Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | January 27th 2015 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | January 27th 2015 Edition

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Week of Tuesday January 27th, 2015

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// Special Promotions //
+ Technology Association of Georgia 2015 Business Launch Competition: Deadline is 2/11
Partpic, Pin Drop Security, Rigor, SalesLoft and ScoutMob [formerly known as SkyBlox] are just some of the high-profile startups that were launched at the Business Launch Competition. Now in its 10th year, the 2015 Business Launch Competition is brought to you by TAG in collaboration with Venture Atlanta and the Atlanta Metro Chamber. Presented in a tournament format with Initial, Semi-final and Final Levels, it is the only startup launch competition in Georgia to feature a $50,000 cash prize and $350,000 in legal, marketing, accounting and other professional services for the 4 startups that make it to the final level.Learn More Here.
New Events Added From: Atlanta Braves, TechCrunch, Nex Labs, Think For Good, General Assembly, Opportunity Hub, Code For Atlanta, The Atlanta Tribune, MIT Enterprise Forum

Tuesday January 27th, 2015
+ Civic Hack Night
+ Code for Atlanta hack nights are all about getting stuff done. We start off by learning about civic projects attendees have brought and then divide ourselves into small groups to get to work.
+ Organized By Code For Atlanta
+ Atlanta Tech Village | 7pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Thursday January 29th, 2015
+ Technologists of Color App Showcase
+ Entrepreneurs and technologists are given the opportunity to present and/or demo their application, website, startup, etc. and receive constructive feedback from the audience.
+ Organized By Technologists of Color
+ ThoughtWorks – Colony Square | 6pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Thursday January 29th, 2015 (via Atlanta Startup Gossip)
+ MIT Enterprise Forum: Exit Strategies for Small Tech Companies
+ Small Tech Companies which have built good businesses typically have a number of options available to them when it comes to an exit. During this lunch and learn, you will hear from experts in the space who have either facilitated or been part of successful tech exits. 
+ Organized By MIT Enterprise Forum
+ AirWatch | 11:30am
+ Cost: ?
+ RSVP here
Friday January 30th, 2015
+ Creative Mornings with Eryn Eddy Erickson
+ Social entrepreneur and creative, Eryn Eddy Erickson is the founder of So Worth Loving– a lifestyle clothing brand. Since it’s start in 2011, Eddy has since grown So Worth Loving into a notable company that has sold to all 50 states, 18 countries, and continues to garner a growing presence of over 30,000 across social media channels. Eddy and her work have been featured in publications such as CNN headline news, MSNBC, Mashable, Jezebel Magazine and Mollie Makes Mag.
+ Organized By Creative Mornings
+ Atlanta Contemporary Art Center | 8:30am – 10am
+ Cost: ?
+ Register Here
Friday January 30th, 2015
+ People’s State of the Union Story Circle
+ It’s been a challenging year – what stories do YOU think need to be told? From January 23-30, 2015, communities will gather in “story circles” across the country to reflect on the current state of our union. Stories will be shared back online, inspiring the creation of a poetic People’s State of the Union Address! Join Women Engaged in partnership with National Domestic Worker’s Alliance – Atlanta.
+ Organized By Women Engaged
+ Georgia Hill Neighborhood Center | 11:30am
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 4th, 2015
+ 2015 State of the City Breakfast
+ Organized By The Coca-Cola Company
+ Georgia World Congress Center | 7am – 9am
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 4th, 2015
+ Burning Plan: Jump!
+ Burning Plan is an open-coat business plan review session. The presenter will show you a project, product or company and then will tell you what they DON’T KNOW! We ask the audience to help brainstorm with us and a few critics about how to fill in the gaps.  This month’s presenter is Jump! is one place for finding, approving, ordering, payments, and delivery of items used in on-location film production.
+ Organized By Nex Labs
+ General Assembly | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: $20
+ RSVP here
Thursday February 12th, 2015
+ Supplier Diversity Expo, Forum, Reception: New Venues, New Business, Big Opportunities
+ Learn how to secure business with new venue construction and hear new construction projects from diversity professionals at three of Atlanta’s major companies. 
+ Organized By the Atlanta Braves & Atlanta Tribune Magazine
+ 755 Club at Turner Fiel | 3pm – 7pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Friday February 20th, 2015
+ United Way Connecting For Community Change (C3) Conference
+ C3 – Connecting for Community Change – is the only immersive conference experience in Atlanta connecting a diverse group people who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed for positive, sustainable change. Join more than 500 agents of community change including nonprofits, corporations and philanthropists across our 13-county region for a day of collaboration and innovation!
+ Organized By United Way
+ Atlanta Marriot Marquis | 8:30am – 4pm
+ Cost: $35+
+ Register here
Saturday February 21st, 2015
+ CommunKnowledge
+ Join fellow Atlantans for the second installment of our learning circle with a series of conversations that will inspire and enlighten.
+ Organized By Think For Good
+ HandsOn Atlanta | 9am – 12pm
+ Cost: $10
+ Register here
Tuesday February 24th, 2015
+ TechCrunch Meetup & Pitch-off 2015
+ TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Atlanta! Join us for beer, good conversation, and a battle to the death to see which entrepreneurs can dazzle and excite the judges in under sixty seconds.
+ Organized By TechCrunch
+ Prive | 6pm
+ Cost: $10
+ Register here
Friday February 27th – Saturday February 28th, 2015
+ Goodie Hack: The Hackathon For Under-Served Communities
+ 24 hours. 10 non-profits. 10 teams. A whole bunch of fun.
+ Organized By Amplify 4 Good
+ Google’s Midtown Office | 7pm – 7pm
+ Cost: Free
+ Register here
Wednesday March 4th, 2015
+ Startup Riot 2015
+ 1 Day. 2 Keynotes. 30 Startups.
+ Organized By Grok Ventures
+ Terminal West | 7:30am – 7pm
+ Cost: Varies
+ Register here
Monday June 1st, 2015
+ 20th Annual George A. Lottier Scholarship golf Tournament
+ The George A. Lottier Golf Foundation (GALGF) was created to preserve the memory of George Lottier and his love for the game. Its mission is to provide support and training for future golfers and to assist qualified minority journalism students in enriching their education. To date the event has provided over $145,000 in internships and scholarships.
+ Organized By the Atlanta Tribune
+ Country Club of Roswell | 8am – 4:30pm
+ Cost: $50+
+ Register here
// Other Atlanta e-Newsletters You Should Sign Up For //
+ Atlanta Startup Gossip
+ Hypepotamus
+ General Assembly
+ Opportunity Hub
+ Technology Association of Georgia
// Great Spaces In Atlanta (Also Available To Host Events) //
+ Nex
+ Opportunity Hub
+ Center for Civic Innovation
General Assembly

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