Creating Momentum: 2022
CREATING MOMENTUM FOR DIVERSE
Founders
Investors
Community Builders

Venture Atlanta, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Goodie Nation, & Silicon Valley Bank join forces to push the Southeast's startup community forward.

WE’RE ON A MISSION TO SUPPORT THE DIVERSE TECH STARTUP COMMUNITY FROM DC TO TEXAS

Ahead of Venture Atlanta 2022, the best venture capital conference in the nation, Goodie Nation, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Venture Atlanta are bringing back Creating Momentum. Powered by Silicon Valley Bank, we’re expanding to focus on diverse investors and community builders in addition to diverse-led startups.

Creating Momentum features something for everyone. For diverse founders, we’re hosting a series of events in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, DC, and Miami. For diverse investors, we’re hosting a virtual panel on the state of the diverse investor community in the Southeast. And during the Venture Atlanta conference, we’re organizing Venture Crawl, a private guided tour of Atlanta’s tech startup community for investors and community builders.

It’s all about pushing the Southeast’s startup community forward. This is tech done right.

JULY 18TH – AUGUST 10TH, 2022

The Private Evening Event Series

To kick things off, we’re hosting five events in five different cities during the same week for awesome diverse founders, investors, and community builders in select cities across the Southeast. Join us for complimentary cocktails and light bites with a dose of relationship building with the Venture Atlanta and Silicon Valley Bank teams alongside our partners.

Atlanta: Monday July 18
Miami: Wednesday July 20
DC: Thursday August 4
Austin: Thursday August 4
Dallas: Wednesday August 10

TUESDAY AUGUST 2ND, 2022

State of the Diverse Investor Community in the Southeast | Virtual Session

We’re bringing investors together for a virtual panel discussing the diverse investor community in Atlanta, Florida, Texas, DC, and the Carolinas. Where are things currently in these respective markets? What does the current investor development journey look like from academic prep, including helping founders transition to investors, through the next fund development? This should be powerful. Speaker lineup announced soon.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 18, 2022

Venture Crawl: Tour of the Atlanta Startup Community | 9a – 5p

We’ll take investors and startup community builders in town for Venture Atlanta on a private guided tour of key physical locations in the Atlanta startup community. You’ll get to influential local people in the Atlanta startup and corporate community.

PARTNERS

ABOUT VENTURE ATLANTA

Venture Atlanta is the largest and most prestigious venture conference in the Southeast. In 2021, 50% of Venture Atlanta’s on-stage presenters were founders of color and/or women. If you’re looking to raise any time in the next 18 months, this is an incredible opportunity to gain exposure and get in front of top investors!

Here are the benefits if selected:

INVESTORS

You’ll get exposure to 350+ investors from 200+ funds from across the nation and an invitation to the Investor Dinner – the best networking event of the conference. 

RELATIONSHIPS

You’ll get year-round networking opportunities and invitations to exclusive alumni events (in-person and virtual). You’l also receive help and connections from Venture Atlanta sponsors and committee members.

EXPOSURE

You’ll receive two (2) complimentary tickets as well as a free press kit & going social media coverage.

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