Atlanta CEO

July 2020 Newsletter

 
We’re writing to check in on how you’re doing. The situation around the world with regards to COVID 19 continues to evolve. CEOs are navigating their personal and professional lives through a variety of offline and online resources. Friends and family are stepping up to help arrange celebrations like virtual baby showers, weddings and birthdays. These celebrations have provided CEOs some respite from today’s challenges such as adhering to new policies, securing funding from the CARES Act, and keeping their employees safe and morale high. 

During the pandemic, Atlanta CEO Council has tripled programming through virtual gatherings offering CEOs and C-suite to connect to capital, customers, talent and each other. Our gatherings are not recorded, instead, they are produced into articles and published on social media. Past topics include office reopening, COVID 19 the virus, and the CARES Act. Our CFO virtual gatherings are attended by CFOs with over a 100 years of collective experience. Also, we will continue to offer Deal Talk to our members!


Atlanta Marketing Startup Raises $12M, Plans to Hire 50

MessageGears, an Atlanta-based provider of customer marketing solutions, has raised a $12 million round led by Argentum and Bridge Bank. more…

Roger Barnette


FIS Accelerates Innovation with $150 Million of New Capital for Venture Investments

Financial technology leader FIS™ (NYSE: FIS) announced today that FIS Ventures, the newly created corporate venture investment division of FIS, has launched an effort to invest a target of $150 million in promising fintech startups over the next three years. more…

Asif Ramji
Joon Cho


Apptega Expands Cybersecurity Management & Compliance Growth with New Funding from GRA Venture Fund

Apptega, the innovative cybersecurity management and compliance software company, has raised an undisclosed funding round from GRA Venture Fund to support Apptega’s continued growth and expansion. more…

Thank you to our speakers & CEOs


80 Positive Pandemic Stories

During times of fear and uncertainty, the very best elements of human nature can prevail, as is the case in these Coronavirus-related good news stories we’ve found from around the world, demonstrating the power of displaying care and kindness to those less fortunate or able than you in a crisis. more…
Together, the Atlanta CEO Council stands in the fight against systemic hate and racism. We will learn to be better stewards of equity and justice. We will continue to form local and national partnerships in order to recruit and mentor more of our diverse community. We are stronger together.

Please stay safe as we go through this period and don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email or social media.

 
 

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Board of Directors
Roger Barnette | David Calhoun | Kelly Gay | Eric Hartz | Harish Mamtani | Palaniswamy Rajan | Asif Ramji | Ashish Thakur |  Armistead Whitney | Jeremy Wing 

Board of Advisors
Nelson Chu | Frank Dalton | Adam Ghetti | Rimus Kapeskas | Blake Patton |  Micheal Reene | Mike Dowdle

 
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