Working with Local Startups 

11/30/2018

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.  

READ: 5 Reasons Corporations Should Look Locally to Work with Startups 

techstars_670x520.gifThe 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.” 

Read the full article on Hypopotamus and learn more about Cox’s innovations and investments.  

*pictured above is Angelo Damiano, founder and CEO of PowerSpike. 

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