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The Home Depot and Pinterest to Expand “Shop the Look” with More Than 100,000 Décor Products

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

  ATLANTA, March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Home Depot® and Pinterest have partnered to dramatically expand Pinterest’s visual discovery feature, Shop the Look, with more than 100,000 new shoppable home décor products, including vanities, faucets, lighting, textiles, tabletop and interior décor. Shop the Look makes it easy to search and buy similar …

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MASON MEGA RAIL BREAKS GROUND

Industry: Logistics Technology
Focus: Other
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Savannah/Coastal Georgia

Savannah, Ga.–March 27, 2018 – The Georgia Ports Authority broke ground on its $126.7 million Mason Mega Rail Terminal Tuesday. The expansion will increase the Port of Savannah’s rail lift capacity to 1 million containers per year, and open new markets spanning an arc of cities from Memphis to St. Louis, …

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Equifax Names Mark Begor as Chief Executive Officer

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

ATLANTA, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced that its Board of Directors has concluded its previously announced CEO search process and appointed Mark Begor as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 16. Mr. Begor will also become a member of the Equifax Board of Directors. Mark L. Feidler, Chairman of the Board …

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Congressional Federal Credit Union Chooses Gro Solutions to Streamline Digital Onboarding and Strengthen Member Experience

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

Gro Solutions, a leading provider of digital growth solutions for banks and credit unions, announced Washington-based Congressional Federal Credit Union ($903 million in assets) has chosen Gro CheckoutTM, a component of Gro’s cloud-based Digital Sales Platform, to streamline its digital onboarding workflow while creating a simple and intuitive user experience for its members.

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Governor Deal Proclaims “Georgia Technology and Innovation Day” at Annual Technology Summit

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Location: Downtown Atlanta

  ATLANTA, GA —  Governor Nathan Deal, referencing the 13,000 technology-related companies in Georgia, proclaimed a resolution marking March 21, 2018 as Georgia Technology and Innovation Day. The Governor included the special announcement during his speech at Technology Association of Georgia’s annual Summit held this past week in Atlanta at …

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BioIQ Raises $26.5M to Transform Value-Based Care Delivery for Payers, Providers and Consumers

Industry: Health IT
Focus: Funding/Investment
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

      ATLANTA, GA — March 26, 2018 — BioIQ, a healthcare technology company driving the shift to value-based care,  announced it has raised $26.5M. The financing was led by HealthQuest Capital, with Arboretum Ventures and select insiders joining the syndicate. BioIQ will use the funding to fuel continued growth and support …

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BAI Announces Its 2018 Global Innovation Awards are Open for Submissions

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

BAI announced the 2018 BAI Global Innovation Awards are now open for submissions. The application is available at https://www.bai.org/globalinnovations.
Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 13, 2018. Finalists will be announced this summer then later celebrated at BAI Beacon 2018, the financial services industry’s premiere conference, on October 9-11 in Orlando.

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Sharecare CEO Jeff Arnold to Interview Walmart’s David Hoke at The Conference Board’s Employee Health Care Conference in San Diego

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place, today announced that its co-founder, chairman and CEO Jeff Arnold will interview David Hoke, Walmart’s senior director of Associate Health and Wellbeing, at The Conference Board’s 18th Annual Employee Health Care Conference in San Diego.

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ADAPTURE Named Atlanta Business Chronicle 2018 Pacesetter Finalist

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

ATLANTA, March 6, 2017 – The Atlanta Business Chronicle included ADAPTURE as a finalist on its 2018 Pacesetters list, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in Atlanta.

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Porter Keadle Moore Offers Innovative Solution for Community Financial Institutions to Manage Information Security Functions and Compliance

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

Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) announced it is expanding the services provided by its Systems Assurance Group to provide community banks and credit unions with outsourced chief information security officer (CISO) expertise and capabilities. PKM is an accounting and advisory firm that serves public and private financial institutions, insurers, technology companies and entrepreneurial small businesses.

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