Virtual Demo Day 2020

  In the last several weeks, the world at large, and that of business, has drastically changed. We hope you are staying safe and healthy at home. We wanted to update you on how we have adapted our programs in light of this new normal. At The Farm, our first...

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Boomtown and Comcast Announce the Launch of SportsTech

Today we are excited to announce the launch of Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech, a global accelerator for sports technology startups in partnership with NBC Sports, Sky Sports, and Golf Channel – alongside NASCAR and two US Olympic sports organizations: US Ski and...

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Scouting Startups on a Global Playing Field

The Farm's Marie Northington finds enthusiastic entrepreneurs during her travels in Egypt. I recently traveled to Cairo, Egypt, where I had the opportunity to educate high school students about The Farm, attend the RiseUp Summit, and learn about the entrepreneurial...

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The Farm Fall 2018 Demo Day: That’s a Wrap!

Congrats to The Farm Accelerator Class of Fall 2018Whew! We’re still basking in the excitement of last Friday’s Demo Day at The Farm, where our latest cohort of founders pitched their companies to an audience of investors, partners, community members,...

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Mentor Spotlight: The Farm’s Coleman Oglesbee

Over the years, Coleman Oglesbee has built a phenomenal career across a variety of roles inside large, well-known companies — including Kraft Foods, Bell South, AT&T, and Comcast. Though you might think someone with this kind of corporate experience wouldn’t be...

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Mentor Spotlight: The Farm’s Chris Griswold

Those of you who’ve herded cats before know that project management can be a difficult, thankless job. You need to organize multiple moving parts, manage outcomes and expectations across individuals and teams, meet deadlines, and stay on-budget. It requires someone...

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Mentor Spotlight: The Farm’s Charlene Ellis

Entrepreneurship research tells us that a great mentor can be a secret weapon for successful startups, and that mentoring is one of the most highly valued elements of accelerator programs. But finding great mentors to work with an accelerator isn’t enough: it’s...

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What’s Going Down at The Farm?

Where do Yeezy, Atlanta, Tesla, floods, blockchain, AI, and Demo Day intersect? Right here at The Farm.   It’s been torture to keep quiet about The Farm's fall 2018 cohort: we’re so excited about these founders and their companies, we just want to shout it from...

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Breaking the Tech Accelerator Mold

The FARM Managing Director Burunda Prince-Jones appeared recently on Atlanta Tech Edge to talk about Atlanta’s evolving role as a tech hub, The FARM’s unique approach to developing startups, and how Demo Day is the ultimate graduation celebration. On Atlanta:...

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