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Atlanta Tech Leaders Spearhead Inclusion in the Startup Ecosystem

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

What does it take to build a sustainable inclusive tech community? Leaders, of course! Rodney Sampson, venture investor at Tech Square Labs, recognizes 25 people taking Atlanta’s startup ecosystem by storm–and championing inclusion in creative ways while they’re at it. See who’s who here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/25-people-positioned-to-scale-atlantas-growing-inclusive_us_590fcab0e4b0f71180724609  

Top Atlanta Mobile Software Developers 2018

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise

“When people think of Georgia and Atlanta in particular, mostly images of peaches, Coca-Cola and large antebellum plantations spring to mind. But “Hotlanta” has a lot more to offer than big old houses and sugar water. Atlanta is also home to the 10th largest economy in the United States and …

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: GeekzWatch Features TAG’s Hub Magazine

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

TAG’s Hub Magazine is featured on the latest ‘Geekz Watch’ show: Tech Conferences Focus on Diversity | Geekz Watch Geekz Watch is a roundup of the best and latest tech, business, science, and startup news, and much more. The show is produced by Urban Geekz, a groundbreaking online news site geared …

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SE Tech Podcast Ep. 37 – Bandwagon with Harold Hughes

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

Host Kelli Kelley speaks with Harold Hughes from Bandwagon, a Secondary Ticket Marketplace created by sports fans, for sports fans. Bandwagon is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. Listen to the full podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/setech_podcast/ep-37-bandwagon-with-harold-hughes The SE Tech Podcast, hosted by Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, is a place to build …

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SaaS Funding Relative to Recurring Revenue

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise

Recently I was talking to an investor and he mentioned they were looking at a deal, liked the company, but were concerned with how much cash the startup had burned relative to current annual recurring revenue. For Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startups, it’s especially difficult to get the business model going, and once …

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How to Drive More Great Atlanta Tech Jobs

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Atlanta is the #10 city in the US for tech talent according to a recent report by CBRE. If 5,000 of our tech startups hire an average of just 2 people per year, we’d have an engine with 10,000 tech jobs a year.Organic. Local. Sustainable. Valor Ventures has a great …

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Health IT Startup Employs Blockchain for Efficient EHR

Industry: Health IT
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Hospitals may trade in their fax machines for a new way to keep electronic health records: blockchain technology. Atlanta healthcare startup Patientory leverages bitcoin and blockchain technology to simplify storage and processing of medical health records, with several layers of encryption. Roy Hadley, Chair of the TAG Info Security Society, …

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Meet The Woman On a Mission To Disrupt Philanthropy Through Tech

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

  Quinetha Frasier is the co-founder of Atlanta-based FinTech startup MyPledger. In an interview with UrbanGeekz, she talks about her passion to use technology as a tool to measure and improve social impact. “Tech accelerates an organization’s ability to interact and retain loyal donors,” Frasier said in the interview. “It …

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Struggling to Engage Millennials? It’s Not Them, It’s Your Technology

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

As millennials make up more and more of today’s workforce, many businesses are realizing their traditional methods of getting work done don’t cut it anymore. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, the millennial generation – those born between 1982 and 2000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau – represents …

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As Atlanta’s Startup Scene Goes, So Goes Atlanta

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

Atlanta’s own, David Cummings pens an interesting blog piece about Atlanta’s startup  community in Huffington Post. Check it out here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-cummings/as-atlantas-startup-scene_b_7188820.html

The 2017 ATL Startup Awards

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

ALY IN ATL:  Aly Merritt of Aly in the ATL, gives a great recap of the inaugural Atlanta Startup Awards, celebrating “startups that stand out.” Organized by Startup Atlanta and held at The Gathering Spot, the 2017 awards showcased the beginning of an Atlanta tradition. Read the details here: https://www.alyintheatl.com/blog/2017/5/16/the-2017-atl-startup-awards

Private Equity as the SaaS Savior

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

  Just in the last few weeks, two high growth Atlanta SaaS startups were recapped (code for new investors coming in and buying out existing investors, ideally at a much higher price than the last round.) Read all about these startups and more in an excellent blogpost by Atlanta’s celebrated …

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BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech- 09-26-16

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Type: TAG
Location: Statewide

    09-26-16: Atlanta’s Eco-Friendly Food Truck; Food Climate Tech Company comes to Midtown; Honey Bees help Web hosting ; plus  the Food Service Hiring App Hirewire.>> FOOD DAZE: Dates to Celebrate National Key Lime Pie Day         September 26 National Chocolate Milk Day     September 27 National Drink a Beer Day         …

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