October 12, 2022

CIRT Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2022 Showcase Company


Jennifer Davidson, [email protected]

Over $6.5 billion in funding awarded to date; leading tech investment conference continues to select large and diverse lineup of innovators from the Southeast’s hottest tech markets

ATLANTA – October 12, 2022

CIRT (Can I Recycle This, Inc.) announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 450-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to be showcased at Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 on October 19-20. For 15 years, the annual conference has been selecting the most promising tech companies and bringing in the top investment firms from across the nation to hear them pitch. Venture Atlanta has helped launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, spinning out $17 billion in successful exits. 

CIRT is leading the way when it comes to actionable intelligence for materials recovery, and we’re excited to engage with investors looking to support the climate tech and circular economy markets. Venture Atlanta gives us the opportunity to accelerate our growth by getting us in front of and connected with the right partners! - Kat Shayne, Co-Founder & CEO of CIRT

CIRT is changing the way we buy and recirculate materials. Through our B2B SaaS platform, we offer actionable intelligence for materials recovery. We sit at the intersection of producers and buyers, with proprietary technology that communicates the fate of materials associated with the end of life of products and their packaging.

As in previous years, Venture Atlanta FORWARD 2022 is a sold-out event, with over 1,200 entrepreneurs, founders, investors, and business leaders expected to be in attendance. A new venue for this year’s Venture Atlanta—the Woodruff Arts Center at 1280 Peachtree Street—reflects the growing intersection of art and technology. 

“Venture Atlanta has established itself as the authority for recognizing technology innovation across the Southeast and beyond, connecting the best and brightest innovators with top-tier, national investors and other leaders in the tech ecosystem,” said Venture Atlanta CEO Allyson Eman. “We again set a new record with nearly 500 applicants for Venture Atlanta Forward 2022—it’s our most competitive year yet. With an impressive slate of 87 presenting and showcase companies, a record number of sponsors, and a brand-new venue, we’re continuing to raise the bar for what will be our 15th anniversary event.”

Venture Atlanta boasts a roster of highly successful alumni, including CallRail, Car360, Flock Safety, Florence Healthcare, Kabbage, ParkMobile, Pindrop Security, Salesforce Pardot, Salesloft, SingleOps, Stax, and Terminus.  

To learn more about CIRT (Can I Recycle This), visit www.cirt.tech. 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 technology innovation event, is where the region’s most promising tech companies meet the country's top-tier investors. As the Southeast's largest investor showcase helping launch more than 700 companies and raise $6.5 billion in funding to date, the event connects the region’s top entrepreneurs with local and national investors and others in the technology ecosystem who can help them raise the capital they need to grow their businesses. The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of the Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). For more information, visit www.ventureatlanta.org. For updates, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, and visit our blog.

About CIRT (Can I Recycle This)

Your Guide To Materials Recovery 

The CIRT platform is backed by the world’s first centralized database of wastesheds, materials, and products. We provide businesses across the US with real-time access to location-specific product recovery information — or more simply, an accurate answer to the question “Can I Recover This?” Our database helps your company: Set, track and attain ESG goals; Save money on packaging costs and landfill fees; Mitigate risk with independent, third-party validation. For updates, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and visit our blog.