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Food Startup Delivers Restaurant Week to the South

Industry: Logistics Technology
Focus: General Info
Location: Greater Atlanta

DoorDash, a tech company that is building the future of local, on-demand delivery, has announced that this week it is offering #DoorDashTastes, its first ever delivery-only Restaurant Week in Atlanta, Georgia and Miami, Florida. #DoorDashTastes celebrates our favorite restaurant partners who are offering exclusive deals just for DoorDash customers in …

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Emory Eye Center: Protect Your Vision during the Solar Eclipse

Industry: Health IT
Focus: Other
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Dekalb

ATLANTA, GA– August 21, 2017– Science history will be made on Aug. 21, 2017, when a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. The entire continent will experience a partial eclipse for two to three hours. About halfway through the event, people within a path stretching from Oregon to …

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Georgia ranks No. 1 for Aerospace Manufacturing

Industry: Other
Focus: General Info
Type: Education/Institution
Location: Statewide

ATLANTA, GA August, 21 2017– According to PwC’s 2017 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings index, Georgia ranked No. 1 among the top 10 U.S. states for aerospace manufacturing, while the U.S. once again remained first globally! Aerospace has a $64 billion economic impact in Georgia, and this incredible win for our …

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Equifax Recognized on Forbes Top 100 List of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for the Third Year in a Row

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

    ATLANTA, GA –August 17, 2017— For the third consecutive year, Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX), a global information solutions company, was named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 List of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies.” “At Equifax being innovative is an important element of our culture. It is the culmination …

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Major Retailer Launches Rooftop Solar Farms

Industry: Smart Energy
Location: Greater Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — August 17, 2017 — Today, The Home Depot announced its latest sustainability project: For 50 stores across the U.S., the home improvement retailer will convert the 104,000 square feet of rooftop space into miniature solar farms.   The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated …

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Sharecare and Hawks Launch Innovative Jersey Patch Partnership

Industry: Health IT
Focus: General Info
Location: Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — August 17, 2017 – Sharecare and the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club today announced a multi-year partnership in which the digital health company’s logo will appear on Hawks uniforms beginning in the 2017-18 season, and the two Atlanta-based organizations will launch the Sharecare Movement, aimed at making Atlanta …

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Major Expansion Plans for Swiss Tech Company’s Atlanta HQ

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: North Metro

    ATLANTA, GA– August 16, 2017–Veeam Software, a privately held information technology company that develops backup, disaster recovery and virtualization management software, is reportedly expanding its footprint in Alpharetta. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the Swiss-based company is planning a major expansion of its Metro Atlanta-based Americas headquarters, …

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INITIAL COIN OFFERINGS: WHAT EVERY ENTREPRENEUR NEEDS TO KNOW

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: Funding/Investment
Type: Education/Institution
Location: Midtown Atlanta

A number of startups have raised capital via Initial Coin Offerings at more than $1.3 billion globally. This ICO panel will be a lively discussion and answer questions from entrepreneurs, investors, and the legal community with respect to this market.

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Stephen Gold, VP & General Manager, Connected Enterprise for Honeywell will present the Top IoT Trends in the Connected Enterprise at the 2017 TAG IoT Symposium

Industry: Other
Focus: General Info

VP and General Manager,, Stephen Gold to deliver keynote on the Top IoT Trends in the Connected Enterprise   ATLANTA – (August 16, 2017) Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced that Stephen Gold, VP & General Manager, Connected Enterprise for Honeywell will be one of the keynote speakers at the annual …

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UPS Enhances Driver Safety Training With Virtual Reality

Industry: Logistics Technology
Focus: Innovation/R&D
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: North Metro

*VR experience to debut at nine U.S. Integrad® facilities this year
*UPS IT team created content that displays on VR headsets
*UPS Integrad technology supports company’s safety culture

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IBM to Deliver Personalized Fan Experience Through the IBM Cloud at Atlanta’s New Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

  ARMONK, N.Y. and ATLANTA, GA — August 15, 2017— IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced that it will help deliver a tailored fan experience through the IBM Cloud at Atlanta’s new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, scheduled to open later this month. When the doors of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium open to the public …

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