ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kobiton announced today that it has been chosen as one of 34 Venture Atlanta Startup Showcase “companies to watch,” a group comprised of the most exciting early-stage businesses that are bringing big ideas into the next decade.

As a Venture Atlanta Startup Showcase Company, Kobiton will be spotlighted during a special networking event on October 16 where it will provide a “sneak peek” of its products and business plan and be given the opportunity to connect with investors, entrepreneurs and other technology leaders.

The 11th annual Venture Atlanta is the Southeast’s premier event for connecting technology innovation and investment capital and will take place October 16-17 in the heart of downtown Atlanta. With representation of over 140 funds and a roster of exciting speakers—including presentations from 33 of the region’s top rising star technology companies and keynotes from former NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson and Dave DeWalt, former CEO of FireEye, McAfee and Documentum—this year is anticipated to be a sold-out event and on track to be the largest and best yet.  

“We’re proud to be selected as a Venture Atlanta 2018 Showcase Company,” said Kobiton CEO Kevin Lee. “We look forward to the opportunity to showcase Kobiton and to foster innovation within the Atlanta technology community.”

Kobiton helps organizations improve mobile app quality, lower app abandonment and improve the customer experience by offering a comprehensive mobile testing platform that centralizes mobile app testing across public, local and private devices.

Kobiton has experienced 700% growth since June 2017 and has more than 25,000 users and 370 customers utilizing over 80,000 test minutes per month.

“For eleven years, Venture Atlanta has been connecting the Southeast’s best and brightest innovators with top-tier investors and other leaders in our technology ecosystem—helping to launch over 400 companies and secure over $2.6 billion in funding,” said Allyson Eman, executive director of Venture Atlanta. “This year, we’re thrilled to be showcasing the strongest and largest group yet of early and venture-stage companies as well as exciting startups still in the beginning stages. These companies reflect the incredible pool of talented people and continued opportunities for growth and innovation within our technology community.”

During the two-day event, over 900 expected participants and attendees will engage with regional as well as national venture capitalists, investors and other key players in the current technology landscape. The conference results in funding, national investor exposure, invaluable relationship building and mentoring by successful technology executives. Atlanta technology innovation hub, Tech Square Labs, will return as the event’s premier sponsor. Techstars will help kick off the conference on October 15 with Techstars Atlanta 2018 Demo Day in partnership with Cox Enterprises.

To learn more about Kobiton, visit kobiton.com For additional information about Venture Atlanta, to register for the event or to view the conference schedule, please visit www.ventureatlanta.org.

About Venture Atlanta
Venture Atlanta, the Southeast’s premier venture conference, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country's top-tier investors. Now in its 11th year as the region's largest investor showcase with over 900 attendees, Venture Atlanta connects the best and brightest entrepreneurs with local and national venture capitalists, bankers, angel investors and others who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of three leading Georgia business organizations: Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org.

About Kobiton
Kobiton is a powerful mobile device cloud that allows companies to manage the devices they own and access real public cloud devices for efficient, comprehensive test coverage. Simple to use, easy to access from anywhere, and highly flexible, Kobiton minimizes costs while increasing productivity, so businesses can get apps to market sooner. The mobile device cloud platform offers centralized testing history and insights to improve collaboration across teams; access to the most in-demand mobile devices to supplement existing inventory; significant cost savings; and easy integration with preferred IDEs and development tools.

Contact:

Drew Williams
Marketing Manager
drewwilliams@kobiton.com
404-268-1473