Tonight we had our largest college internship fair yet called Startup + Student Connection: Spring 2014. Over 300 students signed up to attend from all over Atlanta, including a number from Georgia State and Georgia Tech.
When thinking about the program, it occurred to me that this exemplifies one of the major benefits of having a large tech entrepreneurship center: event scale. Putting on a standard internship fair is a ton of work, let alone one that has 300 students and dozens of startups. Our awesome staff and facilities make it possible.
Having 150+ startups in the same building makes it so that we can reach a large audience through email, Twitter, and word of mouth. More students and more startups means that there’s a wider variety of internships and an improved likelihood that a connection will be made. Finally, more students seeing the Atlanta Tech Village will result in…
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