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Inaugural Atlanta startup:COFFEE!

Wednesday, we hosted the first Atlanta startup:COFFEE at the Atlanta Batdorf Roastery. I decided to organize the event noting that in the past year, many of the local, vibrant Atlanta startup community have spent lots of time at our Roastery in meetings, and grabbing coffee. We’ve even hosted management meetings for companies like Scoutmob. We’ve Read more

Coffee Ambush- Intel!

While on my Portland/Olympia/Seattle trip, I had the opportunity to do some Coffee Ambushes. I was very excited about this, because I’ve not done them outside Atlanta and Nashville up to this point, and the thought of doing them elsewhere is really cool. And the three companies I chose were handpicked because of what they Read more

Coffee Ambush- Creative Loafing Atlanta!

This morning, Batdorf Atlanta Trainer/Educator Chandler Rentz and I Coffee Ambushed Creative Loafing Atlanta, our alternative news weekly. It was a blast, and the coffees were delicious! Check out the video! Coffee Ambush- Creative Loafing.

Ethiopia Coffee and Culture Celebration in Atlanta.

It all started with my first Ethiopian coffee ceremony several years ago. I was working for Dilworth Coffee, and was asked to come to a local Ethiopian grocery, as they were looking to buy an espresso machine. I had no idea I’d be invited to be a part of partaking of the coffee ceremony, and Read more