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Every Last Friday of the month

A monthly event with a vision to provide female founders (from March to August) & student founders (from September to April) with live pitch experience and on-the-spot feedback from leading venture capital investors across the Southeast.

EST. 2020

providing students & women a foundation and safe space to pitch their companies for venture funding

Founded in 2018 by entrepreneur and venture investor, Christy Brown. Christy's desire was to provide women a foundation and safe space to pitch their companies for venture funding. First Pitch Friday has enjoyed a partnership with Venture Atlanta, led by CEO, Allyson Eman since 2020. This event has become an incredible funnel for leading female founders to be selected to present at Venture Atlanta.In 2023 Emory University & TiE Atlanta joined as partners expanding First Pitch Friday to the university student population around the State of Georgia to open up opportunities to pitch in front of the best VCs in the Southeast

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2024 Pitch Showcase

Pitch Showcase

Join us at the next 2024 Pitch Showcase in September at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce to experience the pitches of the top 10 female founders as they compete for their spot at Venture Atlanta.RSVP below!

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First Pitch Friday Sponsors:

2023 Sponsors:

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Women empowering women

Christy Brown — CEO of Dr. Noze Best | Serial Entrepreneur | Female Founder | Growth CEO | Investor | Startup Accelerator
Allyson Eman — CEO at Venture Atlanta Conference

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For the Students

Opportunities early on!

TiE — a non-profit (founded in 1992) that's a global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. They believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding.
The Hatchery, Emory Center for Innovation — Supporting student innovators and entrepreneurs from all Emory schools, covering all stages of innovation.


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