Start-Ups: Time to Apply for Start-Up Council’s Fall Forum

July 18th, 2011
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Looking for free advice? Attention start-up’s: applications now being accepted For september 21 forum

Quarterly Start-Up Council Helps Emerging Companies Answer Top of Mind Questions

ATLANTA – July 18, 2011 – Calling all start-up companies located throughout the Southeast, Start-Up Council, a group of industry experts committed to supporting the next generation of emerging companies, is now accepting applications for its next fall Forum taking place on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Entries are being accepted until Monday, Aug. 29. Applications can be found at and submitted via email to or faxed to (404) 214-0729.


Each quarter, Start-Up Council offers free consulting, in a roundtable setting, with individual start-up companies to answer questions and discuss issues impacting the start-up’s business strategy and launch, including brand identity, market strategy, venture capital, business development and public relations. Over the past five years Start-Up Council has advised more than 40 companies.


“The southeast’s start-up community continues to gain momentum as more groups rally around early stage companies, encouraging them throughout the build, funding and launch milestones. Start-Up Council is enthusiastic about its next roundtable event to further local efforts and support for these companies,” says Genna Keller, principal at Trevelino/Keller, the founding member of the Start-Up Council.


Created in 2006, the Start-Up Council is a forum providing gratis counsel to entrepreneurs launching new businesses by providing guidance on public relations, social marketing, funding, legal, business development, outsourced manufacturing, marketing and branding.  For more information, dial 404-214-0722 ext 102.



The Start-Up Council, a group of industry experts partnering to serve the start-up community, offers a consulting day “off the clock” to provide funding, accounting, legal, marketing and business development, branding and public relations expertise. Additionally, each entity in the Start-Up Council offers service packages geared to and priced for emerging companies. Start-Up Council members include Trevelino/Keller, AcuityCFO, Ask Remco, BChord, Gray Consulting, Evenview, Flourishing Business, Frazier & Deeter, LaunchFN, Madison Marketing, Marsden & Associates, Moreland Group, Morris, Manning and Martin, New Clarity, Nvestor Relations, Object 9, Realistic Solutions, Start Atlanta and Vitale CFO. Affiliate supporters include ATDC, Content Factor, General Catalyst Partners, HIG Ventures, Imlay Investments Inc., Intersouth Partners, Kennesaw State University and Noro-Moseley Partners.


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