Driven by innovation and proven by performance

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

  • 57.7 billion U.S. purchase transactions are processed by Georgia-based acquirers, two-thirds of the total volume.
  • The top 20 Georgia-based FinTech’s alone generate an estimated $72 billion in annual revenue.
  • The top 10 Georgia-based public companies have a combined market capitalization of over $192 billion.
  • More than 38,000 FinTech specialists drive our ecosystem.
  • Georgia FinTech organizations spans many vertical financial services segments

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Recent Fintech blog posts

Georgia-Based FinTech Companies Recognized at TAG Summit Technology Awards

By Don Campbell, RightCourse

At the 2020 Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Summit, one of the largest technology conferences in the Southeast, TAG announced two award groups that recognized Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of the state’s technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally. What’s key here is that about one-third of the award winners are members of the dynamic and growing FinTech community.

Encouraging FinTech Signs Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

By Chip Harden, Ondot Systems

As the United States copes with shrinking GDP numbers and rapidly ballooning unemployment amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, there are decidedly few sectors not suffering considerably from the demand and supply shock this current environment has precipitated.

How Banks and FinTechs are Stepping Up Amid COVID-19

By Glen Sarvady, 154 Advisors

The timing couldn’t be better for TAG FinTech’s Friday panel discussion featuring executives from Alogent, Atlantic Capital Bank, Greenlight and Truist. Too often the business narrative has banks and fintech companies pitted against each other in a pitched battle for supremacy and survival. Thankfully this perception had already begun to recede- there are far more reasons for collaboration than competition among these players- but there’s nothing like a common enemy to help solidify alliances.

More Fintech blog posts

Recent Fintech News

Fintech South Goes Virtual, Oct. 5-9, 2020

Annual Event to Connect More Than 2,500 Global Fintech Leaders with over 60 Hours of Content

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Coalition of Startup Advocates Voice Strong Support for IGNITE American Innovation Act

A coalition of advocates for the startup ecosystem today expressed their strong support for the IGNITE American Innovation Act, introduced by Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN). The coalition organizations include: The National Venture Capital Association, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, TechNet, AdvaMed, Center for American Entrepreneurship, Medical Device Manufacturers Association, Angel Capital Association, and Technology Councils of North America.

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PPRO announces 85% volume growth despite pandemic, accelerates plans with new investment from Sprints and Citi

PPRO, the world’s leading local payments platform-as-a-service, reports today an 85% increase in transaction volume from last year, highlighting the exponential opportunities for cross-border e-commerce amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Due in part to a massive digital shift in e-commerce consumer behavior, PPRO is now processing an annual run rate of USD 9bn in payment transaction volume.

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More Fintech News at TAGWire

FinTech South 2020

FinTech South 2020

October 5-9
Virtual Experience

Join us as we host 2,000+ fintech leaders from around the world for a full week of programming and experiences designed to help you drive business success and thrive in the new normal.

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Events On Demand

How Banks and Fintechs are Stepping up Amid COVID-19
May 1, 2020
FinTech Lifetime Achievement Award

FinTech Lifetime Achievement Award

Meet Chip Mahan, 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee

FinTech Hall of Fame

TAG FinTech ADVANCE Awards

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

See this year's finalists

Fintech Society Board

Sean Banks
Board Chair

TTV Capital

Dave Armento

New Dominion

Mahesh Athalye

UST Global

Sarah Arvin

Billy Banks

SunTrust Bank

Chris Baugher

Alston & Bird

John Beisner


Michael Bernot


JC Boyanton


Brendan Byrne


Don Campbell


Amber Cutler


Tyler B. Dempsey

Troutman Sanders LLP

Aaron Desouza

Grant Thornton LLP

Marie Ducheine


Collin Flotta

First Data

Cherie Fuzzell

Kevin Gallagher


Jeff Gapusan


Laura Gibson


Jake Gocke


Maribel A. Herrera


Nicole Ibbotson


Bo Kamensky


Shashi Kidambi

Blackstraw LLC

Austin Landes


Brendan McGuire

PNC Bank

Elizabeth McQuerry

Glenbrook Partners

Jeff Mette


Chris Millner

North Highland

Andrew B. Morris

The FinTech Agenda

Mike Morris


Dan Noyd


Nathan Ottinger

Atlantic Capital Bank

Jeff Paglon

Crowe Horwath

Tom Pierce
Fintech Steering Committee


Esther Pigg


Reese Porter
Director of Strategic Partnerships


John Riordan


Andy Roberts

Cresa Global

Josh Roberts


Tom Roberts


Jim Russell


Glen Sarvady

154 Advisors

Jonathan Siskin


Kristin Slink


Laura Snyder

Crowe Horwath

Jagruti Solanki


Michael Wasserfuhr


Jodi Weintraub

Vesta Corporation

Chris White

Savills Studley

Matt Wise


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