Start-Opia is a destination for anyone who has a vested interest in the success of emerging companies, whether they are in Beta, Launch, Scale or Sale mode. Startup companies don’t come and go. They simply evolve–sometimes for as long as a decade, if not longer. While their needs change, they must remain accessible.

This new online portal offers ongoing exchange of information, collaboration and engagement between influencers, capitalists, startups and professional service experts.


What you missed - Chat about cloud storage, and you gotta drop Dropbox into the conversation. It’s valued at $10 billion. It’s got 400 million users in 200 countries. And it recently earned a  Read more


What you missed – With tech startup biz growing around the world, the media loves whipping out ‘Is _______ the next Silicon Valley???’ stories. Nicknames abound, sometimes tripping you back to 6th grade geography.  Read more


Everyone wants to be able to hop out of bed each morning and look forward to going to work. Wouldn’t it be great if your job didn’t feel like a job? Work is where we spend the majority of our waking hours, and a stiff, dull environment is not most people’s idea of a good time. Most... Read more


This Tuesday, June 16, join Atlanta Startup CEOs, entrepreneurs and startup lovers for a night of pedaling from downtown to midtown on a “startup tour.” This ride is part of The Atlanta Cycling Festival, which started Monday, June... Read more


What You Missed There’s a field day style, tug-of-war narrative that seems to pull between ‘Why Ed Tech Startups Are Hot’ and ‘Why Ed Tech Startups Are Not.’ On one hand, venture and equity funding for ed tech companies rose to  Read more


What you missed- As of Wednesday, July 29, there’s a new kid on the block, Windows 10. Microsoft has released the news behind their newest upgrade, and it is like no other. Microsoft is promoting the upgrade... Read more

New Yorker Entrepreneur Tips

There is a difference between people who call themselves entrepreneurs, and people who are entrepreneurs. The people who say they are have an idea, but don’t know how to execute that idea for success. They may have an idea that could become the next  Read more


Knock, Knock, Drinks a.k.a. The Latest on On-Demand Alcohol & Takeout Delivery Apps  What you missed – Considering we spend about $70 billion per year on food takeout, and about $9 billion of that comes from ordering online... Read more


What you missed – Uber is synonymous with ride-sharing. It has earned the most press (good and bad). It operates in 250 cities around the world, is swiftly approaching a $50 Billion market... Read more


The Latest on Startup Fashion  What you missed – Everybody has become an expert on fashion. Celebs are launching their own style publications/e-commerce sites. Gwyneth’s got  Read more


Key Takeaways Re: Bitcoin from Startopia What You Missed –  Read more


Atlanta-based startup HUX is taking the stress out of home cleaning. Boasting a five-star rating on Yelp and plenty of positive reviews, the “Uber of housecleaning” is becoming a must-use service... Read more


Key Takeaways Re: Livestreaming From Start-Opia What You Missed – All the cool kids are livestreaming. Though many apps exist to capture and broadcast live video with a smartphones, Meerkat and Periscope lead the pack by miles. Politicians are  Read more


Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution, is stopping in Atlanta with the Rise of the Rest tour Thursday, May 7 to hear from Atlanta’s best and brightest and invest $100,000 in a local startup. The Rise of the Rest Tour is designed to... Read more


Corporations are taking note as Atlanta continues to foster growth for startups and large companies alike while establishing itself as a hub for technology talent. Results of a recent study by... Read more

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