Working with Local Startups
Cox Enterprises is proud to take a leading role in accelerating and supporting innovation within our industries and communities, while exploring opportunities for future growth.
Hypopotamus, a digital media outlet focused on the Southeast’s startup and technology industries, recently featured Cox’s approach to investing in and working with local startups. Cox Enterprises is actively involved with accelerator programs like Techstars Atlanta, Startup Runway, Engage Ventures and more.
The article lists the strategic reasons big corporations should look to local market startups and incubators, which include opportunities for acquisitions, a long-term approach to developing local talent, enhancing diversity and economic development support.
“New venture exploration within the metro Atlanta area has proven to be a successful approach for Cox Automotive,” says David Liniado, vice president of new growth at Cox Automotive. “Frequent face-to-face engagement, and the ability to more easily share resources and best practices, have all contributed to increases in operational efficiency.”
*pictured above is Angelo Damiano, founder and CEO of PowerSpike.
SHARE THIS NEWS
Read more like this
Cox Enterprises Announces STEAM-Powered Classroom Challenge with DonorsChoose to Provide Teachers with Essential Classroom Materials
Cox will match up to $100,000 in community donations toward STEAM and sustainability-related ...
Maury Wolfe, vice president of corporate responsibility and social impact at Cox Enterprises, has been...