Economic Development

Startups Pitch at Second Annual ATL Aviation Innovation Demo Day

Six startups from Atlanta, the United Kingdom, and France presented their innovations at the second annual ATL Aviation Innovation Demo Day. Held on October 13, 2017 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the event featured startups delivering 7-minute pitches to representatives from the airport and several airlines. Invest Atlanta, the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs, and… Read more

Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative Celebrates Inaugural Graduating Class

The Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) recently celebrated the inaugural graduating class of 15 women entrepreneurs. In attendance were Mayor Kasim Reed, Theia Smith, Executive Director of WEI, and members of the WEI Advisory Board, including Invest Atlanta President and CEO Dr. Eloisa Klementich. As the only city-funded initiative of its kind in the nation, WEI is… Read more

Two BRE Clients Open Office Expansions in the City of Atlanta

The Invest Atlanta Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) team saw two clients—GCI Graphics and Salesloft—open their brand-new office spaces in September. On Thursday, September 28, GCI Graphics cut the ribbon on their new 40,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art production facility in Atlanta Industrial Park. The additional room will provide the 25-year-old company with the ability to add… Read more