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Velocity Accelerator Startup Mixer & Pitch Event
Crowdfunders, We are very excited to announce our 3rd Cohort of graduates from the Velocity Startup Accelerator. *Free Food, Drinks, and Door Prizes on a first come first serve basis.* Come network, learn, and view some of the Southeast's top startups as they pitch on Thursday September 20, 2018 at WeWork Towerplace (Buckhead). There will be three diversified startups graduating from our 3rd Cohort class. Those Startups Include: *Fundyo: An alternative funding platform for Small Businesses and Startups. *The Tax Guide: A subscription-based Accounting/Tax/Bookkeeping Platform. *Ambitious Tees: A business in box startup that helps creative entrepreneurs start a clothing brand with $300. These startups have been selected to provide services to thousands of entrepreneurs nationwide through the Small Business Day Initiative. To find out more about Small Business Day please visit: www.smallbusinessday.com This event is free to the public, but seating is limited. Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/velocity-accelerator-pitch-event-tickets-49308403763 Doors open at 6:00 for Food. Event starts at 6:30. 1st Pitch at 6:45 pm.

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3340 Peachtree Rd · Atlanta, GA

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Who's Part Of This Meetup:

This Meetup group is for Atlanta-area entrepreneurs, doers, learners, and folks who are inspired to create. Our members are willing to learn and are encouraged to share their insights with our community. If you have already run a campaign -- successful or not -- we would love to have you in our group so we can all benefit from the the insights you've gained from your experience.

This Meetup is designed for two main groups of people: (1) For all those who are preparing for a crowdfunding campaign and would like to have their project reviewed and critiqued prior to launch, and (2) For all those who are in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign and need direction on how to best succeed with the time they have left.

What We Are About:

We strive to foster a collaborative learning environment where participants actively share insights, advice, and ways to help each other succeed with their crowdfunding ventures. We seek to create a support system for all of Atlanta’s entrepreneurs, artists, and technologists. This is not a group with an inside agenda operating behind closed-doors meetings where politics dictate who is in and who is out. Rather, we're all about being inclusive, believing that we all have something to offer and to learn from one another.

Our Methodology:

The majority of our organizer's knowledge base is is built around the principles of Lean Crowdfunding, specifically the ideas of customer development (http://market-by-numbers.com/customer-development/) and validated learning (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Validated_learning). He has also combined this with extensive research on best practices in crowdfunding and social entrepreneurship. This method is intended to help minimize incorrect market assumptions before launching a campaign.

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