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TAG Fintech builds recognition of Georgia as the hub of choice for the world’s leading financial technology providers. The society’s goals include accelerating the accumulation of capital by its members, and to foster a business environment conducive to the ongoing success of companies, employees, service providers, educational institutions, entrepreneurs, and investors. As a result, this helps them to create, build, and maintain innovative financial services that meet their customers’ growing needs.

 

Driven by Innovation. Proven by Performance.

The Georgia-based Fintech ecosystem is dynamic and prospering. These representative numbers help define the ecosystem:

  • Fintech companies in Georgia (as of May 2021) – 201
  • Fintech employees in Georgia – 39,000+ (est.)
  • Revenue of 12 GA-headquartered public companies – $37 billion
  • Market capitalization of 12 GA-headquartered public companies – $192 billion (Dec. 2020)
  • Estimated global payments transactions processed by GA-based companies – 300 billion
  • 2020 investment funding for GA-based companies – $1 billion
  • 2021 investment funding for GA-based companies thru May 2021 – $400 million
  • Combined transaction volumes by Fiserv, FIS, Global Payments, and BofA Merchant Acquirers – 68.3 billion

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Webinar: CMMC 2.0: Level 2 CUI Breakdown

Many DoD subcontractors will be required to meet Level 2 compliance under CMMC 2.0 moving forward. While the tiered structure has alleviated some of the challenges associated with 1.0, it’s important to understand the changes to each level and what requirements are still in place, particularly when it comes to CUI.

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Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business is Now Home for the Georgia Fintech Academy

The Georgia Fintech Academy, a collaboration between the state’s fintech industry and the University System of Georgia (USG), has transitioned to Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Robinson was selected as the Fintech Academy’s institutional home after an incubation period with the USG.

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DefenseStorm Secures New $5M in Financing Round and Smashes its Own Records Heading into Fourth Quarter

DefenseStorm, the leading cloud-based cybersecurity, cybercompliance, and cyberfraud management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, today announced that Curql Collective, through its Strategic Investment Fund, Curql Fund I has invested $5M thanks to DefenseStorm’s unprecedented growth, bringing total funding to $52M.

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TAG FinTech ADVANCE Awards

The TAG FinTech ADVANCE program recognizes innovative U.S. FinTech companies with ties to Georgia.

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Fintech Society Board

Mike Morris
Interim Board Chair

Wipfli

JC Boyanton

Truist

Don Campbell

RightCourse

Amber Cutler

PwC

Rodrigo Dantas

EY

Kathleen Devlin

Accenture

Marie Ducheine

Fiserv

Collin Flotta

First Data

Cherie Fuzzell

Apple, Inc.

Laura Gibson

Featurespace

Jake Gocke

Deloitte

Qazi Haq

EY

Jim Hilley

ThoughtFocus

Natalie Hogg

PrimeRevenue

Bo Kamensky

Deloitte

Eric Leiserson

Idology

Elizabeth McQuerry

Glenbrook Partners

Chuck Meyers

Ondot Systems

Kristina Morris

ICBA

Dan Noyd

Jabian

Esther Pigg

FIS

Reese Porter

Andy Roberts

Cresa Global

Glen Sarvady

154 Advisors

Brian Schmidt

EY

Basant Singh

Equifax

Jonathan Siskin

Deluxe

Kristin Slink

ATDC

Jagruti Solanki

Bitpay

James Stevens

Troutman Sanders

Michael Wasserfuhr

MWBT LLC

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