Meet the Spring 2017 Finalists

Predictive Ops

Raj Sultanian, Co-Founder & CEO

DisclosureTrack by PredictiveOps is the fast, easy, and cost effective way to identify responses and changes in periodic public disclosures and filings. DisclosureTrack provides over 200 neatly organized and exportable answers for any SEC-reporting investment adviser.

Borrowed By Design

Jennifer Bluemling, Founder
Each gown listed on Borrowed by Design will directly impact the lives of the young women who are involved in our partner non-profits. Buy, sell, or rent a dress to drive their missions forward.

Health Info Map

Sasha Cahill, Founder & CEO
Enabling providers to measurably improve operational performance and outcomes.

Moisture Love

Jeannell Darden, Founder
A curated hair care collection singularly focused on offering a higher degree of moisture for all hair types.


Quinetha Frasier, CEO
MyPledger is the preferred framework to accelerate the acquisition and collection of funds. Through customized fundraising strategy, MyPledger enables organizations to increase their impact.


Chrissa McFarlane, Founder & CEO
Free and easy way to store and manage your health information and get the best answer to any healthcare question.


Jay Jackson, Founder & CEO
A multimedia platform that drives the exposure of diverse creative talent in film and television.


Patricia Smith, CEO
Safe2Meet compiles social network, public records, and other verified data repositories to verify any user, in real-time, so you know before you go.


Christian Zimmerman, Co-Founder & CEO
Round up your purchases to the next dollar and pay off your debt, fast.

Freeing Returns

Barbara Jones, Co-Founder & CEO
The only retailer loss prevention technology that detects and stops fraudulent returns at the point-of-return.

The Mission

Showcasing the top 10% of women- and minority-informed founding teams building stellar businesses today in the Southeast and connecting them face to face with sophisticated investors who understand early stage companies. We are a 501(c) nonprofit organization.


Is your startup ready to fly?

We're looking for high velocity tech startups from minority and women founders . . .

+Headquartered in the Southeast
+With growing monthly revenue (min $30K MRR) OR over 1000 daily active users
+With a scalable business model
+Who have not raised money from a VC before or graduated from a national accelerator

Meet Mission Control

Lisa Calhoun
Founding Partner
Valor Ventures

Tiffany McKenzie
Vibe Ride

Melissa McGhie Proctor
Atlanta Hawks & Phillips Arena

Ryan Wilson
The Gathering Spot

Theia Washington Smith
Founding Executive Director
The City of Atlanta's Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative

Dwayne Marshall
Director of Programs & Partnerships
Southeastern Council of Foundations

We Connect Minority-Led Startups to Professional Investors

Dana Weeks
Black Tech Foundation
"Deep Dive"

Kristina Montague
Managing Partner
The JumpFund
"The Full Monty"

Kyle Schlotman
Partner, CIO
Connetic Ventures
"Cone o' Silence"

David Jones
General Partner
Bull City Ventures
"Gentleman Jones"

Tyler Scriven

Lisa Calhoun
Founding Partner
Valor Ventures
"1st Lady"

Erin Dasher
Tech Square Ventures

Randall Foster
Managing Director
San Francisco

Startup Runway Sponsors

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