10 Startups From Atlanta You Should Know About

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 country.

You should definitely watch out for these startups:


AnswerRocket’s goal is to empower business users to get answers to their day to day business questions instantly.   AnswerRocket is like Google™ search for business intelligence and analytics.


Launched in 2014, Bastille is the first security company to detect and mitigate threats affecting the Internet of Things. Bastille secures the IoT on corporate campuses by bringing visibility to airborne threats and allowing for preemptive response. Through proprietary software and sensor technology, Bastille scans a corporation’s airspace to identify and localize all RF emitting devices allowing for situational awareness for IT security teams.


BitPay is a payment processor for Bitcoin. Founded in 2011 by Ga Tech graduates, Tony Gallippi and Stephen Pair, BitPay has grown from 3 employees to 90+ worldwide, expanding our campus from Atlanta to South America and Europe.

Bluefin Payment Systems 

Bluefin Payment Systems is a secure payment technology for enterprises, financial institutions and small-medium sized businesses worldwide. Bluefin’s proprietary PayConex platform features PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE), the QuickSwipe mobile POS system, tokenization, transparent redirect and more. Bluefin is a Participating Organization of the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) and is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in New York, Chicago and Tulsa.

Greenway Health

Greenway Health’s integrated clinical, financial and administrative information solutions empower providers to improve the health of individuals and whole populations — such as those with chronic conditions or the genetic potential for diseases like diabetes or Alzheimer’s — while reducing costs and improving efficiency and satisfaction. Greenway’s open, integrated electronic health record/practice management system, revenue cycle services, patient portal and other solutions are used by 80,000 clinicians in 11,000 sites nationwide.


NexDefense provides cybersecurity for the automation and control systems of critical infrastructure. It’s product Sophia, the first Industrial Network Anomaly Detection (INAD)
 system, presents real-time intelligence that empowers operators to quickly expose anomalies, and act before impact to avoid potential disruption and maintain reliability. Sophia’s
 ability to discover assets, visualize traffic patterns, and alert on deviations from normal operations provides unprecedented visibility and insight that limits risk, reduces liabilities, and ensures the integrity of the automation and control systems that are essential to our nation’s infrastructure.

Parkmobile, LLC                                             

Parkmobile is the leading provider for on-demand and prepaid mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. We seamlessly integrate parking everywhere to ensure people on the move enjoy delightful mobility experiences.


QSpex allows prescription eyewear fulfillment in hours through a lens transfer system that provides unadulterated optics and additive treatments. It offers consumers customized prescription eyewear, delivered same-day via a personalized delivery and dispensing service, to the consumers’ location of choice.


ReST’s mission is to use adaptive technology to create the perfect sleep environment.  The company tracks sleep data AND automatically respond to that data to help people sleep better.  The ReST Bed™ incorporates a patented smart fabric, which senses changes in pressure and interacts with the mattress in order to automatically respond to the sleeper’s comfort and support needs throughout the night.


Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement platform that provides people with personalized resources to help them live their healthiest lives.

Each Top 10 company will present their innovation on-stage during the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 25th, 2015, at the Cobb Gallery.

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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.
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