Atlanta's Premier Startup Competition


With 500+ 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, Oct 5


8:00am-6:00pm
MENTOR DAY
*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.

Thursday, Oct 17


6:00pm-9:00pm
THE MAIN EVENT

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)

9:00pm-10:00pm
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.

Past Investor Judges

Kobie Fuller
Bryan Janeczko
David Payne
Karen C. Houghton
Thiago Olson

Upfront Ventures

Loeb.nyc

Techstars

Atlanta Ventures

Engage Ventures

Past Investor Judges

Michelle Jarrad
Mark Buffington
Kirby Harris
Michael Neril
Sig Mosley
Alex Estevez
Andrew Dorman
Jen Bonnett
Ryan Gembala
Alan Taetle
Dave Gould
David Hall
Garrad Gardiner
Katie Schwarts
Sean Banks
Tom Noonan
Alica Vilma
Blake Patton
David Cummings
Eliot Durbin
Esteban Reyes
Arul Murugan
Jamie Hamilton
Minsoo Chi
Jane Karwoski McCracken

Past Investor Judges

Michelle Jarrad
Mark Buffington
Kirby Harris
Michael Neril
Sig Mosley
Alex Estevez
Alan Taetle
Dave Gould
David Hall
Garrad Gardiner
Katie Schwarts
Sean Banks
Tom Noonan
Alica Vilma
Blake Patton
David Cummings
Eliot Durbin
Esteban Reyes
Andrew Dorman
Arul Murugan
Jamie Hamilton
Minsoo Chi
Jane Karwoski McCracken
Jen Bonnett
Ryan Gembala

Past Investor Judges

Kobie Fuller Upfront Ventures

Bryan Janeczko – Loeb.nyc

David Payne – Techstars

Karen C. Houghton Atlanta Ventures

 

Thiago Olson – Engage Ventures

Limited to

500

Attendees

Don't miss your chance to join

Past Winners


OSS Police

Augmented Reality solution for warehouse order picking.

Oculogx
Augmented Reality solution for warehouse order picking.

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

Fraudscope
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.