Why Atlanta Ranks so High for Amazon HQ2


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Amazon recently announced its top 20 candidates for its second North American headquarters, a move representing multi-billion dollar investment into the selected metro’s economy–$5 billion in construction and up to 50,000 jobs.

Lisa Calhoun, general partner at Valor Ventures, spoke with some of Atlanta’s tech community superstars to gain insight into Atlanta’s draw for logistics giant Amazon. Serial entrepreneurs and insiders weigh in, citing trade, talent, momentum, and Atlanta’s position as a leader in supply chain and logistics technology, among their reasons why Atlanta tops Amazon’s picks.

Read full story in Inc Magazine here.

Organization Type: Business Enterprise
Article Type: Editorials
Industry: Logistics Technology
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Greater Atlanta
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