New LGIS/Harris Poll Study Reveals Nearly 4 in 5 CRE Developers Would Prefer Working With Banks That Offer Non-Recourse Repayment Options

Corporate Development | Fintech

A recent study commissioned by LGIS Group (LGIS – https://www.lgisgroup.com) revealed that, when selecting a financial institution to use for a commercial real estate (CRE) loan, 79 percent of U.S. CRE developers would be more likely to choose a bank that offered a non-recourse repayment over one that did not.

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PKM Partner David Wood Named Banking CPAs Member of the Year by Rainmaker Companies

Corporate Development | Fintech

Porter Keadle Moore (PKM – https://www.pkm.com/), an accounting and advisory firm serving public and private organizations in the financial services, technology and small business industries, announced today that Partner David Wood has been named “Banking CPAs Member of the Year” at the recent 2019 Rainmaker SuperConference.

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Cyviz powers the master control room of the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi

Well-handled logistics can make or break such an event – particularly one where many of the attendees may have special needs – so having seamless medical, transportation, scheduling, and accommodation support is paramount.

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PDI Releases New C-Store Shopper Report on Customer Behaviors Crucial to Loyalty Program Success

Sales Leadership | Supply Chain & Manufacturing

PDI, a global company with leading enterprise software solutions serving the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, has released a report that provides insights into c-store shoppers’ behaviors toward loyalty programs and recommends actionable strategies on how c-stores can improve their programs to attract new members and increase foot traffic.

 

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Georgia State to Offer Three-Day Blockchain Strategy Program in Atlanta

Blockchain

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business and Intuit Factory will offer Blockchain Strategy for Business Leaders July 31-Aug. 2 at the university’s Buckhead Center in Atlanta.

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LGIS Group Announces New Team Members in Response to Rapid CRE Industry Growth

Corporate Development

Today, LGIS Group (LGIS), the pioneer of Commercial Property Loan Insurance (CPLI) for the commercial real estate (CRE) lending industry, announced the addition of two new employees to its team of CRE industry professionals. Joining the company are Daniel Weingarten as the Vice President of Underwriting, and Tom P. Phelan as the Senior Vice President of Business Development.

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ConnexPay Receives Series A Funding of $7 Million

Fintech

ConnexPay, a payment provider changing the way travel intermediaries do business, announced today that it has raised a Series A funding round of $7 million led by BIP Capital, one of the Southeast’s most active venture investors. ConnexPay works by seamlessly matching payments from travel buyers to travel suppliers in real-time.

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Winners Announced for TAG Tenth Annual 2019 SSA Impact Awards

Southeastern Software Association

TAG SSA, a society of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Georgia’s premier organization for high-tech and software professionals, has announced the winners of the Tenth Annual TAG SSA Impact Awards.

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Gimme Launches VMS

Data Science & Analytics | Product Management

Gimme, whose solutions transform the way companies service micro markets, vending, and grocery delivery operations, today announced Gimme VMS. Designed for micro market, vending, and OCS/delivery management, Gimme VMS uses live field data to provide magnified and insightful access into operational data.

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AchieveIt Adds Custom Dashboards, Enhances List View In Planning Execution Software

Cloud

AchieveIt Online, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software for planning and execution, today announced significant new upgrades to its software platform, including custom visual dashboards to provide clear view of plan progress and a new List View to assist with performance and functionality.

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How to Justify EDR with Three Top Business Cases

Information Security

Increasing complexity and frequency of attacks have escalated the need for detection of attacks and incident response. Endpoints are the new battleground as they are a) more pervasive across the network, b) more commonly used by non-IT personnel, and c) less well-defended by IT teams who first move to secure the data center.

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PDI Acquires CStorePro, Providing Single-Store Operators Software to Run and Grow Their Business

Fintech | Supply Chain & Manufacturing

PDI, a global company with leading enterprise software solutions serving the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, has acquired CStorePro Technologies Inc., a provider of simple, self-provisioning and cost-effective mobile software designed to give single-store operators centralized visibility into sales, pricing and promotional data with real-time dashboards.

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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 & 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 & 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 & 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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