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Man I love Atlanta

Jeff Hilimire

But this post is about Atlanta. I love many cities, with London and Chicago being at the top, but Atlanta is the place for me. Random

48in48 Atlanta 2016 in photos

Jeff Hilimire

million in services for Atlanta’s nonprofits!!! Just, wow. We did it again! We built 48 nonprofit websites in 48 hours! Random

Why Atlanta is the Best City to Base Your Company

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The business-boosting aspects of Atlanta, Georgia could make it the best city for any company to call home

Introducing Atlanta Stacks!

Jeff Hilimire

Wow, better you than me ;) So what is Atlanta Stacks and why did you create it? So I thought, sure, let’s do that at the same time!

Rediscovering Atlanta

Jeff Hilimire

I’ve lived in Atlanta since I was about five years old. Even how the name of Atlanta came to be. Personal leadership atlanta

3 (Extremely Common) Mistakes That Helped the Atlanta Falcons Lose the Super Bowl

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Are you making these errors in your own business

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Great interview with one of my favorite Atlanta leaders, Steve Koonin

Jeff Hilimire

Pay particular attention to what Steve feels is his super power, and why he’s as big a believer in Atlanta as both Tavani and me. Random

How to Stage a Comeback: An Exclusive Interview With the CMO of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A controversy in the summer of 2014 left the team scrambling. What happened next was a great lesson on turnaround marketing

Putting an end to the Atlanta Tech Village debate with Tavani

Jeff Hilimire

A little while back, my friend Michael Tavani let loose on the Atlanta Tech Village in a Creative Loafing piece. Atlanta Start-ups

Instacart is in Atlanta!

Jeff Hilimire

Instacart is in Atlanta and I’m already their biggest fan. Yes, yes, we all know that Webvan is known to be the “largest dot-com bust in history” However, I’ve always thought the idea was needed if someone could just pull it off. Ahead of its time, like most great things. And now, perhaps, the future is here.

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Empirical Support for the Boulder Thesis

Feld Thoughts

I gave a 30 minute interview on this and other topics at the Atlanta Tech Village yesterday – nice summary from David Cummings. Collins.

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The Atlanta Tech Village, NPR and Serendipity

Jeff Hilimire

This morning I was lucky enough to be interviewed on NPR talking about Dragon Army, the Atlanta Tech Village and Atlanta’s technology scene. And that this kind of thing is just what Atlanta needs. Atlanta Entrepreneurship Start-ups Why was I able to get this press? Easy, because I work at the Village.

The community effect at the Atlanta Tech Village

Jeff Hilimire

I set up shop in the Village back in September and quickly fell in love with it, blogging about the 10 things I loved the most. Culture

Two weeks in, here are the 10 things I love about working in the Atlanta Tech Village

Jeff Hilimire

The Atlanta Tech Village is the brain child of David Cummings , a friend of mine and co-founder of my new company, Dragon Army. Uh huh.

[US] Startup Atlanta Looks To Support Entrepreneurial Ecosystem With New Online Presence

YoungUpstarts

It also includes Atlanta’s startup deal flow , outlining angel investments and venture capital that support promising area companies.

Please Join Me at Growth 2011 in Atlanta Jan. 20

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I’m looking forward to a January 20 date in Atlanta at Entrepreneur Magazine’s Growth 2011 Conference.

Atlanta’s 6th Annual Startup Riot Throws Up Three Winners

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” Events & Happenings In the News Atlanta startup Startup Riot Tech & Startup WeekAgency Spotter. Banyan. Bookup. BrainPik. EmZen.

Atlanta Based VCs

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

So I was doing some work on the atdc Startup Showcase that resulted in a quick brainstorming session on Atlanta area organizations that fund technology startups. The more angel oriented investor groups include Atlanta Technology Angels, CEO Ventures, the Communications Group, Hamilton Ventures, Profounder, Seraph Group, and Shotput Ventures.

Access To Capital Atlanta

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

On Wednesday August 14 I am going to be participating at Access to Capital put on by my friends over at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. It''s a much broader than your typical technology startup funding event. It will explore alternative and traditional lending options, angel investments, crowdfunding, private equity and more.

This Atlanta Unicorn Founder Helps Entrepreneurs Find $2 Billion--and Counting

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Fintech disruptor Kathryn Petralia, Kabbage Co-Founder shares nine surprising growth insights

5 questions for an Atlanta Tech Village CEO: Jon Birdsong, Rivalry

Jeff Hilimire

Why are you in the Atlanta Tech Village? Spent one year at the fastest growing startup in Atlanta, SalesLoft. My name is Jon Birdsong.

Update: Most Interesting Atlanta Startups of 2010

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

Yesterday Micheal Tavani started a conversation on Twitter about this list of 20 most interesting Atlanta startups. Loss for Atlanta. Before I do that I am going to make a new top 20 Atlanta startup list. The list is over three years old. I thought it would be interesting to go in and provide an update. Here it is. Win for Dave.

Atlanta Case-Schiller Home Values 1999-Today

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And the hits keep coming at the Atlanta Tech Village as Jason Carter came to visit

Jeff Hilimire

Atlanta Culture More on that. Then yesterday, Jason Carter (running for governor) came and spent several hours at the Village.

A Dragon Army field trip to Zoo Atlanta

Jeff Hilimire

Yesterday, thanks to my good friend Raymond King , CEO of Zoo Atlanta, the Dragon Army team was given an amazing behind-the-scenes tour of Zoo Atlanta.

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All Eyes on Atlanta: Cooking Up Big Sales This Southern City Center

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

From a sustainable energy company to numerous IT platforms, see the companies whipping up major sales in The ATL

Come hang with me while I interview Atlanta startup legend Charles Brewer!

Jeff Hilimire

Charles, as many of you know, is one of the first startup successes in Atlanta, founding MindSpring in 1994. And we’ll be hosting the event at one of my favorite Atlanta venues, the Center for Civic Innovation. I’m so excited about this! On March 2nd I am going to be interviewing Charles Brewer in a fireside chat.

Atlanta Technology Compensation

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

Today we are going to get a little closer to home and talk about technology compensation in Atlanta. The source for this information is the 2011 Atlanta Technology Executive Compensation Survey conducted by the Technology Executives Roundtable. Atlanta Technology Compensation. Atlanta vs National Compensation. Title.

The 10 Fast-Growing Private Companies in Atlanta

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These Fast-Growth Companies are Bringing the Heat in Atlanta

Yesterday was a perfect example of why I’m building Dragon Army at the Atlanta Tech Village

Jeff Hilimire

There are days at the Atlanta Tech Village where I’m blown away by the experiences we’re exposed to. Culture

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So the Atlanta Tech Village chose me as the Member of the Month…

Jeff Hilimire

…and this video happened. Culture Entrepreneurship

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I’m getting excited about this year’s Venture Atlanta conference

Jeff Hilimire

Venture Atlanta is by far my favorite startup event of the year. Venture Atlanta presenting companies: Early Stage. It’s the largest culmination of entrepreneurs and investors in the Southeast. Each year the list of presenting companies gets better and this year is certainly no exception. Should be fun, sign up and meet me there!

I asked 17 of Atlanta’s most successful FEMALE entrepreneurs what it means to be an entrepreneur…

Jeff Hilimire

Last week I wrote a blog post where I asked 17 of Atlanta’s top entrepreneurs to finish the sentence, “To be an entrepreneur is to…” Fortunately, I have many female entrepreneur friends that quickly pointed out that I included exactly zero female entrepreneurs on my list. And that’s really inexcusable.

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Atlanta Finance Atlanta Metro Atlanta Strategy Atlanta Venture Capital Chad Hagan crude oil Economics Energy FIAT Financial Google Immortality Macro Oil Superfund Macro Report Superfund Macro Report Headlines Fiat Chrysler recalls 703,000 vehicles in U.S. to fix ignition switches - LINK The EURO is quite low.

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The advice I give to anyone that lives in Atlanta to do every year until they retire

Jeff Hilimire

Everyone I meet now – that lives in Atlanta – I tell them the same thing: Apply to Leadership Atlanta or Leadership Atlanta’s LEAD program. Atlanta Leadership Do it every year until you retire or get in, whichever comes first. And then some more. ~

I asked 17 of Atlanta’s most successful entrepreneurs what it means to be an entrepreneur…

Jeff Hilimire

So I decided to do an experiment this past weekend and I reached out to 17 of my friends in Atlanta who happen to be very successful entrepreneurs to see how they would complete the sentence: “To be an entrepreneur is to…” Oh, and help share these great quotes by tweeting your favorite. Atlanta Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons I’m excited about Switchyards

Jeff Hilimire

The Switchyards mantra: Where consumer and design-focused companies grow in Atlanta. Downtown Atlanta needs some startup love.

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Zoo Atlanta: I’m a huge fan

Jeff Hilimire

If you haven’t been to Zoo Atlanta in a while, you really should make the trip. In 2011, Zoo Atlanta received the AZA Edward H.

Want to know what I’m excited about? 48in48!

Jeff Hilimire

We are going to build 48 custom websites for 48 Atlanta nonprofits. I’m so excited to announce 48in48 ! Oh, right, what’s 48in48?

The nonprofits I’m involved with and why

Jeff Hilimire

It’s always been important to me to be involved in helping others, but my life took a course correction when I went through Leadership Atlanta in 2012-13. Boards I’m on: Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce – I’m as passionate as anyone about my city. Match Atlanta – Connecting markters with nonprofits.