This VC firm wants to give you $50k. All you’ve got to do is name it.


Are you furiously researching college basketball teams, in the hopes of winning a few hundred dollars in your office March Madness pool? Try this instead: Come up with a new name for the venture capitalists spinning out of Atlas Venture, and you could win a $50,000 investment in their new fund.

As we reported last fall, the tech and healthcare teams at Atlas are going their separate ways, with the latter maintaining the Atlas brand. Since then, the tech group has been going by FKA. It originally worked with a naming firm to come up with its new moniker, but that didn’t work out. So now it’s turning to the crowd, and offering up a pretty substantial reward to whoever comes up with the perfect name.

Atlas has just launched a new website, in which you can suggest up to 10 names. If they pick yours, you will…

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