RAISE Forum Delivers Big for Startups

RAISE Forum Delivers Big for Startups (Metro Atlanta)

UF Innovate | The Hub graduate MYOLYN, a UF startup, was one of eight finalist companies selected to present at RAISE Forum hosted at Emory Goizueta Business School in November.

Friday, November 9th, marked the seventh semi-annual RAISE (Retention and Advanced Investment for the Southeast at Emory) Forum, hosted at Emory Goizueta Business School. With more than 50 startup applicants and 33 attending investors, RAISE saw its largest turnout since its founding four years ago.

Beyond the record number of individuals involved, RAISE hosted its most diverse array of companies—from technology and healthcare to textile and financial services. The leaders of these startups came from varying backgrounds and brought great professionalism and passion to the elite event.

After a vigorous interview and selection process, eight finalist companies presented to a room of potential investors in hopes to secure anywhere from $1 to $5 million in funding. SmartPM, brrr, MYOLYN, Leap Credit, Modjoul, Sudu, Ark Labs and Dune Medicalall pitched their solutions and plans for future strategic growth.

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