2019 – A Year In Review

It’s about to be a new year, and Atlanta Tech Village is officially turning 7 years old. What a year it was for the Village! We continue to see amazing growth in Atlanta and in our community. As we focus on the new year ahead, let’s take a quick nostalgic look back at our favorite numbers of 2019 from the impressive to the ridiculous.

To date:

  • $900M+ capital has been raised by Village startups
  • 7,200 jobs have been created through Village startups
  • 5,539 people have called the Village home

This year:

  • 42 Village startups achieved 6 Figures in Funding or ARR
  • 25 Village startups achieved 7 Figures in Funding or ARR
  • 1,611 badass ladies attended our Women + Tech workshops and meetups
  • 5 books read with 61 ladies at our Women + Tech book club
  • 37 workshops were hosted
  • 40 Founders have gone through our Pre-Accelerator
  • 298 entrepreneurs were served in our Startup Summer School
  • 700+ hours of time were given by Advisors to entrepreneurs
  • 52 blogs were written
  • 781 Tweets were sent 
  • 80 Meetups were hosted 
  • 26 ping pong paddles were used and abused
  • 3456 cups of chicken noodle soup were consumed
  • 3,600 people attended Atlanta Startup Village where 2,300 beers were poured.
  • 10,176 lunches were served at Startup Chowdown
  • 703 events were hosted
  • 140 startups moved offices
  • 82 new companies called the Village home this year
  • 780 lbs of coffee were consumed
  • 370 Coca-Cola freestyle cartridges were used
  • 41 schools were hosted for tours
  • 73 desk were assembled
  • 96 kegs were floated
  • 30 sponsors partnered with the Village
  • 227 support tickets were answered
  • 1 coffee shop opened – Kula Coffee Co.
  • 5 baristas/cooks hired
  • 1500 lattes and over 500 egg sandwiches were sold in Kula’s first two months.

It was an awesome year at Atlanta Tech Village. To all those who were a part of our community in any way – thank you.

We are looking forward to 2020 and all the promise it holds for the startup community of our great city. Keep dreaming big, friends!