How Hot is the Atlanta Startup Scene?

By | May 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Atlanta is hot ya’all, and I’m not only talking about the temperature! The city is buzzing about its growing tech ecosystem. From Atlanta Tech Village to the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), and Opportunity Hub (OHUB), local entrepreneurs have …



DeskHub Opens New Entrepreneurial Space in Atlanta

By | Apr 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm

DeskHub, an entrepreneurial workspace dedicated to providing a creative and collaborative environment for like-minded individuals, is opening its doors in the heart of Buckhead, Atlanta. DeskHub workspaces are centrally located in desirable neighborhoods with office …



Farrago Comics is Spotify for Comic Books

By | Apr 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It could be argued that the golden age of the comic book has long passed, but there’s still plenty of diehard fans along with a number of comic books and graphic novels that are still going strong, attracting new readers on a regular basis.  However, like most…

Product Launch


DoubleNet Pay Launches App to Help Employees Save

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Atlanta-based company DoubleNet Pay launched a financial wellness app in the ADP Marketplace that fully integrates with employer payroll providers to pay employees’ bills and fund savings plans. DoubleNet Pay automatically tracks and pays employees’ bills around their …



10 Startups From Atlanta You Should Know About

By | Mar 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)  announced the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. These companies were singled out for showing the highest degree of innovation and the greatest effect of promoting Georgia’s technology industry throughout the …



Worldpay Commits $1M to Accelerate FinTech Innovation in Atlanta

By | Mar 4, 2015 at 8:00 am

International payment and service company, Worldplay, announced that it will grant $1 million to establish a financial technology entrepreneur program at Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). The company will fund a new accelerator at ATDC for the next …



Audio Discovery Startup Nexidia Expands Tools to Help Customer Calls

By | Feb 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Atlanta-based Nexidia, a startup that provides indexing and mining software for audio and video, is enhancing its discovery application, by incorporating the Neural Phonetic Speech AnalyticsTM. Nexidia Search will now be able to provide more discovery tools for the review …

Programs & Resources


Tech Talent South, Atlanta-based Code Immersion Program, Kicks off 6th Session

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The sixth session of rapidly growing programming education startup Tech Talent South is about to kick off their Atlanta-based 8-week Code Immersion Program. This program is ranked as one of the top coding bootcamps in the South, and this code immersion program will be hosted …

Social Good


New Story: Writing a New Chapter of Tech and Social Good

By | Dec 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

Founded in September 2014, New Story is leveraging technology for social good. Using their transparent crowdfunding platform, the New Story community has been able to fund two new homes for families afflicted by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti: these families have been living in…

Programs & Resources


Coca-Cola Bridge Program Connects Israeli Startups to Global Ecosystem [Video]

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 10:00 am

The Coca-Cola Company started a 6-month program for the Israeli entrepreneurial community called The Bridge, with the aim of  connecting Israeli startups to all major global markets including the U.S., Europe, Africa, Eurasia, and the Pacific. According to this article, …



Mobile Developers Win 30K in Cash Prizes With App for American Cancer Society

By | Sep 26, 2014 at 3:04 pm

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber, announced today the winners of the first ever Mobility Live Hack-Back Invitational. Team MTM-Hack, lead by Tamby Kojak and included team members Matt Byrne and Mahmoud Abouelnasr, bested …

Co-working Spaces


Chicago’s Industrious Expands Co-working Space to Atlanta

By | Sep 12, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Chicago-based Industrious, a designer co-working space, announced plans to expand their space and services to Atlanta in Midtown’s “Silhouette” building, 1447 Peachtree St. The 11,000 square foot space will cater to entrepreneurs and small businesses seeking …



Teledini Might Be The Answer For Successful Visitor to Customer Conversion

By | Aug 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Life is tough for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) these days, especially when it comes to driving web traffic and conversion of visitors to customers. That’s in large part due to the fact that SMBs simply don’t have it in their budget to…



Atlanta Tech Accelerator Flashpoint Raises Second Round of $1M fund

By | Jun 4, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Flashpoint, an Atlanta venture aimed at launching the next generation of tech startups, has raised its second $1 million fund. As reported today in Atlanta Business Chronicle, the Georgia Tech based accelerator has helped seed startups who have collectively raised more than …



Marketo Heads East and Picks Atlanta as Hub

By | May 22, 2014 at 11:00 am

San Francisco-based Marketo is opening its East Coast office in Atlanta, the company’s first major expansion since the recent IPO. Marketo, a software company that helps its business-to-business customers manage marketing campaigns and generate sales leads, will open a …



Digital Atlanta is Now SouthWiRED

By | May 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Digital Atlanta, one of the city’s biggest technology events, announced that is has rebranded and is now SouthWiRED. The rebranding has been issued to more accurately reflect their intentions in becoming a tech conference for the region, not just Atlanta. SouthWiRED, …



Yik Yak: The App That’s Taking Universities By Storm

By | May 14, 2014 at 12:02 pm

Brooks Buffington and Tyler Droll started Yik Yak on a whim, but quickly a “side project” turned into an app that college students can’t get enough of. Buffington and Droll, both Atlanta natives and 23-year-old young entrepreneurs, launched the app at Furman …