Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 14, 2014
The law firm of Baker Donelson announces 15 emerging companies selected to present at its Second Annual Southeastern Regional Capital Connections event. On Thursday, May 15, entrepreneurs from the 15 companies will pitch 23 capital investors from across the Southeast for potential funding. The finalists range from inventors of energy efficiency programs to a remote, non-contact cardiorespiratory and patient motion monitor.
The finalists come from five southeastern states and nine different cities. Their names and locations are:
- AgSmarts: Martin, Tenn.
- Atlas RFID: Birmingham, Ala.
- Fiveworx: Knoxville, Tenn.
- GetHealthy, Inc.: New Orleans, La.
- iQuantifi: Franklin, Tenn.
- Longstreet Solutions, Inc.: Atlanta, Ga
- MetroTech Net: Atlanta, Ga.
- Pandoodle: Lexington, S.C.
- Reach3D Medical: Suwanee, Ga.
- RentPost, INC: Atlanta, Ga.
- Retrofit America: Atlanta, Ga.
- Sensiotec, Inc.: Atlanta, Ga.
- Validus Solutions, Inc.: Norcross, Ga.
- Vendor Registry: Knoxville, Tenn.
- WACSI: Atlanta, Ga.
Each finalist will pitch its company to attending investors during a morning session that also includes an education component provided by the participating investors and Baker Donelson’s attorneys. During lunch, attending investors will select five companies with whom they will meet during afternoon breakout sessions to provide feedback and/or discuss potential investment interest in the company.
The event is organized by Baker Donelson shareholder Justin Daniels, who co-chairs the Firm’s Emerging Companies practice in Atlanta. Last year’s event resulted in three companies receiving $2.5 million in funding.
Baker Donelson gives emerging company and investor clients access to a team of more than 55 attorneys representing more than 30 practice areas across its southeastern footprint. Clients receive knowledgeable guidance from experienced, multi-disciplined emerging company team attorneys, who have strong networks with talent and capital in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C. Ranked as the 66th largest law firm in the U.S., Baker Donelson is recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." More information is available on the firm’s website at http://www.bakerdonelson.com.