In the News + Community
Ventures ATL mentioned in The Wall Street Journal as an organization in America that is not only making a difference, but also helping to turn the page to an innovative way of addressing the large unemployment gap within the Autism community (between 80% - 90%).
Ventures ATL was selected and honored by DYMO as their first ever Business Spotlight. We were featured as a business using DYMO printers in a way that is making a significant impact in our community and inspiring those around the world.
Autism Live Interview - One of our Co-Founders (Chet) and our Managing Director (Jacob) were interviewed on Autism Live. Topics discussed include: our mission, operating model, and how we enable the success of our employees.
WSB TV - Georgia Game Changers Feature - Ventures ATL was honored as one of four organizations making a significant impact in Georgia. (Our feature begins at the 16:44 mark).
HollyRod Foundation DesignCare - Two of our Co-Founders, Chet and Sara, were invited by Holly Robinson Peete and her husband Rodney Peete to their foundation's 20th anniversary charity event in appreciation for the work Ventures ATL is doing to support a diverse work force. Award winners included Earvin "Magic" Johnson (Humanitarian Award) and Microsoft (Corporate Compassion Award).
Inspiration Matters Blog Post – Inspiration Matters is a global online community for people with disabilities that focuses on inspiration and encouragement. Ventures ATL was highlighted as “a valuable pillar of our society that is motivating an inclusive workforce”
One of our Co-Founders, Chet, was the featured speaker at the Els for Autism Golf Challenge this week! Chet addressed the work Ventures ATL is doing to create jobs in Atlanta for adults on the autism spectrum.
One of our employees, Emmanuel, was asked to be a part of a panel presenting and answering questions about autism employment at the 2018 Autism Conference & Expo of Georgia.
CBS Atlanta Feature – April 2018
“Local firm provides jobs, ‘purpose’ for autistic adults”
One of our board members and co-founders, Chet, was invited to speak at AutFest, a Hollywood event, hosted by the Autism Society, honoring and encouraging the film industry portrayal of characters with autism. AutFest 2018 was a big success and we are proud that Ventures ATL was represented among a talented group of people that are making impactful strides for autism awareness!
One of our board members and co-founders, Sara, spent time with Holly Robinson Peete this past weekend in Seattle at the Autism @ Work Summit hosted by Microsoft. Holly and her husband Rodney Peete are strong supporters of Autism Awareness and are doing great work through their foundation – The HollyRod Foundation.