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July 23 – Technology Association of GA to hold Capital-Raising session for Women, Minority-owned companies

Dublin Business Journal Staff Report

July 23, 2017 – It’s not too late to sign up for the Technology Association of Georgia’s upcoming event this week that will provide women and minority-owned companies in technologies fields with the opportunity to learn more funding sources.

On Tuesday, July 25, TAG will host “Capital-Raising and Growth Strategies: Solutions for Women, Minority-owned and all companies” in Atlanta.

If you are a minority founder and would like to learn more about capital raising options and stories from those who have raised money, helped people raise money or know how to raise money “who look like you,” TAG states this is an event to attend.  “Learn how to scale and grow your business once you have raised capital or in order to prepare to raise capital,” according to the organization.

The session will be held Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM at the Georgia World Congress Center - Junior Achievement Finance Park, Building C.  The program includes:

7:30am-8:00am - Registration

8:00am-8:30am - Breakfast/Networking

8:30am-8:45am - Lead to Theater

8:45am-9:00am - Greetings/Welcome

9:00am-10:15am - Finance Panel

10:15am-10:30am - Break

10:30am-11:45am - Growth Panel

11:34am-12:00pm - Closing Remarks/ Wrap Up

The Panelists include:    

Panel No. 1 - Finance Panel

Bernie Dixon, President of Atlanta Tech Angels (Moderator)

Allyson Eman, Executive Director of Venture Atlanta (Panelist)

Chrissa McFarlane, Founder/CEO of Patientory (Panelist)

Dana weeks Ugwonali, President of The Black Angel Tech Foundation (Panelist)

Panel No. 2 - Growth Panel

Vincent Russo, Partner at Robbins, Ross, Alloy, Belinfante, Littlefield, LLC/former Counsel with Georgia Secretary of State's Office (Moderator)

Nick Bhargava, Co-Founder/EVP of Regulatory Affairs of GroundFloor (Panelist)

Mark Wilson, CEO of Chime Solutions (Panelist)

Louis Negron, CEO & Founder of the Negron Group (Panelist)

Other upcoming TAG events this week included:

- Weds., July 26, TAG Savannah Tech Talk: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Mapping and Monitoring for Agronomic Applications in Savannah.

- Thurs, July 27, a session “Retail Revolution - How Retail Organizations Are Innovating to Survive and Thrive” will be held in Atlanta. 

There is also a TAG social on Thursday at red Martini in Atlanta. 

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