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Invest Atlanta to Launch Start Up Atlanta
Posted Date: 8/10/2012 3:00 PM
Mayor Kasim Reed press release header

Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sajacobs@atlantaga.gov 
Reese McCranie, Deputy Director
404-330-6006, office
404-886-2334, cell
rmccranie@atlantaga.gov 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/10/12

Media Advisory

Invest Atlanta to Launch Start Up Atlanta
Program Brings Together Atlanta’s Start Up Community to Increase Entrepreneurship

 WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Brian McGowan, President and CEO, Invest Atlanta
G.P. "Bud" Peterson, President, Georgia Institute of Technology

 WHAT: Invest Atlanta, the City of Atlanta’s economic development agency, is launching Start Up Atlanta, a new program to help the local startup community engage, interact and create new businesses and jobs.

The program includes a web-based platform that visually maps out valuable resources such as incubators, accelerators, service providers and connections to create and support a network for entrepreneurs to succeed in launching a startup or building a business in Atlanta.
 WHEN:

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
11:30 a.m.

 WHERE:

Technology Square Research Building
85 5th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308


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