About the Battle

Atlanta Startup Battle is the freshest and most unique pitch competition in Atlanta. With 100+ ideas and 2 days of competition, the top participants develop their ideas with seasoned mentors and present to investor judges, real VCs from Atlanta and Silicon Valley, all in an effort to help Atlanta build, scale, and fund the next generation of outstanding tech companies.

More than a competition. More than $100k.

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.

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. If you have what it takes to be in the top 10, you can call TechSquare Labs home for the next year as you build your company.


Application Period – July 7-August 18, 201
Application Period Closed – Attend to See the Winning Teams Compete!

Battle Schedule

Round 1

9/23 8am-6pm

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.

The Main Event

9/28 6pm-9pm (after hours party 9-10pm)

The top 5 applicants battle it out live on stage to win a $100,000 investment into their idea! *(Limited seating available for qualified attendees).

Battle Location

TechSquare Labs

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