Techstar's Most Competitive Accelerator Lands in Atlanta; the $18B Cox Instinct for Innovation Strikes Again

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Techstar's Most Competitive Accelerator Lands in Atlanta; the $18B Cox Instinct for Innovation Strikes Again

By Lisa Calhoun
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Monday, April 25, 2016 - 9:30am

CAMPAIGN: Cox Enterprises

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Originally Published on Inc.com

Techstars launched "for real" in the ATL when it named its first managing director: entrepreneur Michael Cohn. Michael is most famous for Cloud Sherpas, a multi-national cloud services company he co-founded. It was acquired by Accenture last year, after it grew to 1,100 employees.

More major startup action is moving in and into Atlanta thanks to the powerful synergies of Techstars, arguably the most successful global startup accelerator program in the world; Michael Cohn, an acknowledged authority in cloud services; and privately-held $18 billion Cox Enterprises, a family business where the founder legacy is alive and well. 

David Brown, TechStars founder, puts it this way: "Techstars and Cox are focused on galvanizing the local startup community in the entire southeast region of the U.S."

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Keywords: Innovation & Technology | Cox Enterprises | Inc.com | Innovation & Technology | Techstars | michael cohn | startups

CAMPAIGN: Cox Enterprises

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