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Crash Course in AI: Startup Use Cases

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January 2021 Newsletter

Happy New Year to your friends, family, and colleagues. Together, we look forward to a happier, healthier, and prosperous 2021. Given the pandemic of 2020, our CEOs spent the past year virtually seeing family members, hiring employees, acquiring customers, and raising money. However, going digital didn’t stop them from achieving success!   Hosting 26 virtual programs since […]

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Crash Course in AI: Startup Use Cases

Bringing OUTside capital, investor and CEO perspectives INto Atlanta! In early November, Atlanta CEO Council hosted 3 powerful thought leaders in AI and Machine Learning: David Bach, MD Founder and President of Optios, Rob Toews, VC at Highland Capital Partners ; and Michael Rosenberg, CEO of Medicom Technologies Inc. With Rob running a $4B fund, David closing a bridge round, and Michael preparing to launch their […]

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Fundraising and Scaling Through the Pandemic

Earlier in October, Atlanta CEO Council hosted 2 amazing founder CEOs: Allison Robinson at The Mom Project in Chicago & Shaan Hathiramani 👋🏽 at Flockjay in San Francisco. A few of the conversation highlights included: 🌟Close to $50mm 💵 collectively raised during the pandemic 🌟Prioritizing VCs and your dream 💭 cap table 🌟Importance of the Atlanta entrepreneurial ecosystem 🙌🏿 Many thanks 🙏🏿 to ACEO Founding […]

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Connectivity in the Age of COVID-19

How did the pandemic accelerate an Atlanta company’s sale to Uber? How did Waffle House, Inc. and Jimmy Kimmel help an Atlanta company scale? CEOs from Routematch, Roadie and ParkMobile, LLC talk about startup origins, social justice, acquisitions and much much more in this fun, experienced filled article. Thanks Pepper Harward, Marc Gorlin and Jon Ziglar. And SUPER thanks to Heather Hughes for her amazing contributions to a brilliant […]

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July 2020 Newsletter

  We’re writing to check in on how you’re doing. The situation around the world with regards to COVID 19 continues to evolve. CEOs are navigating their personal and professional lives through a variety of offline and online resources. Friends and family are stepping up to help arrange celebrations like virtual baby showers, weddings and […]

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Guided Meditation: Bringing Peace & Wellbeing into the Lives of CEOs

“In stressful times, how can CEOs bring peace and wellbeing into life?” Our Atlanta CEO Council virtual gathering focused on meditation. Abhishek Duggal, a rising spiritual leader with one of the top 100 fastest growing meditation YouTube channels led CEOs in a guided meditation and a discussion about self awareness, explaining its importance in restoring […]

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Pivot or Perish: Will Entrepreneurs Rise or Fall?

The Atlanta CEO Council’s (ACEO) mission is to connect CEOs to capital, customers, talent, and each other.  On Mondays, at the time we normally hold our dinners, CEOs gathered to hear Shila, Founder & General Partner at Zane Venture Fund and Vik Partner at Cypress Growth Capital, LLC, lead a discussion on the state of early stage companies […]

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Scaling Your Technology Team: The CTO’s Role

During the pandemic, ATLCTO brought together two Atlanta, heavyweight Chief Technology Officers (CTO) in a mentoring session about scaling within the role of a CTO. Eric Muntz leads a team of 1000 engineers and employees. Eric recently celebrated his 10th anniversary at Mailchimp (CONGRATS ERIC!). Before NCR Corporation, Tim Vanderham led a team of several hundred engineers and now leads close to 4000 […]

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