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Georgia: #36 in Business Tax Climate

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Location: Greater Atlanta

Georgia comes in No. 36 nationwide for overall tax-friendliness, according to a report released Tuesday by the Tax Foundation…. Read more at the Atlanta Journal Constitution: http://www.ajc.com/news/business/georgia-ranks-no-36-in-business-tax-climate/nhtBj/

HowStuffWorks moves to Midtown

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Midtown Atlanta

HowStuffWorks will relocate from a Buckhead office tower to Ponce City Market in Midtown Atlanta. The company will join other tech companies in the facility including athenahealth, MailChimp. and Cardlytics… Read more from the Atlanta Business Chronicle: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/real_talk/2014/10/howstuffworks-moves-headquarters-to-ponce-city.html

Atlanta companies: Raising Money in October

Industry: Other
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Greater Atlanta

Twenty Atlanta companies in employee benefits, technology, real estate and investing raised almost $160 million during October through the sale of unregulated securities. Read more from the Atlanta Business Chronicle: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2014/10/28/20-atlanta-companies-that-raised-money-in-october.html 

Big Nerd Ranch Brings Popular App Development Bootcamps to Callaway Gardens

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Big Nerd Ranch Brings Popular App Development Bootcamps to Callaway Gardens Bootcamps Offer All-Inclusive, Immersive Training Retreats for Programmers, Designers and Developers ATLANTA (July 23, 2014) – Big Nerd Ranch, known globally for its highly effective immersive bootcamps in app development, today announced it will bring its Georgia-based bootcamps to …

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Companies Receive the 2014 TAG Excalibur Awards

Industry:
Type: TAG
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Unveiled Winners at special ceremony ATLANTA (October 24th, 2014) –The winners  of the 2014 TAG Excalibur Awards were announced Friday during a special ceremony at the Georgia Aquarium that attracted a sold-out audience of Georgia’s business and technology community. The Annual TAG Excalibur Awards celebrates …

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TAG Greater Augusta Hosts Cyber Security Conference

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Augusta

Special One-day Conference to focus on The Modern Adversary, Targeted Threats and Evolving Security Controls ATLANTA (October 6th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia’s Augusta Chapter together with the TAG Infrastructure Society announce a special one-day conference entitled U.S. Army, Cyber Security and Business Against a Common Foe, on Wednesday, …

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TAG Smart Energy Goes Back to the Future: Society Luncheon to present the Extraordinary Promise of DC Microgrids

Industry: Smart Energy
Type: TAG

ATLANTA (October 21, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia’s Smart Energy Society will host a luncheon focused on DC Microgrids at Club e in College Park on October 30th.  Speakers will include Guerry Waters, Vice President, Oracle Utilities; Sol Haroon, Director of Energy Services, IP Utilinet; and Clemson University Professor …

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TAG Athens Hosts Technology Town Hall

Industry: Other
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Type: TAG
Location: Athens

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend. ATLANTA (October 10th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry and the TAG Athens Chapter, will be hosting a Technology Town Hall meeting …

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TAG Seeks Nominations for 2014 TAG Marketing Awards

Industry: Interactive Marketing

Fifth Annual Awards Celebrate Top Technology Marketing Leaders in Georgia ATLANTA – October 10, 2014 — TAG Marketing, a society of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Georgia’s premier organization for technology marketing events, announced today that nominations are open for the 2014 TAG Marketing Awards. Open to all …

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TAG to Honor Shay Bentley-Griffin at 2014 Digital Media & Entertainment Industry Summit

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Type: TAG-Ed

Georgia’s preeminent casting director recipient of the ‘Icons of the Industry’ Award ATLANTA (September 10th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in partnership with the TAG Digital Media and Entertainment Society will honor Entertainment professional Shay Bentley-Griffin of Chez Bentley at its  2014 Digital Media & Entertainment Industry Summit …

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Mayor, Mayor-Elect to Participate TAG Technology Town Hall in Augusta

Industry: Other
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Augusta

Area business and government leaders, technologists and media are encouraged to attend. ATLANTA (October 6th, 2014) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry and the TAG Greater Augusta Chapter, will be hosting a Technology Town Hall …

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Digital Entertainment Startups Showcased in Hub Magazine

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: Startups
Type: TAG

The latest issue published by Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) features Georgia Innovators in Digital Media and Entertainment. ATLANTA (October 1st , 2014) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation’s largest state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation, recently showcased eight new technology startup companies …

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Nearly 500- Job expansion in Atlanta for Verizon Wireless

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Greater Atlanta

By: Atlanta Business Chronicle Verizon Wireless is doubling down in metro Atlanta with plans to add more than 430 jobs. Read more at: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/atlantech/2014/03/verizon-wireless-rings-up-500job-atlanta-expansion.html

Emory start-ups prove successful in impact, getting inventions to market

Industry: Smart Energy
Focus: Startups
Location: Dekalb

The results are in from the first comprehensive survey of Emory University’s 72 start-up companies. Todd Sherer, associate vice president for research and executive director of Emory’s Office of Technology Transfer, says the survey, which was several years in the making, is the most complete report to date on Emory’s …

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UGA Launches Online Master of Internet Technology degree

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Location: Athens

Working professionals now have an opportunity to upgrade their business and digital skills, thanks to the Online Master of Internet Technology from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

The program, which launches in the fall, is already accepting applicants who are seeking a flexible way to update their computer skillset and learn about project management and leadership.

“We created this program primarily for working professionals who want to advance their careers as digital innovators but may not be able to attend courses regularly,” said Craig Piercy, director of the Master of Internet Technology program.

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