ATLANTA, GA (February 11, 2015) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), with Metro Atlanta Chamber and Venture Atlanta, announced that today at 5:00pm is the deadline to submit applications for the 10th Annual TAG Business Launch Competition. The annual competition aims to support the creation and growth of new companies that will strengthen and expand Georgia’s strategic high-tech clusters.
The contest winner and finalists will receive over $400,000 in cash and services. Additionally, the winner of TAG Business Launch will receive a coveted spot on stage at the 2015 Venture Atlanta conference. Last year, over 100 companies applied to compete in this prestigious competition and 18 were showcased on stage at program events.
Applications are being accepted online at http://www.tagonline.org/events/businesslaunch for the 10th annual competition. All applicants will be invited to the Investor and Judge Meet and Greet Event on February 17th.
For more information, visit www.tagonline.org, or contact Amanda Hendley or Lowell Pratt at 404.817.3333.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 26,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.
For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org
About the Metro Atlanta Chamber
Everything we do at the Metro Atlanta Chamber is about building our economy and creating prosperity to help metro Atlanta thrive. We focus on helping small businesses and mid-size companies grow, helping entrepreneurs get started, and recruiting companies nationally and internationally in our key industries: bioscience, clean technology, health IT, mobility, supply chain and advanced manufacturing, and technology. In public policy, we tackle critical issues to support infrastructure and quality of life. For members, we offer 200+ events and activities each year. In sports, MAC’s Atlanta Sports Council has helped drive almost $2 billion in economic impact through sporting events over the last 10 years. Visit our website at www.metroatlantachamber.com
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, Georgia’s technology innovation resource, unites the state’s best technology innovators with the country’s top-tier investors. Presenting 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 founded by three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org.