Atlanta, GA, September 20, 2018 –(PR.com)– Vertaeon, an innovative supply chain and energy analytics provider that helps organizations improve visibility into their supply chains to generate cost-saving and risk-reducing insights, announced today it has been chosen as one of 34 Venture Atlanta Startup Showcase “companies to watch,” a group comprised of the most exciting early stage businesses that are bringing big ideas to the next decade.
As a Venture Atlanta Startup Showcase Company, Vertaeon will be spotlighted during a special networking event on October 16 where it will provide a “sneak peek” of its products and business plan and be given the opportunity to connect with investors, entrepreneurs and other technology leaders.
The 11th annual Venture Atlanta is the Southeast’s premier event for connecting technology innovation and investment capital and will take place October 16-17 in the heart of downtown Atlanta. With representation from over 140 funds and a roster of exciting speakers – including presentations from 33 of the region’s top rising star technology companies and keynotes from former NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson and Dave DeWalt, former CEO of FireEye, McAfee and Documentum – this year’s, anticipated to be sold-out, event is on track to be the largest and best yet.
“We are beyond honored to be recognized by Venture Atlanta along with these other innovative, forward-thinking companies,” said Rekha Menon-Varma, CEO of Vertaeon. “It is a testament to our comprehensive approach to assessing internal and supply chain eco system performance via supplier, energy and business risk analytics. We are excited to take the stage and showcase our analytics platform and data-driven approach that provides companies unprecedented visibility into their supply chains. This can identify lurking uncertainties leading to supply disruptions and uncover potential cost-savings.”
Vertaeon helps organizations with large or complex supply chains improve their supply chain performance by assessing supplier impact, ESG (environmental, social and governance) risks and enterprise risks at the category, region and company levels. Vertaeon’s supply chain solution aggregates data from multiple supplier and market sources, and applies advanced analytics including predictive modeling to generate cost-saving and risk-reducing insights.
Vertaeon also offers an energy analytics solution that leverages granular information from data historians to provide energy purchase and use analytics for efficiency improvements. Vertaeon’s solutions tackle the complexities in supply chain, responsible sourcing and energy consumption via intuitive dashboards and an easy-to-use platform which is customizable, modular and scalable.
“For eleven years, Venture Atlanta has been connecting the Southeast’s best and brightest innovators with top-tier investors and other leaders in our technology ecosystem – helping to launch over 400 companies and secure over $2.6 billion in funding,” said Allyson Eman, executive director of Venture Atlanta. “This year, we’re thrilled to be showcasing the strongest and largest group yet of early and venture-stage companies as well as exciting startups still in the beginning stages. These companies reflect the incredible pool of talented people and continued opportunities for growth and innovation within our technology community.”
During the two-day event, over 900 expected participants and attendees will engage with regional as well as national venture capitalists, investors and other key players in the current technology landscape. The conference results in funding, national investor exposure, invaluable relationship building and mentoring by successful technology executives. Atlanta’s technology innovation hub, Tech Square Labs, will return as the event’s premier sponsor. Techstars will help kick off the conference on October 15 with Techstars Atlanta 2018 Demo Day in partnership with Cox Enterprises.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s premier venture conference, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country’s top-tier investors. Now in its 11th year as the region’s largest investor showcase with over 900 attendees, Venture Atlanta connects the best and brightest entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit 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, click here.
Vertaeon is an Atlanta-based supply chain and energy analytics solution provider that offers an innovative and scalable software platform to help organizations mitigate supply chain risks, minimize ESG impacts and improve energy efficiency. Vertaeon’s analytics platform and approach leverage wide-ranging, disparate and large-volumes of data, tailoring insights to meet the specific business needs of clients. Our unique ability to customize, allows us to deliver relevant insights that are directly actionable and yield measurable improvements.