Our Sponsors

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Eversheds Sutherland is a national law firm known for solving challenging business problems and resolving unique legal issues for a wide range of clients – from emerging companies to Fortune 500 corporations. With more that 400 attorneys and offices in Atlanta, Austin, New York, Tallahassee and Washington, D.C., our lawyers practice in a number of areas including corporate/securities, energy, and commodities, intellectual property and technology, litigation, real estate and tax.

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Acuity is fixed-price virtual bookkeeping designed specifically for entrepreneurs by CFOs. We build and maintain transactional accounting functions for companies using the latest accounting technologies and financial best practices – all supported by our team of accounting experts.

Alston & Bird is a major U.S. law firm with an extensive national and international practice and 700 attorneys in 5 major markets. In business since 1893, we provide litigation, tax, intellectual property and technology, and transactional legal services that are among the most skilled in the country, supported by an administrative staff that is second to none. With 89 lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® and a demonstrated commitment to focusing on our clients’ long-term goals, Alston & Bird is a national leader in attorney skills and client service.

Arketi Group a public relations (PR) and digital marketing firm that helps business-to-business (B2B) technologyorganizations accelerate growth through intelligent strategy, public relations, messaging, branding, demand generation and website development. Consistently recognized by BtoB magazine as one of the nation’s “Top BtoB Agencies,” Arketi helps its clients use marketing to generate revenue.

 

Baker Donelson: Expand your expectations. Our clients know it’s not just the wide range of legal services we provide, but how we deliver them that matters most. Because we understand each client’s business, we are able to anticipate needs and help make smart decisions based on specific goals and objectives. Our goal is to be a valued business partner to our clients, building confidence, earning respect and helping them succeed.

cbreCBRE has been a leader in commercial real estate in Atlanta, Georgia, for more than 40 years, providing a full range of services to meet a broad range of client needs from site selection and lease negotiation to building management and valuation. A culture of collaboration empowers our people, and our clients, with the information they need to anticipate market opportunities, seize the competitive advantage and execute the best possible real estate strategies.
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Cherry Bekaert Currently ranked among the top 30 accounting firms in the nation, Cherry Bekaert is an innovative certified public accounting and consulting firm uniquely positioned to impart quality, cost effective and practical advice to a diverse group of clientele from the Technology and Life Sciences niches that include Software as a Service, Telecommunications/Wireless, Financial Services Information Technology, Clean/Green Technology, Healthcare Information Technology and Medical Device. Cherry Bekaert has the proprietary industry and specialty knowledge to design and deliver highly tailored solutions through a full range of services including: Audit & Accounting, Tax Compliance, Multi-State and International Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory, Internal Audit, Employee Benefit Plan Audit and SEC Reporting.

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J.P. Morgan Securities leverages one of the most comprehensive product platforms in the industry, as well as the financial strength of JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the world’s oldest, largest and best known financial institutions. Our Investment Professionals offer clients a broad suite of transactional, wealth management and investment advisory services. They provide highly personalized service and access to world-class products and services offered through the global financial resources of J.P. Morgan.

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Miller & Martin PLLC has helped businesses and individuals achieve their goals practically and efficiently since 1867. Today, we are a leading Southeastern law firm with more than 170 attorneys in three cities. Our clients range from individuals to multi-national corporations. To meet the needs of this diverse client base, our attorneys dedicate themselves to understanding the unique issues facing each client. As a full-service firm with many specialized practice groups, we can address virtually any legal challenge.

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Silicon Valley Bank is the premier commercial bank for companies in the technology, life science, venture capital and premium wine industries. SVB provides a comprehensive suite of financing solutions, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide. Through its focus on specialized markets and extensive knowledge of the people and business issues driving them, Silicon Valley Bank provides a level of service and partnership that measurably impacts its clients’ success. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company serves clients around the world through 27 U.S. offices and international operations in China, India, Israel and the United Kingdom. Silicon Valley Bank is a member of global financial services firm SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVBNews), with SVB Analytics, SVB Capital, SVB Global and SVB Private Client Services. More information on the company can be found atwww.svb.com.

Velossent specializes in the placement of top performing technologists, engineers, technology sales professionals, and rock star recruiters both nationally and internationally. We’ve earned a great reputation by helping our clients with the right hires and providing valuable market insights. Our team of experienced recruiters and business leaders offer a “balanced perspective” combined with an unyielding commitment to our clients and candidates. We kinda see ourselves as the Chuck Norris of the recruiting world. We know that growing our business is not about us; it’s about helping you grow your business and your careers. We love what we do because we’re helping people and companies. How we do and what we do is not an original idea. We focus on what is important- people and concentrating on delivering really good results. We don’t take ourselves too seriously and have fun along the way!