How To Get Involved With The Village (you know you want to)
As the Village continues to grow and position ourselves as the 4th largest tech hub in the United States, we get an influx of folks from within the startup community and the general public who want to get connected. This is amazing and we would love to make that connection. So here are some of our favorite ways you can get involved with Atlanta Tech Village:
Take A Tour
Are you visiting Atlanta? Do you drive by our building day after day and wonder what it looks like inside? Or maybe you have heard about Atlanta's thriving startup community and just want to learn more? Come see us! We offer general interest tours every other Thursday at 2pm. See the nap rooms, ride a scooter, and witness the vibrant startup community full of hustling entrepreneurs changing the world. Sign up for a tour HERE.
Did you know we offer over 400 events a year? Meet ups, pitch events, classes, networking, workshops. You name it, we have it, and 95% of them are free and open to the public. So consider this your personal invitation to join us to learn, grow, network and get involved with Atlanta Tech Village. Not sure where to start? Check out our events schedule HERE.
Need a cool rooftop venue for a party or a place to hold your meet up or next big speaker? We have three different event spaces, and an experienced and fun events team who would love to host you. We do book out fast, so plan ahead! Learn more HERE.
Grab A Drink At Octane
You don't have to be a member to take meetings at the Village when you have an awesome coffee shop in the lobby. Octane is a local Atlanta coffee company that serves fairly traded, fresh roasted coffee, fresh food items, and hand crafted cocktails. You can find Octane on the first floor lobby, so try your next meeting over a cup of coffee and the Village's super fast wifi.
While not widely marketed, you can in fact get a Day Pass at the Village. They are available Mon-Fri between 9am-7pm. Simply inquire at the main lobby desk and you can purchase a key card for the day for $35. Pro Tip: Join us on Fridays and the Day Pass comes with free lunch at Startup Chowdown!
Want to work for a startup? Of course you do. There isn't a more exciting, vibrant, fast paced and fun environment to be in. And, startups are ALWAYS hiring. Check out our Job Board which is constantly updated and boasts more than 50 job openings with some of the hottest startups in Atlanta!
Startup Chowdown & Pitch Practice
Every Friday we treat all members and their immediate family members to free lunch, and anyone is welcome to join us for $10. We call Friday lunches Startup Chowdown. It's a casual, catered lunch where you can meet some new folks and get a feel for our community. Pro Tip: Get there about 15 minutes early because the line goes out the door... literally. After lunch, plan to stay for the very awesome Pitch Practice at 1pm. Listen, learn, or offer to give your pitch for practice and feedback.
Are you an enterprise company who wants to connect with innovative entrepreneurs? Or perhaps a company that caters to and serves the startup community? The Village has a curated group of sponsors who make our community better by providing connections and resources as an integral part of Atlanta's startup ecosystem. Our entrepreneurs need you and we work to make creative packages that serve everyone best. Check them out!So there you have it. Eight ways to get involved with Atlanta Tech Village, connected to Atlanta's startup ecosystem and experience the thriving community at The Village from the c-suite to students to entrepreneurs. We hope to see you soon!