ATLANTA, Sept. 25 — WorthPoint, an Internet-based data-and-media company that offers a vast database of sales records on art, antiques and collectibles, has been named one of 20 companies to present at the inaugural conference of Venture Atlanta 2008 this Oct. 15-16. The conference is the premier investor showcase for emerging technology companies in Georgia.
It is the second honor is as many weeks for WorthPoint. Last Thursday, WorthPoint CEO Will Seippel was one of five finalists in the “Technology Entrepreneur” category of the AeA Southeast Council’s “2008 Spirit of Endeavor Awards.”
AeA is the nation’s largest technology trade association representing all segments of the high-tech industry. The awards recognize outstanding individuals and companies in the region’s high-tech community.
“WorthPoint is proud to be a part of Georgia’s high-tech business community,” said Seippel. “Joining the Advanced Technology Development Center [ATDC] continues to pay dividends as we offer new services and grow our membership.”
About WorthPoint Corporation
WorthPoint Corporation is an Internet-based data-and-media company that offers a vast database of sales records on art, antiques and collectibles. Founded in 2007, WorthPoint has quickly become the world’s largest social network for researching the worth of antiques and collectibles. WorthPoint helps collectors understand the worth of their items, and provides expert advice from its team of Worthologists on how to preserve or sell antiques and collectibles. WorthPoint recently announced plans to acquire Dublin, Ohio-based GoAntiques, the oldest antiques-and-collectibles site on the Web.
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