City of Atlanta is launching new startup database
We are excited to launch Atlanta’s dedicated startup database in partnership with the City’s economic development authority, Invest Atlanta. The comprehensive platform provides data on startups, scaleups, and the overall local tech ecosystem to bring transparency, analysis, and insights into venture capital activities and beyond.
Via this open-access platform, investors and venture capital firms can discover the most promising startups and scaleups before everyone else, track exceptional founders, perform market research and analysis across industries and locations. Entrepreneurs can profile their company to industry stakeholders by adding or claiming their business to the database. We know the power of data in unlocking potential, and this startup database is specifically designed to support scaling tech communities, with reliable intelligence and new insights.
The new map reveals macro trends as well as granular data
This comprehensive platform showcases the Atlanta startup ecosystem, which now has a combined enterprise value of $33.5 B. Offering investment-grade and company-level data on all startups, scaleups, and corporates catalogued.
Examples of data you can find on the platform include:
- The 11 unicorns (companies valued at $1 billion or more) headquartered in Atlanta
- The growing list of minority startups reflecting the ecosystem’s diversity
- Logistics & delivery startups as well as fast-growing fintech startups are two strong and thriving industries in the city
- A record investment in 2021: so far Atlanta’s startups raised $2.4B… and counting!
“Tech companies are a driving force in Atlanta’s economy, and those that Invest Atlanta has worked with have added 14,800 new jobs and a $3.9 billion economic impact to the city since 2016. We want to ensure that entrepreneurs, startups, investors, and other players in Atlanta’s rapidly growing tech ecosystem have the right tools and resources to fuel their success for years to come. Partnering with Dealroom to launch this innovative resource is another step to seeing more entrepreneurs thrive in the City of Atlanta.”
More transparency and easier access to opportunities
The open-access platform is designed to provide transparency across Atlanta’s ecosystem of startups, investors, corporates, and government players. The database enables real-time tracking of the ecosystem health like never before and helps foster the partnerships required to help the next generation of innovators succeed on the global stage.
A community-driven resource
This is an open-access and collaborative database, where partners and startups can add their company details to both gain exposure to the world’s top VCs who, and play their part in raising the profile of Atlanta’s rapidly growing ecosystem to startup communities at home and abroad.