The Labz is a SaaS media technology company that focuses on creative collaboration and interactive presentations for organizations in the entertainment industry. Founded by Farm Alum, Farah Allen, the company recently closed a $1M funding round. In addition, Allen was recently the keynote speaker at the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting. For more information on The Labz visit https://www.thelabz.com/.
Origyn is a community-based market tool connecting shoppers to products from community-based businesses. Its founder, Davion Ziere, Farm Alum, was recently awarded $50k from Google for Startups. Ziere is an alum of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and Stanford’s Int’l Relations Certificate program. Ziere (Zi) has a history of founding and managing startups that empower independent creators and entrepreneurs. Before his latest venture, Culturebase, Davion was the #1 North American Advisor for Tesla, generating over $50M in sales as a Technical Writer in the blockchain industry. For more information on Origyn visit https://www.origyn.eco/ Way to go Origyn!
Farm Alum, Robert Hatcher is the CEO of Aurign, is an Atlanta-based startup that combines music publishing with blockchain technology. Hatcher was the 2020 Rice Business Plan Competition winner for raising new seed funding from the TiE Houston Angels. Aurign has now raised over $450,000 in seed funding from investment prizes and investors at the RBPC, including GOOSE Capital. Congrats to Robert and his startup team from Georgia State University! For more information on Aurign visit https://aurign.com/. Keep up the great work Aurign!
SportsID, Farm Alum & Former NFL Players, Discuss “From Athlete to Entrepreneur” On Comcast NBCUniversal Sports Tech Webinar (replay)
An athlete’s dedication to their sport is much like an entrepreneur’s dedication to their company… and maybe that’s why the transition isn’t so different. SportsID, Farm Alum, founders and former NFL players Ryan McNeil and Ray Farmer, share the sacrifices and hard work it took for them to be professional athletes and the transition to tech founders.