Run It By The Pros

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Thursday | May 22, 2014

Run It By The Pros Workshop

Watch and Learn!

 The Atlanta entrepreneur community is invited to this behind-the-scenes look at the advisor-investor-entrepreneur relationship hosted by the MIT Enterprise Forum. Our panel of experts and the audience will examine and discuss real-life business plans presented by their entrepreneurial founders at this workshop. Listen in and participate as teams talk with the panel about their ventures and receive actionable feedback and mentoring. Each of the presenting companies will have five minutes to give their business pitch a test drive and then receive 15 minutes of feedback from our pro panel and ten minutes of questions from the audience. 

Our “Run It By The Pros” workshop will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the law offices of Alston and Bird.  Come be a part of the audience and benefit from the advice given to our presenting companies!   

Pro Panel

The startup pros in our panel promise to pass on loads of hard-earned advice and expertise! Plus, our networking reception before and after the presentations will give you plenty of time to make the contacts you need to take your startup to the next level!  

Allen Nance, Co-Founder, TechSquare Lab (moderator)

Sarah Ernst, Partner, Alston and Bird, LLP

Chip Brown, Managing Director, Willamette Management Associates

Presenting Companies 

Announced May 2

Plan To Attend

Be part of the audience as teams talk with the panel about their ventures. Registration and information.

Location: Alston and Bird, 1201 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309

Open to All!

Registration and information 


  • 3:30 p.m. Networking
  • 4:10-6:00 p.m. Program
  • 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Networking

Our Sponsors

TriNet Sutherland Silicon Valley Bank Alston+Bird Miller & Martin Cherry Bekaert Baker Donelson Arketi Group

About the Forum

The MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational programs and services that promote and strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship at the intersection of business and technology in the Southeast.

We invite anyone who is interested to attend our regular events and become a member of the Forum. No prior affiliation with MIT is necessary to participate or join.