PPRO names Robert Schwegler as new Chief Technology Officer

Corporate Development | Fintech

Cross-border payment specialists, PPRO, has announced, Robert Schwegler as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), as of 1st May, to further strengthen the PPRO Management Team.

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MFGWatch 2019 Delivers Insight into North American Manufacturing Ecosystem

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

MFG.com, the preeminent online manufacturing marketplace, today announced the availability of its MFGWatch 2019 Manufacturing Report (https://zc.vg/sf/Qmdvl). The survey was completed by both sourcing professionals and custom manufacturers who have used the MFG.com Global Custom Manufacturing Marketplace to expand their supply chain and win business.

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Infinity, Inc. Issues Community Challenge for Annual Bytes for Bites Competition

Savannah

Bytes for Bites is a friendly two-week food and fund drive competition coordinated by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the Georgia Food Bank Association. The goal is to engage Georgia’s technology and startup community in the fight against hunger through a friendly competition to benefit Georgia’s regional Food Banks.

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Alogent Named Among the 40 Fastest Growing Companies in Georgia

Fintech

Alogent, a global leader in providing banks and credit unions with deposit automation, item processing, enterprise information management, and digital banking solutions, today announced today it has been named to the Georgia Fast 40.

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TAG Infrastructure Announces Google’s Heather Dooley as Keynote for 7th Annual 2019 Data Center Summit May 22nd in Alpharetta

Infrastructure

The TAG Infrastructure Society, part of Technology Association of Georgia, announced that it will be hosting its 7th Annual 2019 Data Center Summit featuring Google Data Center’s Heather Dooley as Keynote Speaker on May 22nd from 11am to 1:15pm at the Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta, GA.

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Open Doors Atlanta Celebrates the Launch of a New Property Locator App Designed to Connect Homeless to Housing

Mobility

Open Doors Atlanta, a nonprofit with innovative new solutions for addressing homelessness, celebrated the release of its new Property Locator App 2.0 with a launch party on April 23rd.

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PPRO and HighRadius Partner to Expand B2B Payment Options for Global Clients

Fintech

PPRO, a leading global e-payments specialist, has partnered with HighRadius, a fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service company specializing in automating the order-to-cash and treasury management processes, to offer merchant clients a faster and easier way and more options to accept payments from their buyers.

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PDI Launches PDI Marketing Cloud Solutions to Broadly Serve Needs of Convenience Retailers and Petroleum Wholesalers

Cloud | Marketing | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, announces PDI Marketing Cloud Solutions, adding world-class marketing and loyalty capabilities to PDI’s leading ERP, Logistics and Fuel Pricing portfolio.

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Georgia Businesses Generated $7.15 Billion in Economic Impact Last Year Using Google Search and Ad Tools

Data Science & Analytics

Google announced today that 39,000 businesses, publishers and nonprofits in the state of Georgia used Google search and advertising tools last year to connect with the people and communities they serve — generating $7,150,000,000 in economic activity.

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New Lead Gen and ROI Agency Launches in Atlanta – Focused on Supply Chain Logistics

Marketing | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Kara Brown and Will Haraway, two Atlanta-based supply chain marketing experts, have announced a new B2B marketing agency—Lead Coverage—launching immediately. Lead Coverage is focused exclusively on the supply chain space, helping companies develop, or boost, lead generation through targeted marketing strategies and media coverage that drives inbound conversions and measurable marketing ROI.

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National Institutes of Health Awards Moonlight Therapeutics with a $2.5 Million Grant to Advance Development of Peanut Allergy Treatment Funding to support company’s preclinical development of a breakthrough allergy treatment.

Digital Health

Moonlight Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing treatments for food allergies, announced today the receipt of $2.5 million in funding for preclinical studies and product development that will enable preparations for a clinical trial for its lead program in peanut allergy.

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Governor Kemp Signs Historic SB157 at Community Bankers Association of Georgia Headquarters

Corporate Development

Governor Brian P. Kemp signed SB 157 into law at the Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA) headquarters today before a group of community bankers from across the state.

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TAG Announces 2019 Sales Leadership Awards Nominees

Sales Leadership

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has announced the nominees for the 2019 TAG Sales Leadership Awards. Winners will be revealed at a special awards event on Tuesday, April 9th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at the Stave Room, 199 Armour Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30324.

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VoApps Names John Fasano as CEO

Corporate Development | Sales Leadership

VoApps, a technology company that provides innovative voicemail solutions to help businesses reach mobile contacts with consideration and compliance, announced today that its board of directors has appointed industry veteran John Fasano as CEO.

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ADAPTURE Named One of 2019 CRN Tech Elite Solution Providers

Cloud | Information Security | Infrastructure | Product Management

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized ADAPTURE on its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors a select group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size.

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Linn Area Credit Union Selects Alogent to Replace Legacy Solutions and Implements a Single and Consolidated Payments Ecosystem

Fintech

Alogent, an innovator in end-to-end enterprise payment processing, content management, and digital banking solutions for financial institutions, announced today that Linn Area Credit Union, a full-service financial organization with branches in Cedar Rapids and Marion, Iowa, has replaced its legacy solutions with Alogent’s ImagePoint suite of solutions, in an effort to deploy a more cohesive and efficient ecosystem with less check fraud.

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UPS and Havertys Furniture Among the Honorees at First Annual Atlanta Supply Chain Awards

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

UPS and Havertys Furniture were among the honorees at the first annual Atlanta Supply Chain Awards, held March 12 at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta.

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Advanced Technology Development Center Announces the ATDC Startup Showcase Class of 2019

Devops | Digital Health | Marketing

The Advanced Technology Development Center, Georgia’s technology incubator, announced five startups will be graduating from the program’s top-tier ATDC Signature portfolio at the 2019 ATDC Startup Showcase.

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Sharecare announces winners of Inaugural Sharecare Awards

Digital Health

Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, has announced the recipients of its first-ever Sharecare Awards, which recognize excellence in health and wellness programming and productions.

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PDI Receives Investment from Insight Venture Partners to Fuel Continued Global Growth

Corporate Development

PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum and logistics industries, announced today an investment by Insight Venture Partners (Insight) to support the company’s continued global growth. Insight Venture Partners joins Genstar and TA Associates, who will both retain minority stakes in PDI.

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Vizzia Technologies Achieves Record 54% Year-on-Year Growth in 2018

Corporate Development | Digital Health

Vizzia Technologies, a leading provider of managed real-time location systems (RTLS) for healthcare organizations, announced record revenue growth of 54% for FY 2018, fueled by growing customer demand and industry momentum.

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Women in Technology (WIT) Hires Industry Veteran Penny Collins as New President and CEO

Women In Technology

Women in Technology, an Atlanta-based non-profit organization committed to empowering girls and women to excel in STEAM from the classroom to the boardroom, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Penny Collins as President and CEO.

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FinTech South Announces National Leaders To Keynote Largest Fintech Event In Southeast

Fintech

FinTech South, the Southeast’s largest event dedicated to financial innovation and technology, will host three globally renowned keynote speakers at the April 22-23 event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, hosted by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

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Powering Profits Through Intelligent Pricing: PDI Launches Fuel Pricing Software in North America

Data Science & Analytics | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum and logistics industries, officially launched its fuel pricing solution in North America.

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Veristor and Forty8Fifty Labs to Host the Red Hat Mobile Portfolio Center on March 21

Business Process Management | Cloud | Infrastructure | Transportation Tech

Veristor Systems, Inc., a leading provider of transformative business technology solutions, together with Forty8Fifty Labs, the DevOps and software development subsidiary of Veristor Systems, today announced that they will be hosting the Red Hat Mobile Portfolio Center on March 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Veristor office in Duluth, Georgia.

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Tier4 Advisors Partners with “Bulldog 100” IT Recruiting Firm Robinson Key to Form New Entity Tier4 Group

Corporate Development | Information Security | Talent

Tier4 Advisors today announced a joint venture with Robinson Key in the creation of Tier4 Group – an IT Talent, Professional Services, and Security firm.

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Panel | START-UPWARD: Successful Entrepreneurs Creating Change and Impact; Presented by the RAISE Forum and Emory’s Goizueta Business School

Corporate Development | Digital Health | Sales Leadership

START-UPWARD, presented by the RAISE Forum, will share stories from the trenches of successful entrepreneurs who also deliver positive change and an upward impact.

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