As one of ten ATDC companies selected, Layr will represent Atlanta's technology startup community while presenting to New York City-based investors.
ATLANTA, GA — Layr announced today that it has been selected to participate in Georgia’s Advanced Technology Development Center 2017 Venture Showcase Roadtrip to New York City in December. The trip is co-hosted by Morris, Manning & Martin, Silicon Valley Bank, Venture Atlanta, the Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Aprio and is designed to showcase Georgia’s most promising high-growth technology companies to the outside investment community.
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How Phillip and I came to create this company together is a question we're asked regularly. The story of how hinges on the time I had to fire Phillip.
Recently, Layr had the opportunity to present at the Southeast’s premier technology startup conference, Venture Atlanta. The process of preparing our presentation resulted in a breakthrough of sorts. Our CEO and my co-founder, Phillip, delivered the best and most passionate pitch on Layr that I’ve ever seen. I’ll save the details surrounding the process that helped elevate Phillip’s performance for another post and instead focus on a specific story from the pitch that a lot of people wanted to know more about; the story of when I fired Phillip. Continue Reading “That Time I Fired Our CEO Then Became His Co-Founder”