Shark Attack May 11, 2017

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Innovation Stars is a  virtual Accelerator Network where the BATCH is the Top 100 later-stage companies (STARS), plus 50 Future Stars are submitted by an exclusive network of PARTNERS from leading funds, organizations, co-working space and accelerators.

The GOAL is to fund and accelerate exits. Match technology is used to connect the Innovation Stars network hosted on Brite Idea Lab with the Georgia ecosystem to accelerate resource matching and deal flow syndication.

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Companies will be able to Exhibit physically at the Ritz Group monthly networking meetings, as well as virtually on the Ritz Group Expo.   Creating an e-Booth on the Capital Expo extends the exhibitor experience.  To learn more about exhibiting  (click here


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Want to PITCH at Shark Attack?    Once your information is received, we will contact you and schedule a virtual audition.  Candidates  are coached and evaluated.  The three best are chosen to pitch for a 4 minute pitch with a 10 minute Q&A.   To learn more  (click here)  

Brite Idea Lab is public-facing Search and Match  portal for Entrepreneurs with early stage businesses and Inventors with IDEAS to connect with corporations, organizations and universities.     Brite Idea Lab enables members to list their NEEDS to get help and shop for resources.    The Lab Rat mobile APP is used to VOTE on ideas providing a Crowd Cheering component to support the validity of the Idea.     The Innovation LAB is a remote on-site pitch event where 7 companies pitch and the audience comment, plus VOTE using  their  Lab Rat Mobile APP.   (learn more)

Partner with Innovation Stars 

  Exhibitor Tasting Event  

Innovation Stars 
Accelerator Network

National Innovation Portal

Innovation LAB (iLAB)  Pitch Event

Become a Partner 


Join us May 11th at the City Club in Buckhead for our monthly Networking and Shark Attack from 4:30 to 7:30pm    Shark Attack will feature 3 Veteran Judges(Sharks) vs. 3 early stage companies raising private equity funds. 


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 Upcoming Events


June 8, 2017 

  May 11, 2017 

Shark Attack Food & Bev Team

Barbara Guillory

Industry Group Leader (IGL)

Five (5) Shark Attack Pitching Companies

2 Rapid Fires and 3 Deep Dives

Pitch Tank Schedule

4/26 Foodie Pitch Tank #1 

Charlton Cunningham

Jake Rothschild

Shark Attack SHARKS

Erica Barrett

John Stephensen

Jake Rothschild


Southern Culture Artisan Foods

Irwin Street Community Kitchens