medigi Selected Among Top Technology Companies in Southeast; Will Present at Venture Atlanta 2022
Over $6.5 billion in funding awarded to date; leading tech investment conference continues to select large and diverse lineup of innovators from the Southeast’s hottest tech markets
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--medigi, parent company of MedShorts, announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 450-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast and will present at Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 on October 19-20. For 15 years, the annual Venture Atlanta conference has been selecting the most promising tech companies in the Southeast and bringing in top investment firms from across the country to hear them pitch. Venture Atlanta has helped launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, spinning out $17 billion in successful exits.
“We are honored to be a part of a community focused on supporting innovative solutions and transformative technologies. It’s events like Venture Atlanta that help new companies expose their business models to capital partners willing to invest in change,” said Blake Powers, President of MedShorts.
MedShorts is an innovative eCommerce marketplace that was created to turn pharmaceutical drug surplus into value for pharmacies and drug manufacturers. Now, the same visionaries behind MedShorts are expanding their reach with the next generation of streamlined pharmaceutical procurement: medigi. Saving time, money, increasing efficiency, and improving patient access, medigi allows manufacturers to list, sell, and distribute directly to pharmacies nationwide. medigi includes full commercially available portfolios, short-dated deals, as well as listings from 503B outsourcing facilities.
As in previous years, Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 is anticipated to be a sold-out event, with over 1,200 entrepreneurs, founders, investors, and business leaders expected to be in attendance. A new venue for this year’s Venture Atlanta—the Woodruff Arts Center at 1280 Peachtree Street—reflects the growing intersection of art and technology.
“Venture Atlanta has established itself as the authority for recognizing technology innovation across the Southeast and beyond, connecting the best and brightest innovators with top-tier, national investors and other leaders in the tech ecosystem,” said Venture Atlanta CEO Allyson Eman. “We again set a new record with nearly 500 applicants for Venture Atlanta Forward 2022—it’s our most competitive year yet in terms of presenter quality. With an impressive slate of 87 presenting and showcase companies, a record number of sponsors, and a brand-new venue, we’re continuing to raise the bar for what will be our 15th anniversary event.”
Venture Atlanta boasts a roster of highly successful alumni, including CallRail, Car360, Flock Safety, Florence Healthcare, Kabbage, ParkMobile, Pindrop Security, Salesforce Pardot, Salesloft, SingleOps, Stax, and Terminus.
About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s technology innovation event, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country's top-tier investors. As the Southeast's largest investor showcase helping launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, the event connects the region’s top entrepreneurs with local and national investors and others in the technology ecosystem who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of the Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org. For updates, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, and visit our blog.
About medigi and MedShorts
Founded in 2015, MedShorts is a free-market eCommerce marketplace that allows pharmacies nationwide to purchase short-dated drugs directly from manufacturers. Making great strides to improve transparency and sustainability in the supply chain, the visionaries behind MedShorts are excited to announce the next generation of pharmaceutical procurement: medigi. Providing easy access to full commercially available portfolios, short-dated deals, as well as listings from 503B outsourcing facilities, medigi is a streamlined digital hub comprised of a curated community that connects pharmacies and drug manufacturers, making procurement simpler, more reliable, and more cost-effective. Visit medigi.com to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn for updates.
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