, and Splitty's "split and match" technology combines different reservation types to find the cheapest hotel stays for the dates provided.

Get to know the Splitty team.

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Techstars Atlanta Received Applications from Around the Globe


As part of its commitment to drive innovation and entrepreneurship, Cox Enterprises is launching Techstars Atlanta, an accelerator program for technology startups. Techstars is a global entrepreneur ecosystem that boosts entrepreneurs' early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding.

Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta will annually select a group of startups to participate in a 90-day program to help them accelerate their businesses.

How 5 Atlanta-based Companies are Leveraging Local Startups to Foster Innovation

By Kathleen Atanasoff

Five Atlanta-based companies are shrinking the gap between startup entrepreneurs and established businesses.

Coca-Cola, Capgemini, Cox Enterprises, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) and The Weather Company combined forces to create The Bridge: Atlanta, a startup commercialization program focused on mentoring up-and-coming technology entrepreneurs that can help solve challenges one or more of the sponsoring companies may face.

Techstars Atlanta Names Entrepreneur Michael Cohn as Managing Director

Cohn known for successfully scaling Cloud Sherpas from basement concept to global technology powerhouse
Press Release

ATLANTA, March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ Techstars Atlanta announced Michael Cohn as the program’s managing director. The startup accelerator program is entering its inaugural year in Atlanta and is presented in partnership between Techstars and Cox Enterprises.

National #EntrepreneurWeek: Techstars Atlanta Empowering Entrepreneurs to Build Great Businesses

Accelerator program to broaden Atlanta’s vibrant startup community

It's National Entrepreneur Week! Cox Enterprises recently partnered with Techstars to broaden Atlanta’s vibrant startup community and empower entrepreneurs to build great businesses. Techstars Atlanta - an accelerator program for technology startups - will select, recruit and accelerate the most innovative startups focused on technologies driving positive change in an interconnected world.  


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