Twelfth Annual MSEC Conference

March 23rd, 2015
Events & Associations

Join Us for MSEC 2015

We hope you can join us for the 12th Annual Multi-State Employers Council Conference. This year’s conference will be held on Thursday, May 7, in Atlanta, Georgia, at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel. This year’s conference is designed to discuss common employment/human resources issues, as well as provide an opportunity to network with other professionals in the employment area.

To register online, please click here, and enter password “msec” to access the site. To register by mail, please complete the MSEC registration form here and send with payment as directed on each form. For hotel reservations, call 404-995-7555 and

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TAG SSA Feb Social: Come in from the Cold

February 12th, 2015
Events & Associations

Feb 18th, 2015
6:00pm – 8:00pm

5 Season Brewing Company
The Prado
5600 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, Georgia

Come join TAG SSA as we network with thought leaders in the software community, eat amazing food and sample the craft beer at 5 Seasons Brewing Company.

TAG Members: $10 ticket
Non-members: $ 30 ticket

** Use Promo Code SSA 2015 for 50% discount through Feb.16th!

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TER – Advanced CEO/CFO Workshop

February 9th, 2015
Events & Associations

Advanced CEO/CFO Workshop – M&A, Private Equity, and Strategic Sale – Tactics & Strategies for Maximizing Valuation

Tuesday, February 17, 2015,  7:00 am— 9:00 am
Please register through Cvent.

David Calhoun
Partner – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Sean Lager
Frazier & Deeter, LLC

Bill Hayes
Former President & COO

Steve Tye
Managing Director
Croft & Bender

Carl Erhardt
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Case studies to be discussed:

  • When and how to sell to a strategic buyer
  • Minority investment by PE/growth equity funds
  • Selling a controlling interest – pros

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TAG Corporate Development Presents Corporate Venture Capital for Corporate Investors and Entrepreneurs

January 28th, 2015
Events & Associations

Corporate Venture Capital is where corporations make direct equity investments into external startups. It differs from traditional venture capital where a venture firm raises funds from limited partners. Investment can be ad-hoc or through an established internal fund. Starting and governing a fund or deciding to take corporate venture money is an important and complicated decision. The panel will discuss:

  • Pros and cons of start-ups taking corporate venture capital
  • How and why to start a corporate venture fund
  • Governance
  • Various strategies of corporate venture funds

For more event information and to register, click here.


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5 Key Takeaways from Venture Atlanta 2014

by John Yates, Partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.

This year’s Venture Atlanta conference once again brought together the most exciting startups and investors from Atlanta and the region. Sitting next to Beluga whales at the Georgia Aquarium, the audience was treated to six-minute pitches from companies during the 2-day event. With MMM representing 12 presenting clients this year, it was great to see these entrepreneurs showcase their companies. Following up my friend David Cummings’ takeaways, here are my insights from the event:

  1. M&A activity should continue to surge in 2015 – equity funds have cash and want

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Atlanta 2020 – A Technology Sector Outlook and the Future of Venture Capital

September 3rd, 2014
Events & Associations

Register Now

The NACCSE proudly presents its third breakfast in the

series about Atlanta’s Economic Development.

“Atlanta 2020 – A Technology Sector Outlook 

and the Future of Venture Capital”

What are Atlanta’s technology strengths and weaknesses?

Why don’t we have a major company like Microsoft, Dell or Cisco in

our community? What are Georgia’s key tech assets now — and

what will they be in the future?

These are just a few of the questions our experts will elaborate on during this informative breakfast!

Tuesday September 9, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM EDT

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Buckhead Club
3344 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 2600
Atlanta, GA 30326

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TAG SSA Panels: Privacy vs. Security: Where is the Red Line? & Funding: Challenges and Opportunities

August 13th, 2014
Events & Associations

Click Here to Register

Date: October 15, 2014

Location: Atlanta Tech Village Main Event Space

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Title: First Panel -Privacy vs Security: Where is the red line?  // Second Panel – Funding: Challenges and Opportunities

Join the TAG Southeastern Software Association SSA and 2 panels of industry experts for our annual forum on the impact of emerging issues and trends in the software industry. This is a can’t miss event for the technology community.

First Panel – Privacy vs. Security: Where is the red line?


Joan Christensen, VP Product Development, First Data
Joan Christensen is an experienced relationship and innovative

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