Atlanta's Premier Startup Competition

With 300+ startups and 2 days of competition, Atlanta Startup Battle is a unique opportunity for startup growth and investment. Throughout the competition, the top participants develop their ideas with seasoned mentors and present to active VC investors from Atlanta and Silicon Valley, all in an effort to help Atlanta identify and support the next generation of outstanding tech companies.

Event Schedule

The Atlanta Startup Battle gives meaningful experiences to its finalists. The top ten applicants receive a full day of hands-on mentorship from experts in UX, go-to-market strategy, brand refinement, and engineering. They get to pitch to real VC investors with $1B worth of portfolio investments and $200M of early-stage investment capital, and make long-lasting networking breakthroughs.

Saturday, April 28

*Private to Finalists & Sponsors*

The top 10 applicants go through a full day of mentor-led programming and education modules to refine and develop their products and business, culminating in pitches to judges to decide the Top 5 for the Main Event.

Tuesday, May 8


The top 5 teams pitch onstage in front of a crowd of 500 investors, engineers, and startups to win a $100,000 investment! (Limited seating available for qualified attendees)

Afterparty for Finalists

We announce the winner on the roof amidst the midtown skyline, and celebrate one of Atlanta’s future technology leaders with drinks and music.

Investor Judges

David Cummings 
 Eliot Durbin 
 Blake Patton 
 Esteban Reyes 
 Alice Vilma 

Atlanta Ventures

Boldstart Ventures

Tech Square Ventures

Las Olas VC

Morgan Stanley

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Past Winners

Augmented Reality solution for warehouse order picking.

Intelligent data platform for real-time exploratory analytics and automation.

Automated intelligence for detecting and preventing healthcare fraud and abuse.

TechSquare Labs

The battleground is TechSquare Labs, a 15k square foot investment fund and innovation hub at the epicenter of Technology Square, Atlanta’s fast-growing startup arena.

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Thanks to our Sponsors

Our sponsors are key players in the development of the future of Atlanta’s technology ecosystem, and make this event possible.