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Venture Atlanta Selects Five BIP Capital Portfolio Companies

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Corporate News J E 4
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BIP Capital leads all venture funds with most companies presenting at annual investor conference

ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BIP Capital, one of the top venture capital firms in the Southeast, announced today that five of its portfolio companies were selected to present at Venture Atlanta, the Southeast region's largest investor showcase being held November 2-3 at the College Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Venture Atlanta is now in its 16th year and has helped launch more than 350 companies and raise over $1.8 billion in funding to date. Early and venture stage companies chosen to present at the two-day conference represent the region's most innovative and promising technology businesses.

"We're proud that a number of our companies were selected to present at Venture Atlanta," said Mark Buffington, managing director of BIP Capital. "Atlanta is rapidly emerging as a world-class innovation center, and we're fortunate to be playing a leading role in the ecosystem's development. We look forward to a vibrant and productive two days at Venture Atlanta."

Selected companies within BIP Capital's portfolio include:

  • Cypress, a web-based testing engine that goes far beyond the capabilities of any existing JavaScript tool. Cypress is comprised of an API with over 60 commands to simulate user behavior. It's incredibly easy to use and combines existing testing tools with a GUI to monitor and debug all of a user's tests. Learn more at www.cypress.io.
  • Inked monetizes the intrinsic value of social media by combining audience with infrastructure to deliver custom products to its clients' followers. Influencers bring the vision and Inked experts cover the rest: web development, marketing, product development, fulfillment, and customer service. Learn more at www.inkedbrands.com.
  • mLevel is a SaaS micro learning solution that improves knowledge retention and skill application. mLevel's no-code, mobile first platform enables customers to engage learners through interactive activities such as games, videos, and flashcards while measuring knowledge gaps. Learn more at www.mlevel.com.
  • PlayOn! Sports is the nation's premier high school sports media company, and is the largest rights holder, producer, distributor, and aggregator of high school content distributed across television, Internet, and mobile devices. Learn more at www.playonsports.com.
  • Wellview Health is on a mission to simplify healthcare. Its proprietary, consumer-centric approach to population health management results in industry leading engagement. Wellview understands a consumer's health insurance coverage and available health services, becoming the trusted "one-stop" source for all things health. Learn more at www.wellviewhealth.com.

About BIP CapitalBIP Capital is recognized as one of the most active venture investors in the Southeast, with a focus on companies headquartered in Georgia, where 88 percent of its current portfolio calls home. Serving entrepreneurs, investors, and operators, it invests in and works to grow the emerging company ecosystem in and around its portfolio companies. BIP Capital applies experience and process to make investment decisions and operational recommendations, allowing its portfolio companies to achieve and stay on a glide path of growth. Areas of focus include Software, Healthcare IT, Digital Media, Franchise, and Ed Tech. For more information, visit www.bip-capital.com and follow BIP Capital on Twitter @BIPCapital.

Media contact:Dana CoganCarabiner Communicationsdcogan@carabinercomms.com678-372-2163

 

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/venture-atlanta-selects-five-bip-capital-portfolio-companies-300355745.html

SOURCE BIP Capital

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