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UrbanGeekz is a Finalist in the Atlanta Startup Awards

UrbanGeekz is a Finalist in the Atlanta Startup Awards

UrbanGeekz has been selected as a finalist in the inaugural Atlanta Startup Awards. The groundbreaking digital news platform has been shortlisted for the best ‘scrappiest startup’ in the Atlanta tech ecosystem. The accolade recognizes startups that have achieved significant milestones in the last 12 months without ever raising equity or debt capital.

Jointly organized by key players in Atlanta’s startup community, the awards recognize and celebrate the city’s most successful rising tech companies, startup pioneers, and disruptive innovators. Voting ends TODAY so do take a moment to vote for us here before tonight’s deadline.

“The Atlanta startup ecosystem has steadily grown to become not only a bright star in our local business community, but a top ten city for startups in the entire country,” said Charlton Cunningham, Executive Director of Startup Atlanta. “We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the great work happening in our city for what we hope will be the beginning of a tradition for years to come.”

  • Best Social Impact Startup: S.T.E.M. STARS, Goodr, Vayando, Mini City, LaaSer Critical Communications and Acivilate
  • Scrappiest Startup: NeuroLex Laboratories, UNpopular Style, LeadUp, LaBlaq Creativ, DigitalCrafts and UrbanGeekz
  • Top Community Builder: Michael Tavani and Dave Payne, Carlos Gonzalez and Porsha Thomas
  • Lifetime Achievement: Chris Klaus, Ashish Mistry and Grace Fricks
  • Art of The Pivot: Goodwipes, Shouty and Converge
  • Top Impact Player: Dave Payne, Jen Bonnett, Allen Nance, Bridgett Rich and Katharine Mobley
  • Best B2B Startup: UserIQ, Student Bridge, stable | kernel, Gather Technologies and GreenPrint
  • Best B2C Startup: Hirewire, Roadie and Urban Tree Cidery

The winners The winners of each category will be recognized at a ceremony at The Gathering Spot on May 12. The ticketed event will include a three-course seated dinner, complimentary open bar, and a live music after party.