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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MyBusiness by Alogent: Alogent and ebpSource Bring Financial Institution-Based, Real-Time Mobile Invoicing & Payments to SMBs

Fintech

Alogent, a global innovator in end-to-end enterprise payment processing, content management, and digital banking solutions for financial institutions, today announced the launch of MyBusiness by Alogent.

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Candid Partners Achieves Public Sector Partner Status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network

Cloud | Data Science & Analytics

ATLANTA – March 5, 2019 – Candid Partners, an enterprise cloud technology firm, today announces its selection as a Public Sector Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). In conjunction with this designation, the firm is launching a new public sector practice, led by industry veteran Jared Ripps. The practice will expand Candid Partners’ ability to provide cloud solutions to clients in public sector segments, including nonprofits, associations, non-governmental organizations, healthcare, and educational institutions.

Ripps joins Candid Partners as the former co-founder and Chief Operations Officer for consulting firm Broadgreen Solutions where he led its emerging public sector practice. He brings more than 20 years of experience in emerging technologies and large-scale projects including a 15-year tenure at The Coca-Cola Company where he was responsible for launching their first cloud computing environment.

“Candid Partners foundation was built on helping Fortune 500 companies migrate their business-critical workloads to the public cloud,” commented Jared Ripps, Senior Client Lead, Public Sector Leader for Candid Partners. He continued, “Now, I’m excited to have the opportunity to broaden the organization’s expertise for public sector clients. By launching this industry focused practice, we’ll be able to help public sector clients successfully take advantage of the public cloud within the specialized requirements they require with the same proven factory scale methodologies and toolsets Candid uses for its enterprise clients.”

“Organizations in the Public Sector are challenged to achieve great things with often limited resources,” commented Merrick Olives, Managing Partner at Candid Partners. “Our relationship with AWS will help leaders in the public sector engage in cloud computing projects that will ultimately let them more economically serve their constituents and focus on ensuring resources are being used to support core missions.”

For more information about Candid Partners’ deep expertise helping companies leverage the cloud, visit: https://www.candidpartners.com/

About Candid Partners
Candid Partners is an Atlanta-based technology and management results firm, combining enterprise-class scale and process with born-in-the-cloud domain expertise. As a collaborator with the top three cloud service providers, more than 80% of Candid’s architects hold certifications and/or accreditations with Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Candid’s management consultants come from the world’s top firms and are skilled at turning complex business needs into specific technology solutions. Together with Candid’s cutting-edge architects and DevOps specialists they are helping complex enterprises reap the benefits of the public cloud.

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BAMFi Secures $30 Million in Debt Funding from Solar Capital

Corporate Development | Fintech

BAMFi, a leading provider of fintech solutions headquartered in Atlanta, announced today the closing of $30 million of second lien debt financing from Solar Capital Partners, LLC and its affiliates.

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Finalists Selected for the 2019 TAG FinTech South Innovation Challenge

Education/STEM | Fintech

FinTech South, the Southeast’s largest event dedicated to financial innovation, announces 12 startups selected for the TAG FinTech Innovation Challenge’s 2019 class.

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Brett Welch and 3 others Join Infinity, Inc. Team

Corporate Development | Sales Leadership | Savannah

Over the past three months, Infinity, Inc. has added more than 50 years of technology experience to the team.

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TAG Unveils the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia

These companies were selected from the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies for showing the highest degree of innovation, the broadest scope and financial impact of their innovations, and the greatest effect of such innovation in promoting Georgia’s technology industry throughout the U.S. and globally.

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Technology Entrepreneur Chris Klaus to be Inducted Into Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

Fintech

Successful Visionary and Internet Pioneer to be Honored at The Summit Technology Showcase

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia

Fintech

TAG’S Top 40 Awards, sponsored by Cherry Bekaert,  recognize 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.

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Applications Open for the TAG FinTech South Innovation Challenge

Fintech

Winner of State’s Premier FinTech Startup Competition Receives $50,000 Cash Award

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The Summit 2019 Announces Innovation Evangelist, Best-Selling Author as Keynote Speaker

Fintech

Salesforce Lead for Global Customer Growth to Headline State’s Largest Tech Showcase

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