ATA and Nelson Mullins to Host Telemedicine Venture Fair, Seek Eligible Start-Up Companies

Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2013

The American Telemedicine Association and the law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough are pleased to co-host the inaugural ATA Telemedicine Venture Fair on Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The Fair, held as a part of the ATA 2013 Annual Meeting and Trade Show, will provide training, structured networking, and opportunities for collaboration between telemedicine start-ups and established venture investors.

ATA and Nelson Mullins are currently seeking dynamic developing firms to participate in our 2013 Telemedicine Venture Fair. Companies in all stages of growth and developmentincluding early stageare encouraged to apply. For selection criteria and the application process, please visit

This is a great way to help incubate innovative small firms in the telemedicine and mHealth space and, in doing so, advance the entire industry of telehealth and public health at-large, said Jonathan Linkous, Chief Executive Officer of the American Telemedicine Association.

The Telemedicine Venture Fair will include:

A panel of experts from the investment community to share advice and experiences on strategic partnerships, venture financing, and the state of the telehealth market;

A series of presentations from emerging companies in the industry; and

A networking period, allowing start-ups and investors to meet

Given the variety of innovative telehealth businesses and growing interest among financial and strategic partners, we feel this Venture Fair is an opportunity to share lessons learned and plant the seeds for mutually beneficial relationships among the industry, said Alexis Gilroy, a partner with Nelson Mullins and a leader of its Healthcare Technologies Group.

The ATA Annual Meeting and Trade Show is the premier exhibiting venue for companies looking to market their remote medical products and services to nearly 6,000 telemedicine professionals, institutional providers, government agencies and other healthcare stakeholders. It is also one of the fastest growing meetings in the world, as recognized by the magazine Trade Show Executive. For program and exhibiting information, visit

About the American Telemedicine Association

The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information visit

About Nelson Mullins

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 470 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. For more information on the Firm, go to, or call 803-255-9794.

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