Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 25, 2013
Blue Ridge today announced that it has been selected as a presenter at Venture Atlanta 2013, Georgia’s premier event connecting technology innovation and investment capital, to be held October 22-23 at the Georgia Aquarium. Blue Ridge was one of 32 presenting companies selected. Both the early and later stage companies chosen reflect a wide range of technologies across diverse markets and highlight the innovation of Georgia businesses.
Blue Ridge is a leading Cloud supply-chain planning solutions provider. Breakthrough visibility and precision in demand forecasting, planning and replenishment has enabled its distribution and retail customers around the globe to increase fill-rates and cash flow, while stabilizing or reducing inventory. For two years running, the company has been named to the Supplychainbrain list of “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” and the Inbound Logistics “Top 100 Logistics IT Providers.”
“Venture Atlanta presents a great opportunity for Georgia-based, technology companies to showcase their innovation on a prestigious stage,” stated Greg White, CEO of Blue Ridge. “We are among some elite company, and we look forward to presenting the game-changing innovations that have allowed our company and our customers to be successful.”
Both presenting companies and conference attendees will have opportunities to network with regional and national venture capitalists and investors during the two-day event. Now entering its 13th year, Venture Atlanta has been instrumental in helping companies raise over $1 billion to-date. The conference provides an invaluable experience for entrepreneurs, resulting in funding, national investor exposure and mentoring from successful technology executives.
"This year's selection process was very competitive,” said Andrew Ibbotson, founder and CEO of Digital Assent and Venture Atlanta board member. “We had a record number of applicants and the caliber of companies applying to present was impressive. This speaks volumes for the depth and breadth of emerging technology companies Atlanta has to offer.”
To learn more about Blue Ridge, visit http://www.blueridgeinventory.com. For additional information about Venture Atlanta or to view the conference schedule, please visit http://www.ventureatlanta.org.
About Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Cloud supply chain planning and analytics solutions provide next-level visibility and precision in demand forecasting, planning and replenishment to retailers, distributors, and manufacturers. By optimizing product availability, inventory, and logistics costs, these companies increase cash flow by 50% or more and improve sales by double-digits, while stabilizing or even reducing inventory up to 30%. Blue Ridge demand-driven solutions can be implemented in as little as 90 days and scaled to the most complex supply chains.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, Georgia's technology innovation event, is where the state’s best technology innovators meet the country's top-tier investors. As the state's largest investor showcase, Venture Atlanta connects local entrepreneurs with venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual non-profit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit http://www.ventureatlanta.org.