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Atlanta’s black tech founders are changing entrepreneurship in America. Can they avoid Silicon Valley’s mistakes?

Tristan Walker, Jewel Burks Solomon, Paul Judge, and other founders are part of a startup revolution that’s bringing tech talent, VC money, and serious change to the black mecca of…

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The Gathering Spot is an epicenter of culture, cowork, and cool

PHOTOGRAPH BY PATRICK KOLTS When I arrive at the Gathering Spot, frosted glass denotes two side-by-side entrances: one for members, another for guests. I step through the latter into the lobby,…

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Founders of Black-Owned Private Member Club The Gathering Spot Talks Purchasing A3C And LA Opening

Ryan Wilson attends Decisive Moment event in 2018 at Atlanta Airport. DECISIVE MOMENT   The Gathering Spot, deemed “a next-generation private membership club”, was founded in Atlanta in 2016 after fellow…

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Atlanta Attracts Wealthy Black Transplants

The Super Bowl host city is still a magnet for blacks, but the region ranks terribly in upward mobility. By Michael Sasso, Steve Matthews, and Margaret Newkirk Ryan Wilson, a…

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Atlanta’s A3C Festival & Conference Announces Strategic Investment for 15th Anniversary

Startups The Gathering Spot and Paul Judge Media Group, with A3C co-owner and managing partner Mike Walbert, together acquired a controlling stake in the event. The A3C Festival & Conference…

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Atlanta 500: Arts, Sports, & Entertainment

Ryan WilsonCo-founder and CEOThe Gathering Spot As CEO of the Gathering Spot, which he co-founded with T.K. Petersen, Ryan Wilson oversees a private membership club billing itself as a home for…

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Culture and Capital: Entrepreneurs Paul Judge, Ryan Wilson Acquire Controlling Stake in A3C

A3C Festival and Conference, the annual music, culture, and technology festival in Atlanta, will be led by a new set of backers with strong roots in the tech and entrepreneurial…

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Atlanta Tribune 2018 Best of Atlanta

The Gathering Spot was named one of the top event spaces in the city by the Atlanta Tribune. Read the full story here.

Member Events Atlanta

New Member Orientation

Monday, September 16 | 1pm Welcome to the TGS Family. Join us for Orientation to meet fellow members, learn all TGS has to offer and enjoy complimentary bites and drinks….

Member Events Atlanta

The Writers Room with Zane

Monday, September 16 | 7pm New York Times Best-Selling author, Zane penned dozens of novels in starting with “Addicted” in the late 90s. Most recently, she helped recording artist, Anthony…