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Only eight fast-growing startups chosen to participate in 7th RAISE Forum.
ATLANTA, Nov. 09, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Cooling fabric innovator brrr° was one of only eight companies chosen to present their business plans to active investors looking to place capital at the annual Emory RAISE Forum in Atlanta.
The elite conference is hosted by the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and was created to connect fast-growing revenue positive startups with investors seeking to make $1 million to $5 million investments in maturing technology companies in the Southeast.
Leaders of the startup companies invited to the RAISE Forum also receive consulting and mentoring from investors, professors and other business leaders.
“We are humbled to have been selected from such a quality group of Atlanta startups to participate in the RAISE Forum,” said Mary-Cathryn Kolb, Founder & CEO of brrr°. “We are actively seeking $3 million to $5 million in equity funding, and we are excited to share our growth story with such an influential gathering of investors.”
The RAISE Forum was established seven years ago by early stage investor Barry Etra to encourage collaboration across the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Southeast. The startup investment conference is now a pillar of the Entrepreneurship program at Emory’s Goizueta Business School.
brrr° was founded in 2014 to develop technologically advanced fabrics with superior cooling performance to improve the items we touch in our everyday lives. brrr° enhances the comfort of business clothing, casual clothing, athletic apparel, denim, uniforms, sheets and other textiles. The privately held Atlanta-based company is led by Founder and CEO Mary-Cathryn Kolb, who previously held senior positions at Spanx, Seven Jeans, TOMS Shoes and Von Dutch. For more information, please visit http://www.brrr.com.
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