Highlights from Startup Georgia’s launch event @ Startup Rally

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Startup Georgia launch @ Startup Rally

Startup Georgia, the official regional chapter of the Startup America Partnership, launched with a bang at #StartupRally on Feb 18, 2013. Here’s a look at what went down.Register your startup for free: http://startupgeorgia.org

Storified by Justin Ruckman· Tue, Feb 19 2013 13:40:54

We partnered with Hypepotamus to launch Startup Georgia, and the result was a day-long celebration of Georgia’s startups called Startup Rally.
Here’s @StartupGA and @Hypepotamus’ agenda for the #startuprally. You still have time to make it out. @… http://instagr.am/p/V4wYyWOm9f/CHOZEN AWARDS
Georgia joins Startup America Partnership – SouthernAlphaChalk up another one for Startup America . Today, at Startup Rally in Atlanta, which will feature more than 100 exhibiting companies, Startup Georgia will officially launch. Wasting no time in gathering momentum more than 350 entrepreneurs have already joined the statewide organization.
It was packed! We think there were about 800 people in attendance all said and done, and it was definitely shoulder-to-shoulder pretty much all day in the Biltmore Hotel’s beautiful ballroom.
The @StartupGA launch is about to begin #startuprally #startups @ Biltmore Ballrooms http://instagr.am/p/V43SM_p8z3/Justin Ruckman
Content from 2013-02-18 Startup Rally at Biltmore Atlantawww.hypepotamus.com/startup-rally/ "Startup Rally is one part startup exposition, one part summer internship fair, and one part launch of Startup Georgia – a startup-led, statewide initiative to raise the profile of Georgia startups as part of the national network Startup America Partnership." www.novareevents.com/the-biltmore-ballrooms
An internship fair and startup expo organized by Hypopotamus packed the floor with exhibitors and a crowd eager to meet and learn more about Georgia’s startup community.
#StartupRally If you missed this, you missed out.LadyChevi
Following this was a string of speakers, including Startup America Partnership CEO (and former Priceline CTO) Scott Case.
Atlanta Startup Founders Tell Their Stories On "Why Atlanta"Can startups be built anywhere in the United States? That’s a question the Wall Street Journal Accelerator’s blog and the Huffington Post have recently asked. Between those two widely read publications and last weeks everywhereelse.co The Startup Conference, the answer is a resounding "Yes".
.@tscottcase in the house @startupga @startupamerica #startuprallyinstagram.com
RT @startuptechguy: Rob from @badgy gives #ee2013 a huge shot out at @startuprally #startuprally http://pic.twitter.com/Lf4up35fSwotBoffin
RT @pauljudge: RT @dingzj1 Paul Judge speaks at Startup Rally 2013 #StartupRally @petermannmc @pauljudge @ramblinpeck http://pic.twitter.com/ncXO2NCbAshish N Thakur
Thanks to Learn It Live for streaming the entire day online!
Thanks @StartUpGA for providing live streaming for those of us that could not attend. Great event. #startuprallyVanessa Parker
It didn’t take long for the buzz to kick into high gear.
#StartupRally trending in #ATL! Thanks @StartupGA @hypepotamus @hhyneman @kevinbwallace @scottyhendo @Mr_Dupri + All http://pic.twitter.com/dPO2FVf8twitter.com
Hey @11alivenews is here! http://ow.ly/i/1xOjl #StartupRallyStartup Georgia
Celebs offer advice for aspiring entrepreneurs | 11alive.comATLANTA — About a thousand people dreaming of creating the next high-tech giant gathered tonight at a conference of ideas and advice. At the Startup Expo at the Biltmore Ballroom in Midtown, people networked and promoted their business ideas that ranged from smartphone apps such as that helps you shop and understand brands to apps like Body Boss Fitness that assist you in managing your workouts.
The evening was capped by a friendly and informative conversation w/ hip-hop legend and entrepreneur Jermaine Dupri about starting and growing a business in Atlanta.
people say they never saw this coming, @stephenfleming interviewing me at #startuprally Atlanta,… http://instagr.am/p/V57MenzOon/Jermaine Dupri
The view from the Biltmore stage at #startuprally. Thanks @Mr_Dupri and @hypepotamus ! http://pic.twitter.com/4BhgdUEqStephen Fleming
Thanks to all our partners and volunteers who made this a kickass event!
RT @ChrisCChan: Late night @hypepotamus @scottyhendo @kevinbwallace @GoHackYourself @RandyJMitchell @atldaveed @mcolejones http://pic.twitter.com/0QS2RIbhRandy J. Mitchell

2 Comments

  1. Rallyin is grateful and fortunate to be a part of this great event! Definitely Kudos to the staff who made it happen. It was seemless from registration to showcasing our exhibit then worthwhile networking to boot! Kudos!

  2. I’m so proud of everyone that made Startup Georgia a success. Due to unforseen circumstances I have been unable to participate, but hope to join you soon. Congratulations….

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