Four Athens Summer 2016 Community Roundup

Summer doesn’t slow down for the Four Athens startup community. Local companies and community partners have kept up the momentum generated from the first official Athens Georgia Startup Week in March, with a slew of activities that continue to strengthen the community of support for startups and small business success in Classic City. Here’s a roundup of #StartupATH community, tech education, and entrepreneurship events from summer 2016:

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Classic City Chili Cook-off

On a beautiful autumn day in Athens last week, the Classic City Chili Cook-off sponsored by local digital marketing firm HW Creative brought close to 100 people to Little Kings Shuffle Club downtown for a tasty lunchtime event benefiting Four Athens. The friendly competition between participating Four Athens member startups and local restaurants was a quest to win people’s choice in four categories: Best Classic, Best Flaming, Best Veggie, and Best Restaurant.

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2015 Athens Game Jam Wrap Up

The 2015 Athens Game Jam took place this past weekend from Friday May 15th at 5pm through Sunday May 17th. Seven teams in total participated in this year’s event, creating games over the weekend along the theme The 80’s to compete for prizes. Game jammers chose their favorites at the Showcase on Sunday afternoon, after each team presented their game’s concepts and features, followed by a few hours of open play time for attendees to experience each game as votes were cast and tallied.

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