The Tour of Atlanta Innovation Spaces will take participants to three different parts of the city to walk through facilities, hear stories of successes, and interact with entrepreneurs. Each stop will also feature stories from nearby entrepreneurship support organizations (ESOs) to provide insight on the thriving Atlanta ecosystem and other efforts throughout Georgia to foster startup success.
The tour will make the following stops:
Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs
RICE is an economic mobility engine for the community: driving entrepreneurs and small business owners to innovate, grow, create jobs, and build wealth. We house over 50,000 square feet of convening, meeting, and innovation space in a LEED Silver Certified building, brought to life by a robust offering of educational, networking, mentoring, and capital resources. Part business generator, innovation lab, and museum, RICE invests in Black entrepreneurs, strengthens businesses, and creates community.
The Atlanta Tech Village is a community of innovation powered by the 4th largest tech space in the U.S. and deep connections to Atlanta’s business and investment community. With unmatched mentorship and working space, The Village supports and inspires entrepreneurs to achieve success through a community that promotes faster connections between talent, ideas and capital. Designed for the unique needs of tech and tech-related startups, ATV is engineered to provide a powerful combination of factors that dramatically increase a startup’s chance of success.
The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) is Georgia’s technology business incubator, assisting entrepreneurs throughout the state. Via a unique blend of coaching, curriculum, community, and connections – not just to Georgia Tech and its resources, but also to capital and customers, ATDC helps Georgia startups at various stages navigate the choppy waters of taking an idea from concept to product prototype to launch and ultimately to scale.