Get ready DIG NATION. Mark your calendars for next Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 11AM as we resume with the first DIG Café of the season featuring Amazon Director Brice Brewer. Brewer leads Amazon Nashville as a one of the company’s Directors within Worldwide Operations Technology.
An experienced leader with more than 20 years of proven success leading engineering, technology and big data initiatives, Brewer counts an additional 7 years in the healthcare industry.
ON DIG CAFÉ BREWER WILL DELVE INTO…
- Overall technology growth and impact in Nashville (Amazon and other companies)
- Why Nashville is an attractive place to consider for your next move in the tech sector
- Job opportunities with Amazon
- Future trends in technology
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TECH IN THE SOUTH NEWS
CHARLOTTE – Southern acquisition. AvidXchange is expanding its footprint yet again. The Charlotte-based fintech software provider has acquired Core Associates, an accounts payable (AP) firm based out of Jupiter, Florida. Read more.
ATLANTA – Unicorn breeding. SalesLoft, the Sales Engagement platform founded in 2011, has raised a $100 million Series E round, putting the company’s valuation to $1.1 billion, making it Atlanta’s latest unicorn. Get the deets.
TAMPA – Starting strong. 2020 funding for Tampa Bay startups is ending on a high note. The latest is a $3.6 million investment into Tampa-based marketing tech firm SiteWit. Tech it out.
CHAPEL HILL – Plant-able technology. Austin smart home startup Yonomi has been acquired by global security company Allegion, which operates about 24 security brands, including biometric devices and mechanical locks. Learn more.
DECODING LEGAL TOPICS FOR STARTUPS AT SERIES A AND BEYOND
Join us for an immersive legal workshop with Bryan Sterba and Carl Hessler from Lowenstein Sandler and Rohit Jain from Oracle for Startups
ABOUT THE EVENT
In this workshop series, we will cover a framework for how CEOs and Heads of Technical teams can address tough legal challenges.
First session 12.15.20 with Matt Savare – Identifying IP strategies including copyright, patents, and trademarks.
Second session 1.12.21 with Bryan Sterba – Open-source legal issues, why it is important to have a strategy and how to enforce an open-source policy.
Third session 1.19.21 with Carl Hessler – Preparing to raise venture capital financing and legal pitfalls to avoid.
The workshops will cover legal topics for series A companies and beyond. Please bring questions for a Q & A portion at the end of the session.